Business Entrepreneurship Pathway

11th and 12th Graders


The Business Entrepreneurship Pathway provides students the opportunity to develop skills to be successful in customer-focused careers and gain experience in the areas of technology, communication, and management. Students will explore the basics of business ownership and practice the fundamental concepts of developing a business plan while organizing and directing all functions of operating a business.

Student Experience & Projects

Activities emphasize a focus on leadership, teamwork, communication, and organization. Students will participate in the Academy Enterprise Store operation, community service events, call center training and practice, stock market simulation, entrepreneurship and career fairs, FBLA and DECA competitions, job shadow, and internships.

Possible Careers

  • Assistant Manager
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Office Assistant
  • Small Business Owner

Field Trips

  • Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting
  • Midwest Entrepreneurship Conference
  • Chick- fil-A
  • Gallup
  • Hudl
  • Archrival

Guest Speakers

  • Hudl
  • Punch-It Entertainment
  • Keller Williams
  • Flicker Promotions
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Wells Fargo
  • Gallup
  • Nebraska Bankers Association
  • Junior Achievement of Lincoln
  • Kawasaki
  • State Farm Insurance

Recommended Classes to Take at Your Home High School

Recommended pre-TCA courses to take at your home high school

Highly Recommended: World of Business, Information Technology I
Encouraged: Information Technology II

Dual Credits Available
Year 1 Classes
Junior (or Senior if pathway is not full)
Year 2 Classes
Returning TCA Senior

First Semester

Second Semester

First Semester

Second Semester

BSAD 1050 (3.0)
Intro to Business

BSAD 1070 (3.0)
Customer Service

BSAD 1010/1020 (3.0)
Microsoft Apps I -OR- II

ENTR 1050 (3.0)
Intro to Entrepreneurship

BSAD 2540 (3.0)
Principles of Management

ENTR 2480 (3.0)
Marketing for the Entrepreneur

BSAD 2310 (3.0)
Business Ethics

ECON 1200 (3.0)
Personal Finance

Additional high school courses taken at TCA to meet graduation requirements

(Students earn 30 LPS credits per year toward the 245 LPS credits required for graduation).

Year 1 Classes Year 2 Classes

First Semester

Second Semester

First Semester

Second Semester

11th LPS
Government and Politics
(5 LPS credits)

12th LPS
(5 LPS credits)

11th LPS
(5 LPS credits)

12th LPS
(5 LPS credits)

Senior English Seminar
(10 LPS credits)

Course completed over two semesters earning 5 credits each semester

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Related AA/AAS Degrees Offered at SCC

AA/AAS Degrees: Business Administration, Office Professional
Certificates/Diplomas: Business Administration, Office Professional