Isothermal Community College

Business Sciences

Entrepreneurship - Degree

Academic Development

if applicable

DRE 096
DRE 097
DRE 098
DMA 010
DMA 020
DMA 030
DMA 040
DMA 050
DMA 060
DMA 070
DMA 080

First semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ACA 115 - Success and Study Skills [OR] None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer
ACA 122 - College Transfer Success None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer
BUS 110 - Introduction to Business None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
BUS 115 - Business Law None 3 3 Fall
BUS 139 - Entrepreneurship I None 3 3 Fall
CIS 110 - Introduction to Computers None 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
ETR 220 - Innovation and Creativity None 3 3 Fall


Second semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
BUS 137 - Principles of Management None 3 3 Fall, Spring
ENG 111 - Writing & Inquiry Satisfactory placement scores or DRE 098 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
ETR 230 - Entrepreneurial Marketing None 3 3 Spring
Humanities Elective Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
MAT 110 - Mathematical Measurement and Literacy [OR] Satisfactory placement scores or DMA 025 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
MAT 143 - Quantitative Literacy [OR] Satisfactory placement scores or DMA 025, DMA 045 and DRE 098 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
MAT 152 - Statistical Methods Satisfactory placement scores or DMA 025, DMA 045 and DRE 098 4 5 Fall, Spring, Summer
WEB 140 - Web Development Tools None 3 3 Spring


Third semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ACC 120 - Principles of Financial Accounting None 4 5 Fall, Spring, Summer
CTS 130 - Spreadsheet None 3 4 Spring, Summer
ECO 252 - Principles of Macroeconomics None 3 3 Fall, Spring
ENG 112 - Writing/Research in the Discipline ENG 111 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
COM 231 - Public Speaking None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
Other Required Elective Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer


Fourth semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ACC 121 - Principles of Managerial Accounting ACC 120 4 5 Fall, Spring
BUS 245 - Entrepreneurship II BUS 139 3 3 Spring
BUS 260 - Business Communication ENG 110 or ENG 111 3 3 Spring
ECO 251 - Principles of Microeconomics None 3 3 Fall, Spring
ETR 240 - Funding for Entrepreneurs ACC 120 3 3 Spring
WBL 110 - World of Work Last Semester 1 1 Fall, Spring


Program contact

Rick Childress

Accounting and Business Instructor
Business Sciences
rchildress@isothermal.edu
828-395-1641
Business Sciences 107


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Related Programs

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Electives: ACC 129, ACC 180, BUS 153, BUS 230, BUS 253, BUS 255, CTS 115, CTS 125, MKT 120, MKT 123, MKT 220