Department of Management

Entrepreneurship Concentration

The entrepreneurship concentration prepares students to be an “outside of the box” thinker and innovator in today’s complex global economy. Using an interdisciplinary focus, students who complete the concentration will:

  • Develop the management skills required to identify and launch new business ventures around innovative products, services and technologies
  • Develop an understanding of the concepts and activities associated with entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Understand the financial aspects of an entrepreneurial venture from start-up to “harvest”
  • Discover their individual “entrepreneurial spirit” through experiential learning in interdisciplinary classes and the College’s Venture Lab

As a capstone experience in the entrepreneurship concentration students will develop the essential components of a new venture/new opportunity business plan.

The required courses within the Entrepreneurship concentration consist of:

  • 64.361 - Starting a New Venture
  • 64.362 - Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • 64.463 - Managing Innovation
  • 64.464 - Finance for Emerging Business Enterprises

Recommended Course Sequence*

Freshman
College Writing I
Management Pre-calculus
College Writing II
Management Calculus
General Education Courses

Sophomores
Financial Accounting
Statistics
Macro Economics
Professional Communication
Micro  Economics
Managerial Accounting
Marketing Principles
Operations Analysis

Juniors
Cost Management
Business Finance
Starting a New Venture
Corporate Entrepreneurship
Operations Management
Management Information Systems
Organizational Behavior
General Education Courses

Seniors
Managing Innovation
Finance for Emerging Business Enterprises

COM/Non-COM Electives
Strategic Management 


*Please consult the College of Management curriculum work sheet for a detailed list of specific course requirements in the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program.