New for students entering in fall 2012, this option focuses on how to identify, plan and start a new venture—either as a start-up or an as initiative within an existing business. If you select this option, you will complete three foundation courses in Management. Three additional courses then cover topics such as identification of possible new products and services, and development of comprehensive business plans.
The Bachelor of Science degree in Management with a Small Business/Entrepreneurship option requires completion of 40 courses—120 credit hours of coursework.
Business Foundation Requirements - 6 courses
ECO 231 MicroEconomics
ECO 232 MacroEconomics
POM 212 Statistics
MIS 101 The Business Organization *
MTH 103 Finite Mathematics
ENG 265 Business Writing
Option major courses — 6 courses
MGT 301 Principles of Management
MGT 365 Leading and Managing People
MGT 331 Leading Project Teams
MGT 371 Introduction to Small Business
MGT 372 Entrepreneurship
MGT 471 Small Business Strategy
Core business requirements — 10 courses
ACT 211 Financial Accounting
ACT 212 Managerial Accounting
FIN 312 Finance
MKT 311 Marketing
MGT 311 Organizational Behavior
MGT 312 Legal Framework in Business
MIS 315 Management Information Systems
POM 333 Quantitative Business Analysis
POM 345 Operations Analysis
MGT 490 Business Strategy
Business Electives — 1 or 2 courses
Students select 300 or 400-level business courses that are not required by their major. This course may be taken from any other discipline in the College of Business. Students can use these electives for a minor if they do not also use them in their major.
Students who entered prior to fall 2012 will take 1 business electives. Students who enter in fall 2012 or after will take 2 business electives.
Non-business electives — 5 to 7 courses
Students select four courses outside of the College of Business. All students are strongly advised to investigate minors in other Colleges and make selection that that meet requirements of that minor. Consult with your advisor for assistance.
University Studies courses or GEN ED — 6 or 8 courses
First year students who enter the university in fall 2012 or later and transfer students who entered in fall 2012 or later with less than 25 credit hours will take 6 additional courses from University Studies.
First year students who entered the university prior to fall 2012 and transfer students who entered prior to fall 2012 with more than 25 credit hours will take 10 additional general education courses.
*Transfer students with more than 15 credit hours do not take MIS 101. Substitute a 300 or 400-level business elective.