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SPECIALIZE IN ENTREPRENEURIAL STUDIES

BHSU provides you with the tools you need to operate and manage a business in order to be competitive in today's global arena. With a degree in Business Administration with a specialization in entrepreneurial studies, you will develop the skill necessary to embrace risk and be independent.

This degree covers a variety of topics including marketing, human resource management, financial accounting, ethics, and legal regulator issues. With a degree in entrepreneurial studies, you will enter into the exciting field of small business management.

The benefits of earning this degree from BHSU include:

  • Credibility:The BHSU School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). www.bhsu.edu/aacsb
  • Expert Faculty:An interdisciplinary team of accomplished faculty with experience in starting new business ventures, operating their own businesses and holding upper level management positions in large corporations.
  • Experiential: Exciting and engaging internship opportunities in the region.
  • Highly-Ranked Location:The opportunity to start a business in the #1 State for Business.
  • Involvement:The opportunity to join Enactus on campus -- an active and engaging student organization dedicated to entrepreneurship.

Entrepreneurial Studies Course Requirements

Major

Pre-Business Core - 24 semester hours

  • ACCT 210 - Principles of Accounting I
  • ACCT 211 - Principles of Accounting II
  • BADM 220 - Business Statistics
  • BADM 320 - Quantitative Decision Analysis
  • BADM 344 - Managerial Communications
  • ECON 201 - Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 202 - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • MIS 205 - Advanced Computer Applications

Business Core - 33 semester hours 

  • BADM 310 - Business Finance
  • BADM 321 - Business Statistics II
  • BADM 350 - Legal Environment of Business
  • BADM 360 - Organization and Management
  • BADM 370 - Marketing
  • BADM 407 - International Business
  • BADM 425 - Production/Operations Management
  • BADM 457 - Business Ethics
  • BADM 482 - Business Policy and Strategy
  • MIS    325 - Management Information Systems
  • 300/400 level ECON elective

Specialization in Entrepreneurial Studies - 18 semester hours

  • BADM 334 - Small Business Management
  • BADM 336 - Entrepreneurship I
  • BADM 438 - Entrepreneurship II
  • BADM 476 - Marketing Research
  • BADM 490 - Seminar

Take one of the following:

  • ACCT  361 - Accounting Computer Applications
  • BADM 474 - Personal Selling
  • ECON 330 - Money and Banking
  • HRM   460 - Human Resource Management
  • THM   320 - Lodging Management

Gen Ed Requirements - 30 semester hours

  • ENGL 101 - Composition I
  • ENGL 201 - Composition II 
  • MATH - Gen Ed - Mathematics - 3 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Social Science - 6 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Art & Humanities - 6 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Natural Science & Lab - 6-8 semester hours

One of the Following:

  • SPCM 101 - Fundamentals of Speech
  • SPCM 215 - Public Speaking
  • SPCM 222 - Argumentation and Debate

Note

A minor is NOT required with this major but electives are required to total 120 hours, of which 36 hours must be 300-400 level courses.

Minor

Minor in Entrepreneurial Studies - 18 hours

  • 3 ACCT 210 Principles of Accounting I
  • 3 BADM 334 Small Business Management
  • 3 BADM 336 Entrepreneurship I 
  • 3 BADM 370 Marketing 
  • 3 BADM 438 Entrepreneurship II 
  • 3 BADM 490 Seminar

BHSU Business Administration with an Entrepreneurial Studies Specialization: 4-YEAR PLAN 
A minor is NOT required with a Business major. The Required Core and Specialization Credits are highly recommended to be taken as listed. This will allow you to fulfill your General Education Requirements for the University and progress through the Business Program efficiently.


FRESHMAN YEAR

Fall Semester
ACCT 210 Principles of Accounting I (pre-req for ACCT-211)
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics (gen ed)
MIS 105 Introduction to Computers (pre-req for MIS 205 & BADM 320)

Spring Semester
ACCT 211 Principles of Accounting II (pre-req for ACCT 310, 430 & BADM 310)
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics (gen ed)
MATH 281 Introduction to Statistics (gen ed; pre-req for BADM 320, 321, & 425 )
MIS 205 Advanced Computer Applications (pre-req for ACCT 361)


SOPHOMORE YEAR

Fall Semester
BADM 321 Business Statistics II
BADM 334 Small Business Management*

Spring Semester
BADM 320 Quantitative Decisions Analysis
BADM 344 Managerial Communications
MIS 325 Management Information Systems


JUNIOR YEAR

Fall Semester
BADM 310 Business Finance (pre-req for BADM 411, 413 & 482)
BADM 336 Entrepreneurship I*
BADM 350 Legal Environment of Business (pre-req for BADM 482)
BADM 370 Marketing (pre-requisite for BADM 482)

Spring Semester
BADM 338 Entrepreneurship II**
BADM 360 Organization & Management (pre-req for BADM 482)
BADM 407 International Business


SENIOR YEAR

Fall Semester
BADM 425 Production & Operations Management
BADM 490 Seminar*
ECON 300/400 Elective
Elective - 3 credits

Spring Semester
BADM 457 Business Ethics
BADM 476 Marketing Research**
BADM 482 Business Policy & Strategy
Electives - 6 credits


Key:
*Fall Only Classes
** Spring Only Classes

Certificate Requirements

  • BADM 334 - Small Business Management - 3 semester hours
  • BADM 336 - Entrepreneurship I - 3 semester hours
  • BADM 370 - Marketing - 3 semester hours
  • BADM 438 - Entrepreneurship II - 3 semester hours