B.S. in Business: Entrepreneurship

64-66 units

Introduction

The entrepreneurship major focuses on the creation of social and economic value and is designed to prepare students for the intricacies of planning, launching, and leading a new business, with a focus on creativity and innovation, new venture planning, entrepreneurial finance, and managing and growing a new business. Entrepreneurship students learn how to shape entrepreneurial opportunities and assess financial and market feasibility. The entrepreneurship major includes working in teams, constructing business models, communicating with partners and customers, and assessing feasibility while launching a new venture or initiative. Entrepreneurship majors apply their knowledge and skills in academic and real-world settings.

Career Opportunities

The skills and competencies gained in this program are vital for the success of any business or organization, including early-stage startups, corporations, family businesses, nonprofits, franchises, and other settings. Graduates can start new businesses, buy existing ventures, or go into entrepreneurial positions in profit and not-for-profit ventures. Other career options include intrapreneurship (innovation in large organizations), venture capital, and social entrepreneurship.

Requirements

The entrepreneurship major comprises 64-66 units. Students must achieve an average GPA of 2.5 or higher in their major courses (this includes the Business Core).

Business Core Courses
ACCT 120Principles of Accounting I4
ACCT 121Principles of Accounting II3
MATH 130Introduction to Statistics3
MGMT 210Principles of Management3
BUSI 240Introduction to Information Systems3
ECON 250Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECON 251Principles of Microeconomics3
MKTG 260Principles of Marketing3
BUSI 296Business Law3
FIN 320Principles of Corporate Finance3
BUSI 370International Business3
MGMT 448Organization and Administrative Behavior3
MGMT 450Strategic Management3
Select one of the following:3-5
Quantitative Analysis for Management
Applied Calculus I
Calculus I
Entrepreneurship Courses
BUSI 110Business and Entrepreneurship3
ENTR 310Small Business Ventures3
ENTR 312Creativity and Innovation3
ENTR 313Negotiating Entrepreneurial Issues3
ENTR 314Entrepreneurial Management3
ENTR 315Social Entrepreneurship3
ENTR 320Entrepreneurship and Innovation Practicum3
Total Units64-66