Business Administration BS, Entrepreneurship Emphasis

General Education Requirements

All Business majors must meet the university general education requirements. As part of meeting the university's general education requirements, all Business majors must complete the prerequisite courses below :

ECON 1001Principles of Microeconomics (MOTR ECON 102)3
ECON 1002Principles of Macroeconomics (MOTR ECON 101)3
MATH 1030College Algebra (MOTR MATH 130)3
MATH 1100Basic Calculus3
MATH 1105Basic Probability and Statistics3

Degree Requirements

All Business majors must meet College of Business G.P.A., good standing and credit requirements as outlined in the Bulletin.

Lower Division Business Core Requirements

ACCTNG 2400Fundamentals of Financial Accounting3
ACCTNG 2410Managerial Accounting3
BUS AD 2900Legal Environment of Business3
INFSYS 2800Information Systems Concepts and Applications3
Total Hours12

Upper Division Requirements

ENGL 3120Business Writing3

Upper Division Non-Business or Business Requirement

Two global awareness courses selected from an approved list maintained in the Office of Undergraduate Academic Advising in the College of Business Administration; also available on our web site.

Upper Division Business Requirements

ENT 3100
ENT 3100Applications of Entrepreneurship 13
FINANCE 3500Financial Management3
SCMA 3300Business Analytics and Statistics3
SCMA 3301Introduction to Supply Chain Management3
MGMT 3600Management and Organizational Behavior3
MGMT 4219Strategic Management3
MKTG 3700Basic Marketing3
A minimum of 15 additional hours of upper division approved business electives15
Total Hours36

Assessment Requirement

MGMT 4220Business Assessment Testing0

Emphasis Area Requirements

Required Courses
ENT 3650Experiential Entrepreneurship3
ENT/BUS AD 4001Accelerate Capstone3
Choose three of the following courses: 19
Creativity and Systems for Innovation
Seminar in Venture Capital and Private Equity
Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management
Introduction to Project Management
Total Hours15

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, graduates should be able to:

  • Articulate and apply foundational knowledge associated with core business disciplines (accounting, finance, supply chain management, marketing, information technology, and management). (Functional Business Knowledge)
  • (a) Identify business problems and opportunities, (b) analyze relevant strategic, tactical, and operational options through qualitative and quantitative methods in order to (c) make recommendations and provide the rationale behind decisions. (Decision Making Skills)
  • Identify and evaluate global business factors, including the opportunities, constraints and risks of operating across various country environments. (Global Orientation)
  • Identify legal/ethical issues, assess impact, and decide on a socially responsible course of action. (Ethical Orientation)
  • Students will be able to effectively communicate business issues, analyses and recommendations in written and oral presentations to stakeholders. (Business Communication Skills)
  • Develop technological and quantitative skills, including those associated with statistics, data visualization and analysis, project management, social media, and those commensurate with their business specialization. (Technological Skills)
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills to collaborate within diverse teams, effectively engage with stakeholders in a professional manner, and develop leadership skills. (Interpersonal Skills)
  • Utilize innovation and creativity tools and techniques to solve business and social problems. 
  • Describe how venture capital and private equity processes operate, and explain other sources of financing for entrepreneurial ventures. 
  • Demonstrate an entrepreneurial mindset by creating and launching a real-world business or social venture. 
  •  Demonstrate expertise in applying methods and processes that support effective scaling of entrepreneurial ventures, including operational and strategic planning, project management techniques, and protecting technology. 

Sample Four Year Plan

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
INTDSC 100311MATH 11003
MATH 10303ECON 10013
ENGL 11003INFSYS 28003
ENT 10013CORE - Communication Proficiency3
INFSYS 18003EXPLORE - Humanities and Fine Arts3
CORE - U.S. History & Government3 
 16 15
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
MATH 11053ACCTNG 24103
ACCTNG 24003BUS AD 29003
ECON 10023SCMA 33003
EXPLORE - Math and Sciences3ENT 36503
EXPLORE - Humanities and Fine Arts3EXPLORE - Humanities and Fine Arts3
 15 15
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
MGMT 36003FINANCE 35003
MKTG 37003SCMA 43473
SCMA 33013ENT 3000-level course3
ENT 30403Cultural Diversity Requirement3
ENGL 31203Non-Business Elective3
 15 15
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
FINANCE 35453MGMT 4219
MGMT 4220
3
MGMT 46143ENT 40013
Global Awareness Course3Global Awareness Course 3
Non-Business Elective6Non-Business Elective6
 15 15
Total Hours: 121

PLEASE NOTE: This plan is an example of what a four year plan could look like for a typical student. Placement exam scores in math as well as the completion of coursework may change the plan. It should not be used in the place of regular academic advising appointments. All students are encouraged to meet with their advisor each semester. All requirements are subject to change.