Business Administration Major: Entrepreneurial Studies Option (B.S.)

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The Option in Entrepreneurial Studies is designed for students who intend to start a business, work for a new venture, or become involved in a new venture creation within an established organization. The option fosters an entrepreneurial culture throughout the program and the priority is real-world learning in the innovative environment of entrepreneurial ventures.

The focus is on innovation and creativity with the goal of exposing students to all the facets of running an innovative business. The program includes active student participation, a seminar format, and several guest speakers. Each student participates in a senior project and an internship at an entrepreneurial company.

A typical plan of study follows, showing the major-required courses. Students take 16-18 credits per semester. Discovery Program requirements (including the Inquiry requirement in the first two years) and elective courses are taken as well. Students are expected to follow this course plan. In the first three semesters, students cannot take more than two major courses in a single semester. The options have different requirements, which are provided below. For a detailed schedule/plan of study for each option, students should check with the Paul College Undergraduate Programs and Advising Office for specific recommendations.

Business Adminsistration core requirements:
ADMN 400Introduction to Business4
ADMN 403Computing Essentials for Business1
ADMN 410Management Information Systems4
ADMN 420Business Statistics4
ADMN 502Financial Accounting4
ADMN 503Managerial Accounting4
ADMN 570Introduction to Financial Management4
ADMN 575Behavior in Organizations4
ADMN 580Quantitative Decision Making4
ADMN 585Marketing4
ADMN 703Strategic Management: Decision Making 14
ECON 401Principles of Economics (Macro)4
ECON 402Principles of Economics (Micro)4
MATH 420Finite Mathematics4
or MATH 424A Calculus for Social Sciences
PHIL 430Ethics and Society4
PAUL 405Freshman Academic Experience I1
PAUL 406Freshman Academic Experience II1
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This is the capstone course in the business administration  program, and satisfies the capstone requirement of  the Discovery Program.

Depending of the choice of option and the specific requirements thereof, students may be able to take PAUL or non-PAUL electives in their junior or senior year.

Option in Entrepreneurial Studies

Required
MKTG 763Marketing Analytics4
or MKTG 764 New Product Development
DS 741Private Equity/Venture Capital4
DS/MGT 742Internship in Entrepreneurial and Management Practice4
MGT 732Exploration in Entrepreneurial Management4
Total Credits16