Entrepreneurship

15-credit Technical Certificate

Discover what it takes to start a successful small business venture and consider becoming your own boss. Explore the world of entrepreneurship in an interactive classroom setting by testing the feasibility of different business ideas, and develop a real-world business plan to improve the odds of success. Learn the realities of starting a business, such as assessing opportunities, defining the business concept, time commitment and related issues.

Some credits earned in Entrepreneurship may be applied toward degree and diploma programs within WCTC’s School of Business.

Required Courses

First Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 104-102 Marketing Principles3  
 145-100 Intro to Entrepreneurship3  
 101-105 Accounting Fundamentals3 *
 
Total Semester Credits
9
  
Second Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 104-104 Sales Principles3  
 104-109 Social Media Marketing3  
 
Total Semester Credits
6
  
+ (Proficiency Exam Available)
* (Prerequisites or substitutes may apply to this class.)

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Credit Transfer Opportunities

WCTC has agreements with local high schools and various four-year colleges and universities that enable students to transition more seamlessly from high school to WCTC to four-year colleges. Transcripted credit agreements provide high school students the opportunity to take WCTC courses at their high schools. Agreements with four-year colleges enable WCTC graduates in selected programs to transfer credits, often at junior-level standing. Agreements currently in place for this program are listed below.

High School Transfer Opportunities

WCTC Course

WCTC Credits Awarded

104-102 Marketing Principles 3
145-100 Intro to Entrepreneurship 3

Four Year College Transfer Opportunities

There are currently no college credit agreements for Entrepreneurship Certificate. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

UW-System Credit Transfer

If you are interested in attending a UW-campus, you should contact a transfer representative at the campus you plan to attend. You may also check credit transfer agreements between WCTC and the UW System to tell you which specific courses and general education classes may be accepted.

Important Cautionary Note:
This information is intended as a general description. Please verify the availability and details of the program that interests you with the transfer coordinator at the receiving institution.