Entrepreneurial Studies Level I

Entrepreneurial Studies Level I

The Entrepreneurial Studies Level I program is designed to provide students with an introduction to the entrepreneurial process. Courses include a history of entrepreneurship, current research into its impacts on society, types of business start-up opportunities, and creating a preliminary business plan, as well as securing a healthy financial future.

Program Code


5819N Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Entrepreneurial Studies Level I Fall 2019


While the certificate does not transfer to university programs, specific courses may transfer as electives.

Employment Outlook*

The salary range for people who own their own business can range dramatically depending on the size and success of the business. In addition, people who earn degrees in entrepreneurship can work for other organizations.

Job titles associate with entrepreneurial studies include:

  • Business Owner (entrepreneur)
  • General Manager
  • Human Resource Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • Store Manager

*Source: Occupational Information Network (O*NET) at https://www.onetonline.org.

  • Business internships
  • DECA (student business association with professional development opportunities)
  • Service learning and volunteerism

Mark Barton, Program Director
Office: BUS 130
Phone: (480) 425-6913

Sue Sandblom, Department Chair
Office: BUS 126
Phone: (480) 425-6792

Brenda Lawson, Division Secretary
Office: BUS 121
Phone: (480) 423-6253

Need more info?

Set up an advising meeting by emailing mark.barton@scottsdalecc.edu