Entrepreneurship Major (A)

Entrepreneurship is characterized by creativity and innovation, risk-taking and learning from failure. Students in this program will develop a network of individuals, organizations and professionals who are entrepreneurial-minded and connected to resources. Students are expected to demonstrate competence in leveraging technology in market research and identification, develop a business model, prototype an idea for a business or service, and develop a business plan for a start up or participate in starting a company or new business venture. 

Program Learning Outcomes 

By fulfilling all of the course requirements for the Bachelor's of Science in Entrepreneurship, students will be able to: 

1. Develop and grow an entrepreneurial network of individuals, organizations and professionals.

2. Develop and display knowledge and skills related to innovation, creativity, problem-solving, perseverance and adaptability.

3. Ideate and identify emerging markets, trends, problems, and challenges.

4. Demonstrate competence in leveraging technology in market research and identification.

5. Articulate a vision for and commitment to ethical business practice in the education sector.

6. Demonstrate adaptability and “pivot-ability.”

7. Develop a business model and prototype an idea for a business or service.

8. Create and develop business plans.

9. Start or participate in starting a company/new business venture.


Core Requirements 1 45
Major Requirements 48
Electives 27
Minor: Optional
Total Hours 120

For transfer students, please see the Advanced Transfer Core.

Major Requirements

Required Core Courses
Business Statistics (counted in University Core)
Macroeconomics (counted in University Core)
Public Speaking (or COMM 201)
Interpersonal Communication
Core Business Requirements
ACCT 205Accounting & Finance for Business Professionals3
BUS 210Business Law I3
BUS 161Business Essentials3
or BUS 162 Quantitative Business Essentials
BUS 355Management Information Systems3
BUS 399Business Internship3
BUS 453Business Policy and Ethics (Business School Capstone)3
ECON 231Microeconomics3
MGMT 130Management & Leadership3
or MBA 544 People-Focused Management
MKTG 131Sales and Marketing3
Required Major Courses
ENTR 250Legal Landscape of Entrepreneurship3
MGMT 360Small Business Administration3
ENTR 362Planning New Ventures3
MKTG 426Marketing Research3
ENTR 390Entrepreneurship Practicum3
BUS 335Nonprofit Fundraising and Grant Writing3
Choose 1 of the following:3
Organizational Management Principles
Supply Chain Management
Total Hours48