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Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs drive economic development and account for the majority of our nation’s new job creation and innovations. Our innovative program is the first comprehensive undergraduate degree in entrepreneurship in Georgia. The Entrepreneurship degree will offer a solid foundation in theory and practice by providing a comprehensive understanding of entrepreneurship.

As a Coles College entrepreneurship major, you will experience an environment which fosters deep thinking, experimentation, observation, reflection and a global mindset. This environment and our curriculum will stimulate creativity and action into economic development for our community. You will focus on creating an entrepreneurial mindset, understanding resource acquisition, adaptive planning and creating value. You will develop critical skills for problem-solving, innovation, implementing successful collaborations and recognizing business opportunities. As an entrepreneurship graduate, you will have the necessary skills relevant to many different occupations in existing organizations as well as starting new ventures. The BBA degree in entrepreneurship will lead to opportunities to work in many different industries.

Course information

The BBA in Entrepreneurship will begin in fall 2017. To earn your BBA with an Entrepreneurship Major, you must complete the KSU General Education Requirements, as well as business and entrepreneurship courses. The degree requirements are listed below. Course descriptions for ENTR 4001, ENTR 4002, ENTR 4003 and ENTR 4004 are provided in the fall 2016 Undergraduate Catalog.

General Education (42 Credit Hours)

Specific General Education requirements for this Major

In Area A:

  • MATH 1111 – College Algebra OR
  • MATH 1112 – College Trigonometry OR
  • MATH 1113 – Precalculus

In Area D:

  • MATH 1160Elementary Applied Calculus OR
  • MATH 1190 – Calculus I

In Area E:

  • ECON 2100 – Principles of Microeconomics


Lower Division Business Core (Area F) (18 Credit Hours)

  • ACCT 2100 – Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 2200 – Introduction to Managerial Accounting
  • BLAW 2200 – Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
  • ECON 2100 – Principles of Microeconomics (Hours counted in General Education)
  • ECON 2200 – Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 2300 – Business Statistics
  • IS 2200 – Information Systems and Communication


Leadership and Career Program (0 Credit Hours)

  • BUSA 2150 – Discovering My Major and Career
  • BUSA 3150 – Developing My Career Essentials
  • BUSA 4150 – Driving My Success


Upper Division Major Requirements (45 Credit Hours)

Upper Division Business Core (18 Credit Hours)

  • ECON 3300 – Applied Statistical and Optimization Models
  • FIN 3100 – Principles of Finance
  • MKTG 3100 – Principles of Marketing
  • MGT 3100 – Management and Behavioral Sciences
  • MGT 3200 – Operations Management
  • MGT 4199 – Strategic Management


Information Technology Requirement (3 Credit Hours)

  • IS 3100 – Information Systems Management


Major Field Requirements (12 Credit Hours)

  • ENTR 4001 – The Entrepreneurial Mind
  • ENTR 4002 – Venture Creation
  • ENTR 4003 – Venture Funding
  • ENTR 4004 – Venture Commercialization


Major Field Electives (12 Credit Hours)

Select 12 credit hours from the following:

  • ACCT 4700 – Valuation of Closely Held Businesses
  • ENTR 4400 – Directed Study
  • ENTR 4490 – Special Topics in Entrepreneurship
  • FIN 4260 – Short Term Financial Management
  • MGT 4122 – Venture Analysis
  • MGT 4123 – Family Business Management
  • MGT 4124 – Franchise Management
  • MGT 4125 – International Entrepreneurship
  • MGT 4130 – Commercial Real Estate Ventures
  • MGT 4173 – Human Resource Selection
  • MGT 4185 – Technology Management
  • MGT 4200 – Family Business Consulting
  • MGT 4700 – Hospitality Management
  • MGT 4850 – Managing Process Improvement
  • MKTG 3410 – Professional Selling
  • MKTG 4520 – Social Media Marketing
  • MKTG 4666 – Marketing for Entrepreneurs
  • MKTG 4850Business to Business Marketing


Business Electives (9 Credit Hours)

  • Nine hours of credit from upper-division (3000-4000 level) course offerings outside the Major, but inside the Coles College of Business.

 Non-Business Electives (6 Credit Hours)

  • Six hours of credit from any lower-division (1000/2000) or upper division (3000/4000) non-business courses offered at Kennesaw State.

 University-Wide Degree Requirements (3 Credit Hours)

  • WELL 1000 – Foundations for Healthy Living Requirement

 

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Email the chair, Robin Cheramie.