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Business Administration - Global Entrepreneurship

Curriculum Description

Business Administration

Career Cluster:     Business Management & Administration, Finance, Government & Public Administration, and Marketing

Pathway:              Business Administration

Program Major    Business Administration

Pathway Description

The Business Administration curriculum is designed to introduce students to the various aspects of the free enterprise system. Students will be provided with a fundamental knowledge of business functions, processes, and an understanding of business organizations in today’s global economy. Course work includes business concepts such as accounting, business law, economics, management, and marketing. Skills related to the application of these concepts are developed through the study of computer applications, communication, team building, and decision making. Through these skills, students will have a sound business education base for lifelong learning. Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in government agencies, financial institutions, and large to small business or industry.

The following represents one way in which the certificate can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success. (CTE-Y C25120G1)


NC CIP: 52.0201
Day, Evening and Online
POS Approved: Fall 2022

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 0 3
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing 3 0 0 3
  Total: 8 2 0 9

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BAF 143 Financial Planning 3 0 0 3
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3 0 0 3
INT 110 International Business 3 0 0 3
  Total: 9 0 0 9

Total Credit Hours: 18

Additional Information

Global Entrepreneurship is a certificate under the curriculum title of Business Administration. This certificate is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth as self-employed business owners.

Course work includes developing a student’s ability to make informed decisions as future business owners. Courses include general management concepts, international business and marketing. Additional course work includes computers and business law.

Through these skills, students will have a sound education base in global entrepreneurship for lifelong learning. Graduates are prepared to be self-employed and open their own businesses.