The Entrepreneurial Technology certificate prepares graduates with knowledge of business practices and application software that will serve as the basis for organization, management and coordination of a variety of small offices and workplaces.  Students can apply earned credits from this certificate to the Business Technology degree.

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Financial Assistance funds cannot be applied towards this program. Request for eligibility to utilize Financial Assistance funds for this program is currently pending.

This certificate will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the certificate, please notify the Office of the Registrar at RegistrarOffice@tri-c.edu.

Learn more about how certificate credits apply to the related degree.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Students must be able to touch type at a combined speed and accuracy rate of 35 wpm.  Typing placement test available in Campus Assessment Centers.  Students who do not achieve appropriate score on placement test must complete BT-1000 Keyboarding and Document Formatting course and pass with a minimum grade of "C" prior to entrance to this certificate program.

Program Learning Outcomes

This program is designed to prepare students to demonstrate the following learning outcomes: 

  1. Work independently and collaboratively to meet the needs of the organization.
  2. Exhibit professional and ethical conduct in personal and professional relationships according to office protocol.
  3. Communicate verbally and in writing to co-workers, clients and other professionals using appropriate media.
  4. Determine and use various office applications software to develop, document, and manage office project, procedures and systems.
  5. Apply knowledge of time, resources, and office management to support effective office operations, guidelines and goals.
Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
BADM-1020 Introduction to Business 3
BT-1201 Word Processing 3
Select one of the following: 3
College Composition I  
Honors College Composition I  
Select one of the following: 3
Computer Applications  
Honors Computer Applications  
 Credit Hours12
Second Semester
BT-2410 Administrative Management 3
BT-1700 Business Spreadsheets (Excel) 3
Select one of the following: 2-3
QuickBooks Immersion  
Information & Records Management  
BT-xxxx
Business Technology Elective 
Select one of the following: 3
Business Communications  
Honors Business Communications  
 Credit Hours11-12
Summer Completion
BT-2040 Emerging Workplace Technology 3
BT-2300 Business Database Systems (Access) 3
BT-2700 Advanced Business Spreadsheets (Excel) 3
 Credit Hours9
 Total Credit Hours32-33