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2018 - 2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Entrepreneurship, B.S.


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In recognition of the role entrepreneurship plays in the economic development of the nation, the entrepreneurship major focuses on the process of new venture creation, risks and rewards of entrepreneurship, identification and exploitation of entrepreneurial opportunities, and the managerial skills and important interrelationships between business functions (e.g., finance, marketing, management, human resources, and accounting) that are required for successful entrepreneurship.

The major in Entrepreneurship requires 27 credits including 12 credits beyond the General Education and GSBM requirements.  The12 credits of required are: ENTR 351 , ENTR 352  , ENTR 380  , and ENTR 452 .  Students can choose twelve (12) credits of electives from among the following courses: ENTR 353  , ENTR 360  , ENTR 361  , ENTR 384  , ENTR 386  , ENTR 388 , ENTR 450 , ENTR 457 , one 300-400 level course in Business, Management -HRM or Marketing. The 3 credit GSBM elective must be any 300-400 level course within the School of Business and Management.

 

**Effective Spring 2019, if a student is pursuing an Entrepreneurship major under an older catalog, but needs a course not offered to advance towards their degree, the following substitutions may be made:

  • If a student needs ENTR 353 , the student may substitute ENTR 352  
  • If a student needs ENTR 384  , the student may substitute ENTR 380  
  • If a student needs an elective, the student may substitute any of the electives listed above (under the Major in Entrepreneurship)

 

Requirements for the B.S. Degree in Entrepreneurship

A minimum of 120 credit hours are required to graduate with a B.S. in Entrepreneurship.  These credit hours are distributed as follows:

General Education and University Requirements    42 credits

Business Core and Supporting Courses    48 credits

Required Courses for the Entrepreneurship Major    30 credits

Total Credits    120

General Education and University Requirements 42 credits


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*denotes a department required supporting/major course which may fulfill a general education requirement and must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher

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*denotes a department required supporting/major course which may fulfill a general education requirement and must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher

Requirements for Entrepreneurship Major 30 credits


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1 ENTR Electives must be 3 courses chosen from:  ENTR 353 , ENTR 360 , ENTR 361 , ENTR 384 ENTR 386 , ENTR 388 , ENTR 450 , ENTR 457  

2 ENTR Elective must be 1 course chosen from:  BUAD 300-499, FIN 344, MGMT 300-499, MKTG 300-499

3 GSBM Elective must be 1 course chosen from:  ACCT 300-499, BUAD 300-499, ENTR 300-499, FIN 300-499, HOMG 300-499, INSS 300-499, MGMT 300-499, MKTG 300-499, SSCM 300-499

Total Credits 120


Suggested Curriculum Sequence


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