Do you dream of starting your own business?

Do you own a business or would you like to start one? Did you know that more than 80% of jobs are created by small businesses? Do you want to be a key member of your organization and bring an entrepreneurial mindset? If so, Gulf Coast State College can prepare you for a career in corporate entrepreneurship or business ownership.

Our Entrepreneurship Associate in Science degree provides you the planned curriculum to lay the foundation that benefits you in planning the business you will be proud to own.

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Enlightened Entrepreneur Workshops

I've learned so much in an hour that I can't wait to go out and start my own business
– Free Workshops/Millaway Institute for Entrepreneurship

Why choose the Entrepreneurship track over other degree programs at Gulf Coast State College?

Gulf Coast offers three programs in entrepreneurship allowing you to customize your education to your career needs.

The 60-credit-hour Associate in Science in Entrepreneurship is one of those options and it can lead to a BAS in Organizational Management 

The Associate in Science in Entrepreneurship can help you get a job in business management, customer service or related area after earning your degree. You can always start a business or acquire one as well. Entrepreneurial skills and mindset are one of the most sought skill sets employers are looking for in today's marketplace. Jump to the opportunity now!

If entrepreneurship is the career you’re looking for, apply now or check out one of Gulf Coast State College’s 150 other programs.

What jobs can I get by completing the Entrepreneurship Track program and completing a bachelor’s degree?

  • Mid-level Management
  • Sales
  • Research & Development
  • Non-for-profit Fundraising and Management
  • Self-employment


  • You'll get a great education with one of the lowest tuition rates in the state.
  • With small class sizes and professors who care, you'll get the personal attention you deserve.
  • More than 90% of our graduates would recommend Gulf Coast State College to others.

How do I apply to the entrepreneurship a.s. program?

To apply to the A.S. program, you’ll need to complete the general admission application to Gulf Coast State College and get in contact with the Program Coordinator once admitted. Visit the Gulf Coast admissions page to learn more about the application process.


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Program Requirements

Communications Area CH
•+*ENC1101, English I 3
+*ENC1102, English II 3
Humanities Area 3
Visual and Performing Arts *See General Education Requirement
Philosophy/Religion *See General Education Requirement
Literature *See General Education Requirement
Mathematics Area 3
•+* STA2023, Statistics
Social Sciences Area
Behavioral Sciences •ECO2013, Economics, Macro 3
Major Courses
ENT2000, Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
ENT2430, Funding Acquisition and Legal Issues 3
ENT2411, Small Business Accounting and Finance 3
ENT2112, Business Plans 3
ENT2172, Opportunity Analysis and Franchising 3
SMB2000, Small Business Management 3
#MNA1100, Human Relations in Management 3
MAR2011, Marketing 3
GEB1011, Introduction to Business 3
+#QMB1001, College Business Math 3
CGS1570, Microcomputer Applications 3
*ACG2001, Principles of Financial Accounting I 3
+*ACG2011, Principles of Financial Accounting II 3
ECO2023, Economics, Micro 3
Cooperative Education or Electives 3



• General Education Core.

+ Prerequisites and/or corequisites required. See course descriptions.

# Applies only to A.S. degree and certificate programs.

= PSAV course.

* Minimum grade of "C" required.


entrepreneurship   simulation lab

The Enactus entrepreneurship lab provides the students with the opportunity to design and manage entrepreneurial projects with a social purpose. It allows students to learn hands-on entrepreneurial skills while representing the College at a national competition sponsored by Fortune 500 companies.


Contact the ADVISOR

Emmanuel Hernandez, DBA
Assistant Professor, Entrepreneurship
850-769-1551, extension 2845

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Department Chair

Melanie Boyd
Chair, Business and Technology