Entrepreneurship

Courses

Minimum program credit hours: 30

Program Codes

Degree Option
Certificates
Hegis Code
5004
Curriculum Code
2240
General Requirements
9 credit hours
3
3
3
3
none
Core Requirements
21 credit hours
16
BUS 1430: Entrepreneurship I3
BUS 2540: Business Law II3
ENT 1440: Small Business Management3
ENT 1450: Entrepreneurship Finance3
CSC 1560: Microcomputer Applications I4
5-6
BUS 1410: Accounting Fundamentals3
BUS 1500: Introduction to Business3
BUS 1650: Global Business3
BUS 2270: Introduction to Taxation3
BUS 2550: Marketing3
BUS 2570: Principles of Management3
BUS 2580: Management & Organizational Behavior3
CMM 1610: Public Speaking3
CSC 1310: Introduction to World Wide Web1
CSC 1530: Web Publishing3
ENT 1460: Family Owned Businesses1
ENT 1470: Retail Management and Franchise Ownership3
ENT 1480: Entrepreneurship Internship3
Electives none
Important Points
  • Mathematics courses are selected based on a student’s background. MAT 1230: Mathematics of Business, MAT 1500: Problem Solving with Mathematics, or MAT1540: Elementary Statistics are recommended electives.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:
  1. Assess the feasibility of a business concept in the current local market along with its strengths and weaknesses. 
  2. Develop a business plan with components from each of the core courses that demonstrates the importance of planning before launching a business venture.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of entrepreneurship fundamentals in the areas of finance, accounting, marketing, management, communications, customer service, and the legal environment. 
  4. Develop the ability to identify resources and tools as well as build and manage teams of people with complementary skills to help them translate opportunities into sustainable solutions.