Business Administration BS, Entrepreneurship Emphasis
The Entrepreneurship emphasis area will focus on students acquiring knowledge, abilities, and skills enabling them to ultimately develop and successfully launch entrepreneurial ventures in small, medium sized, corporate, and not-for-profit organizational settings.
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 1001||Principles of Microeconomics (MOTR ECON 102)||3|
|ECON 1002||Principles of Macroeconomics (MOTR ECON 101)||3|
|MATH 1030||College Algebra (MOTR MATH 130)||3|
|MATH 1100||Basic Calculus||3|
|or BUS AD 1107||Quantitative Methods for Business|
|MATH 1105||Basic Probability and Statistics||3|
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 2400||Fundamentals of Financial Accounting||3|
|ACCTNG 2410||Managerial Accounting||3|
|BUS AD 2900||Legal Environment of Business||3|
|INFSYS 2800||Information Systems Concepts and Applications||3|
Upper Division Requirements
|ENGL 3120||Business Writing||3|
Upper Division Non-Business or Business Requirement
Upper Division Business Requirements
|ENT 3100||Applications of Entrepreneurship 1||3|
|FINANCE 3500||Financial Management||3|
|SCMA 3300||Business Analytics and Statistics||3|
|SCMA 3301||Introduction to Supply Chain Management||3|
|MGMT 3600||Management and Organizational Behavior||3|
|MGMT 4219||Strategic Management||3|
|MKTG 3700||Principles of Marketing||3|
|A minimum of 15 additional hours of upper division approved business electives||15|
Course is required for BS Accounting and all BS Business Administration majors.
|MGMT 4220||Business Assessment Testing||0|
Emphasis Area Requirements
|ENT 3100||Applications of Entrepreneurship 1||3|
|ENT 4001||Accelerate Capstone||3|
|Choose four of the following courses: 2||12|
|Creativity and Systems for Innovation|
|Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management|
|Seminar in Venture Capital and Private Equity|
|Customer Relationship Management (CRM)|
|Introduction to Project Management|
|New Product Development|
ENT 3100 should be taken before any electives in the program.
Other elective courses may be taken with approval of program coordinator.
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
|INTDSC 10031||1||BUS AD 1107 or MATH 1100||3|
|MATH 1030||3||ECON 1001||3|
|ENGL 1100||3||INFSYS 2800||3|
|ENT 1100||3||CORE - Communication Proficiency||3|
|INFSYS 1800||3||EXPLORE - Humanities and Fine Arts||3|
|CORE - US History and Government||3|
|MATH 1105||3||ACCTNG 2410||3|
|ACCTNG 2400||3||BUS AD 2900||3|
|ECON 1002||3||SCMA 3300||3|
|EXPLORE - Mathematics and Life/Natural Sciences||3||ENT 3100||3|
|EXPLORE - Humanities and Fine Arts||3||EXPLORE - Humanities and Fine Arts||3|
|MGMT 3600||3||FINANCE 3500||3|
|MKTG 3700||3||ENT 3000-Level Elective||3|
|SCMA 3301||3||Cultural Diversity Requirement||3|
|ENT 3000-level Elective||3||Electives||6|
|ENT 3000-level Electives||6||MGMT 4219|
& MGMT 4220
|Global Awareness Course||3||ENT 4100||3|
|Elective||6||Global Awareness Course||3|
|Total Hours: 120|
INTDSC 1003 is required only for first-time freshmen and transfer students with less than 24 college credits.
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.