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Business Management & Entrepreneurship


Associate of Applied Business in Business Management and Entrepreneurship

Hocking’s Business Management and Entrepreneurship degree program prepares you for work in a variety of business management jobs and careers ranging from manager trainee to field sales. The program is designed to provide entrepreneurship training to those new to the business world as well as individuals already in the field of business.

Completion of a practicum in area businesses, industries, or agencies provides an opportunity for you to implement skills learned. You may choose to continue skill development by completing an optional internship or co-operative work experience.

The training you receive from the Business Management and Entrepreneurship degree program is invaluable when you are looking for any business management jobs. Hocking College gives you the tools and skills you need to work in the field of business, or to start your own. With great entrepreneurship training and business management courses, Hocking College is the ideal place to get your degree.

Program Outcomes

The following outcomes are skills, behaviors, and attitudes cultivated in students seeking the Associate of Applied Business in Business Management and Entrepreneurship:

  • Effectively use a computer to develop accounting records;
  • Make sound management decisions based upon planning and examination of appropriate alternatives;
  • Understand the legal system as it relates to business systems;
  • Develop and implement appropriate marketing strategies;
  • Maintain high ethical standards in business dealings;
  • Effectively perform the staffing process;
  • Perform various analytical business tasks;
  • Communicate effectively through varied media (e.g., written, verbal, visual);
  • Use effective quantitative skills in business activities; and,
  • Utilize professional demeanor through appropriate conduct, dress, and exhibited attitude.



Associate of Applied Business in Business Management and Entrepreneurship

Course of Study

For students entering May 2015

COURSE NO.FIRST SEMESTERClass HoursLab HoursCredit HoursCourse Fee
BUS-1100Small Business Management2.002.003.00$92.00
BUS-2247MS Excel for Windows2.002.003.00$190.00
ACC-1101Financial Accounting I2.002.003.00$99.00
ENGL-1510English Composition I4.000.004.00$50.00
GS-1000HC Cornerstone1.000.001.00$40.00
COURSE NO.SECOND SEMESTERClass HoursLab HoursCredit HoursCourse Fee
BUS-1102Principles and Practices of Management3.000.003.00$25.00
EC-1102Developing & Managing an Online Business2.002.003.00$204.00
MATH-1108Intermediate Algebra3.000.003.00$40.00
ENGL-2223Business Writing3.000.003.00$40.00
COURSE NO.THIRD SEMESTERClass HoursLab HoursCredit HoursCourse Fee
BUS-2210Human Resources Management2.002.003.00$107.00
BUS-2125Principles of Finance2.002.003.00$107.00
EC-2267E-Project Management2.002.003.00$229.00
ECON-1140Principles of Microeconomics2.002.003.00$92.00
COURSE NO.FOURTH SEMESTERClass HoursLab HoursCredit HoursCourse Fee
BUS-2296Business Practicum1.008.002.00$115.00
BUS-1200Business Law3.000.003.00$40.00
BUS-2243Business Security2.002.003.00$92.00
HUM-2203Introduction to Ethics3.000.003.00$15.00
SUPR-2235Supervision and Leadership3.000.003.00$15.00
***Mics Electives0.000.001.00


Hocking College reserves the right to modify curricular requirements, to change course content, and change course fees at any time.

Career Opportunities

Completion of the Business Management and Entrepreneurship program prepares you for entry-level positions as a manager or a manager trainee, and ultimately, to own and operate your own business. Specialized certificates also provide opportunities for employment as a personnel manager, realtor or sales associate.

Hocking College

3301 Hocking Parkway
Nelsonville, OH 45764