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Business Administration – Entrepreneurship

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Bachelor of Science Degree

For those wishing to build their own enterprise, our Entrepreneurship degree provides the chance to
accomplish the following: (1) to create innovative, entrepreneurial organizations, with an emphasis on
sustainability and the green economy; and (2) to manage organizations in a highly competitive, global
environment that is infused with technological innovation. The major is built upon the educational
philosophy that we learn best while doing, by practicing and improving upon what we are learning.
After acquiring a sound foundation in finance and organizational practice, a student begins to put to
work what they have learned by creating their own enterprise as part of the degree program.

In addition to the stated Division goals for all students, graduates of the Business Administration –
Entrepreneurship program will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge theories, skills and practices common to the Entrepreneurship studies
  • Develop creative and critical thinking through the development of their own business enterprise
  • Complete a minimum of one capstone course or internship experience

Program of Study

General Core Requirements (12 courses)

Entering the Discussion (3 courses)
Writing Courses
En101 English Composition I
En102 English Composition II
Bookend Course
Fy100 Quest for Success: The First Year Experience

Exploring Diversity (8 courses)
Humanities Courses
Two courses with Ar, Cm, Cw, En, Hu, Mu, and Ph Prefixes; also includes any language course
Social Sciences
Two courses in Criminal Justice, History & Politics, Psychology, or Social Sciences
Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Two courses in Biology, Environmental Studies, Math, or Natural Science
Career Enhancing
Two courses in Business Administration, Management, or related discipline

Consolidating Knowledge (one course)
Mg480 Business Ventures Research or Mg495 Internship

Professional Core (6 courses):
Mg110 Accounting Fundamentals
Mg120 Foundations of Economics
Mg130 Marketing Fundamentals
Mg150 Organizational Management
Mg210 Operational Finance
Mg225 Business Law

Entrepreneurship Management Core (7 courses):
Mg360 Social Entrepreneurship
Mg362 Systems Thinking & Knowledge Management
Mg365 New Ventures
Mg465 Applied Ventures Practice
Three 300/400-level Business Division Courses

General and Recommended Business Electives (7 courses)

Sample Program Sequence
First Year – Fall
En101 English Composition I
Fy100 Quest for Success: The First Year Experience
Mg120 Foundations of Economics OR General Core
Mg150 Organizational Management

First Year – Spring
En102 English Composition II
Mg110 Accounting
Mg130 Marketing Fundamentals OR General Core
General Core

Second Year – Fall
Mg210 Operational Finance
Mg225 Business Law
General Core OR Mg120 Foundations of Economics
General Core

Second Year – Spring
Mg130 Marketing Fundamentals OR General Core
Mg360 Social Entrepreneurship
300/400-level Management Core
General Core

Third Year – Fall
Mg365 New Ventures OR Business Elective
300/400-level Management Core
General Core
General Elective

Third Year – Spring
Mg362 Systems Thinking and Knowledge Management
Mg465 Applied Ventures Practice OR Business Elective
General Core
General Elective

Fourth Year – Fall
Mg365 New Ventures OR Business Elective
Mg480 Business Ventures Research OR Business Elective
General Core
General Elective

Fourth Year – Spring
Mg465 Applied Ventures Practice OR Business Elective
Mg480 Business Ventures Research OR Business Elective OR Business Elective
General Core OR General Elective
General Elective

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