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Small Business/Entrepreneurship (AAS-SBD)

Program Locations:  Bay Minette, Brewton, Thomasville, Monroeville, and Fairhope Campuses

Length: Four Semesters

The Associate in Applied Science degree in Small Business/ Entrepreneurship is an occupational degree, which introduces the principles of management and supervision, accounting concepts, and small business development skills. The program is designed to enable graduates of the program to enter lower level management and accounting positions and prepare individuals for small business management.

This is a career program designed for students to go directly into the labor market upon completion. Although some of the courses in this program will transfer to four-year institutions, this program is not designed to be a transfer program of study; therefore, it is not subject to the terms and conditions of STARS.

Semester One

Item # Title Credits
BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 105 Customer Services 3
BUS 146 Personal Finance 3
BUS 188 Personal Development 3
BUS 215 Business Communication 3
WKO 107 or ORI 101 + 1
Sub-total Credits 16

Semester Two

Item # Title Credits
BUS 177 Salesmanship 3
CIS 146 Microcomputer Applications 3
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
MTH 116 or MTH 100 + 3
OAD 218 or OAD 233 + 3
Sub-total Credits 15

Semester Three

Item # Title Credits
BUS 241 Principles of Accounting I 3
BUS 263 The Legal and Social Environment of Business 3
BUS 275 Principles of Management 3
OAD 137 Computerized Financial Record Keeping 3
ECO 231 or ECO 232 + 3
Sub-total Credits 15

Complete Graduation Application

Semester Four

Item # Title Credits
BUS 242 Principles of Accounting II 3
BUS 276 Human Resource Management 3
BUS 279 Small Business Management 3
BUS 285 Principles of Marketing 3
Humanities and Fine Arts Elective (T) + 3
Sub-total Credits 15


*Depending on the program or course, a student may also be required to purchase certain necessary tools and supplies.





Financial Aid is Available


Thomasville Campus

30755 Highway 43 South
Thomasville, AL 36784

Brewton Campus

220 Alco Drive
Brewton, AL 36426

Bay Minette Campus

1900 Highway 31 South
Bay Minette, AL 36507

Atmore Campus

6574 AL Hwy 21
Atmore, AL 36502