Build Your Future as an Entrepreneur

Fullerton College’s entrepreneurship program is designed to provide students with key considerations for starting and managing a business. Everyone can be an Entrepreneur. We will guide you step-by-step through solid business planning. Upon program completion, students will have a business plan and operational skills necessary to start or expand a business.

Upon completion of the program students will be able to:

  • Create a basic business plan for a small business.
  • Use a working vocabulary of business terminology.
  • Analyze a routine business request and respond with a written letter that illustrates good business writing skills.

For additional information, visit the Fullerton College Business/CIS website:

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  • Apply for financial aid:
  • Take the online orientation
  • Take assessment exam
  • Meet with a Counselor
  • Update Personal info in My Gateway
  • Register for classes
  • Pay fees

Gary Graves, Professor

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Frequently Asked Questions

The cost is $46 per unit. Non-resident tuition: $258 per unit PLUS enrollment fees (Non-Resident Tuition includes $19.00 Capital Outlay fee per Ed Code 76141).

Costs may vary; please visit website for more information:

Associate degree or certificate completion depends on program unit requirements and whether student is enrolled full time or part time.

For information on jobs in this industry sector and their median annual salaries visit:

Average Salary: $52,990 – $152,870
• Services
• Restaurant, Coffee Shop and Bakery
• Retail and Online Store
• Medical and Health Care
• Manufacturing
• Nonprofit
• Bar and Nightclub
• Farm and Food Production
• Wholesale and Distributor
• Construction and Engineering

In Los Angeles County, there are nearly 232,000 self-employed workers in community college relevant occupations. The occupation with the largest number of self-employed workers in 2016 was childcare workers, with nearly 28,500 total workers in the county. The second-highest occupation was hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists, with over 15,600 self-employed workers in 2016. Selfemployed workers in this occupation are expected to grow by nearly 1,300 workers due to creating new jobs and replacement needs (ex. retirements) in the next five years, which is an eight percent increase.

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Gary Graves, Professor


Average Salary in this Field

$52,990 to

$152,870Per Year

Careers in this Field


Construction and Engineering

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