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Entrepreneurship Academy
 

Industry Sector: Marketing, Sales and Services

   

Pathway Description

San Marcos Entrepreneurship Academy provides a focus for students to become involved in a variety of business courses and engages with real people, business folks and partners, and experiences where business skills are applied. Through collaboration, guest speakers, projects and partnerships SMEA is a way to dive-in and experience what the business world is all about.

 

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Skills Acquired

  • Public speaking

  • Critical thinking

  • Collaborative work

  • Problem Solving

  • Using Social Media as a promotional tool

  • LivePlan Platform

Work Based Learning Activities

  • Mentorship

  • Job Shadows

  • Mock Interviews

  • Internship Opportunities

  • Work Experience Education

  • Pitching Business Plans

  

  

  

  


Hi, I'm Rina, and this year I'm really excited to learn more about marketing and how to overall grow a business . Being in the

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Entrepreneurship Academy has opened up so many opportunities

for me. Just a couple years ago, taking the Marketing and Advertising classes led me to be able to get a job where I got to work doing marketing and photography at the Paige Youth Center. Because of my time in the Entrepreneurship Academy, I would have to say that I'm much more of a realist now. You can have great ideas and things can come to fruition, but at the same time, it takes a lot of hard work and not just “the idea”.


Hi, I’m Michelle and I’m a sophomore in the Entrepreneurship Academy and I'm really looking forward to gaining valuable business skills and life skills.


Hi everyone I’m Jeffrey Smith, I’m an advisor and mentor to the San Marcos Entrepreneurship Academy. We give them as many life lessons as we can, important things they are going to use, whether they start their own business or not. Skills in public speaking, being able to take and give constructive criticism and work together as a group. Those are all things they do on a pretty regular basis and I'm excited to see what comes out the other end.


  

Entrepreneurship Academy Courses

Course Catalog

Course Title and Description Type of Course UC a-g Dual Enrollment 
MARKETING (MKT 101 & SBCC MKT 164g) Introductory

g

YES

FINANCE  (FIN 100 & FIN 101) Concentrator

g

YES
ENTREPRENEURSHIP (ENT 201) Capstone

g

YES

Personalized Learning Course (begins in 2024) Capstone

g

 

Entrepreneurship Academy Instructors

Bryan Anderson

banderson@sbunified.org
 

Sergio Villa

svilla@sbunified.org
 

Jamie Devries

jdevries@sbunified.org
 

Jarrod Bradley

jbradley@sbunified.org
 

 

  

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