2021-2022 College Catalog

Small Business Ownership TCC

Small Business Ownership TCC (Major Code: SBO1)

Program Description

This technical certificate was designed to offer the needed support to small business owners and potential small business owners by teaching the skills to operate a successful business. It will provide an overview of activities that are involved in planning, establishing, and managing a small business.

This Program is Not Available for Financial AId.

Career Information


Small Business Owners

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 20.2% nationally and 4.1% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $45,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually. 

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Program Contact Information

Michelle Roach
Program Coordinator, Business Management
Academic Building C1110I


Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 2 terms
Program Credit Hours: 15
Estimated Program Cost: $3,184

Course Outline


ACCT 1140Small Business Accounting


MKTG 2010Small Business Management


ACCT 1145Small Business Accting/Finance


MKTG 2210Entrepreneurship


Total Credit Hours: 15

Program Outcomes

1. Graduates should develop a business plan and display the ability to plan and research the product/service, place/location, promotion, and the pricing strategy of a small business.
2. Graduates should display the ability to use research techniques and develop plans in searching for small business opportunities
3. Graduates should communicate knowledgeably and professionally with accountants/financial consultants with regard to setting up and operating a small business