Program Requirements

Program Requirements

B.S. Entrepreneurship Program Guide

The Entrepreneurship Major was created to meet the needs of students who want to develop and run their own companies or engage in entrepreneurship management practices. Through courses such as New Venture Development, Strategic Issues in Family Business, and Entrepreneurship and Innovation, students gain insight into what it takes to be their own boss.

For all Entrepreneurship course descriptions and additional information refer to the 2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Course Catalog.

Students working toward a B.S. in Business Administration with a Major in Entrepreneurship must maintain a 2.00 grade point average overall and a 2.50 grade point average in all business courses taken.

Plan of Study

I. General Education Requirements (52-54 s.h.)

Communications (9-10 s.h.)

  • COMP 01.111 College Composition I or COMP 01.105 Intensive College Composition I
  • COMP 01.112 College Composition II
  • CMS 04.205 Public Speaking

Math and Science (13 s.h.)

  • MATH 03.125 Calculus Techniques and Applications or MATH 01.130 Calculus I
  • STAT 02.260 Statistics I
  • CS 01.200 Computing Environments or CS 01.102 Intro to Programming or CS 04.110 Intro to Programming using Robots
  • Lab Science Course (4 s.h.)

Social and Behavioral Science (9 s.h.)

  • ECON 04.101 Introduction to Economics - a Macroeconomic Perspective
  • ECON 04.102 Introduction to Economics - a Microeconomic Perspective
  • Choice from Approved Gen Ed Guide

History/Humanities/Language (6 s.h.)

  • Must take two different disciplines. One of the two courses should be designated as a Literature course.
  • Choice from Approved Gen Ed Guide

Artistic and Creative Experience (3 s.h.)

  • Choice from Approved Gen Ed Guide

Non-Program (Non-Business) Electives (12 s.h.)

  • Choice from Approved Gen Ed Guide

II. Free Elective Requirements (6-8 s.h.)

  • Rowan Seminar Course (Freshman Only)
  • Choice from Approved Gen Ed Guide

III. Major Area Requirements (60 s.h.)

Business Core Courses (27 s.h.)

  • MKT 09.200 Principles of Marketing
  • ACC 03.210 Principles of Accounting I
  • ACC 03.211 Principles of Accounting II
  • MGT 98.242 Legal Environment of Business
  • MGT 06.305 Operations Management
  • FIN 04.300 Principles of Finance
  • MGT 06.300 Organizational Behavior OR MGT06.309 Organizational Behavior (WI)
  • MIS 02.234 Management Information Systems
  • MGT 06.402 Business Policy

Entrepreneurship Specialization Courses (18 s.h.)

  • ENT 06.240 Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • MGT 06.330 Managing International Business (M/G) Or MKT09.379 International Marketing (M/G)
  • MKT 09.384 Research Methods in Marketing (WI)
  • MGT 06.415 Management Consulting Field Study
  • ENT 06.426 New Venture Development
  • ENT 06.342 Financing and Legal Aspect of Entrepreneurship
  • ENT 06.100 Entrepreneurial Experiences
    • Zero credit engagement course that is required every semester student is enrolled as an Entrepreneurship major

Entrepreneurship Electives (6 s.h.) - Choice of two of the following electives:

  • ACC 03.328 Entrepreneurial Accounting
  • ENT 06.326 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
  • ENT 06.327 Strategic Issues in Family Business
  • ENT 06.328 Evaluating Franchising Opportunities
  • ENT 06.346 Social Entrepreneurship
  • MGT 06.361 Supervised Internship
  • ENT 06.344 Entrepreneurial Growth Strategies
  • ENT 06.450 Technology Entrepreneurship

Business Electives (9 s.h.) - Choice of three of the following electives or any Entrepreneurship course:

  • MKT 09.378 Product, Price, and New Venture Management
  • MKT 09.360 Services Marketing
  • MKT 09.391 Business to Business Marketing
  • MGT 06.304 Organizational Change and Development
  • MGT 06.405 Business Management Simulation
  • MIS 02.150 Integrated Business Software Tools
  • ACC 03.326 Cost Accounting
  • PHIL 09.222 Business Ethics
  • THD 07.365 Theatre Management
  • PSY 02.320 Public Administration
  • ECON 04.307 Economic Development

IV. Total Credits for Program (120 s.h.)