College of Business & Economics

Department of Management

Business Administration Major: Entrepreneurship Concentration

Students interested in pursuing a career in small business or starting their own business, may be interested in receiving a Business Administration degree with a concentration in Entrepreneurship. Our graduates use the skills obtained from this track to successfully start up their own business, work in a small business or take over their established family business.

The requirements for the Business Administration major with the Entrepreneurship concentration include 21-22 units of lower-level required courses, 33 units of upper-level business required courses, and 24 units of entrepreneurship courses.

These requirements are for catalog year 2012-2013 and later. If your catalog year is different, please refer to your specific catalog to view the requirements. You may also refer to the correct Advising Form for your catalog year.

>> Suggested Course Sequence for Entrepreneurship Concentration (PDF)

Lower-Level Required Courses (21-22 units)

Course Number Course Name
ACCT 201 or
ACCT 211
Principles of Financial Accounting (3) or
Honors Principles of Financial Accounting (3)
ACCT 202 or
ACCT 212
Principles of Managerial Accounting (3)or
Honors Principles of Managerial Accounting (3)
ECON 201 or
ECON 203
Microeconomics Principles (3) or
Honors Microeconomic Principles (3)
ECON 202 or
ECON 204
Macroeconomics Principles (3) or
Honors Macroeconomic Principles (3)
LEGL 225 Legal Environment of Business (3)
MATH 211 or
MATH 273
Calculus for Applications (3) or
Calculus I (4)
ECON 205 or
MATH 231 or 233
Statistics for Business and Economics I (3) or
Basic Statistics (3) or Honors Basic Statistics (3)
Completion of the Computer Proficiency Exam (CPE) with a passing score of 70 percent or higher.

Upper-Level BUAD Required Courses (33 units)

Course Number Course Name
BUSX 301 Business Cornerstone (3)
Note: University Core: Advanced Writing Course (ENGL 317) is taken prior to or concurrent with BUSX 301.
BUSX 460 Professional Experience (3)
Note: Requires approved internship
EBTM 306 Fundamentals of Project Management and Business Decisions (3)
EBTM 337 Information Technology (3)
EBTM 311 Principles of e-Business (3)
EBTM 365 Principles of Operations Management (3)
FIN 331 Principles of Financial Management (3)
MKTG 341 Principles of Marketing (3)
MNGT 361 Principles of Management (3)
MNGT 481 Business Strategy and Policy (3)
MNGT 482 Business Ethics and Sustainability (3)

NOTE: All Accounting, Business Administration, and e-Business majors are required to take the Comprehensive Test of Core Business Knowledge (PDF) in the capstone course, Business Strategy, MNGT 481.

Entrepreneurship Track (24 units)

Course Number Course Name
ENTR 345 Entrepreneurship and Society (3)
ENTR 355 Entrepreneurship and Small Business (3)
MNGT 375 International Business: Theory and Practice (3)
ENTR 402 Family Business Management (3)
ENTR 410 Business Plan Competition (3)
EBTM 443 Introduction to Project Management (3)
MKTG 451 Personal Selling and Sales Management (3)
ENTR 498 Entrepreneurship Practicum (3)


Applying to the Major

There are admission and application requirements for the business administration major with the track in entrepreneurship. Find out how to apply to the major.

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