Entrepreneurship, B.B.A.

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Major

The Core Curriculum is designed to foster critical thinking skills and introduce students to basic domains of thinking that transcend disciplines. The Core applies to all majors. Information on specific classes in the Core can be found at https://www.marshall.edu/gened/.

Core Curriculum
Core 1: Critcal Thinking
FYS 100First Yr Sem Critical Thinking3
PSY 201 Bison image  Cap graduation image Introductory Psychology (CT)3
ACC 215 Bison image Accounting Principles (CT)3
Core 2
ENG 101 Bison image  Cap graduation image Beginning Composition3
ENG 201 Bison image  Cap graduation image Advanced Composition3
CMM 207 Cap graduation image Bus & Prof Communication3
STA 150Foundations of Statistics3
STA 150LFoundations of Statistics Lab1
Natural/Physical Science4
Humanities3
PSY 201 Bison image  Cap graduation image Introductory Psychology (CT)3
Fine Arts3
Additional University Requirements
ENG 204 Bison image Writing for the Workplace (Writing Intensive)3
MGT 460 Bison image Strategic Management (Writing Intensive)3
MC or I: Intl Business Elective3
ENT 467 Bison image Strategic Entrepreneurship (Capstone)3
College-Specific
ENG 204 Bison image Writing for the Workplace3
ACC 215 Bison image  Cap graduation image Accounting Principles (CT)3
ACC 216Principles of Accounting3
ECN 250 Cap graduation image Principles Microeconomics3
ECN 253Principles Macroeconomics3
FIN 323Principles of Finance3
LE 207Legal Environ of Business3
MIS 200Bus Computer Applications3
MIS 290Prin Management Info Systems3
MGT 218Business Quantitative Methods3
MGT 320 Cap graduation image Principles of Management3
MGT 460 Bison image Strategic Management3
MKT 340 Cap graduation image MKT Concepts and Applications3
Communication Studies Elective:
Select one of the following:3
Professional Presentations
Persuasive Communication
Group Communication
Superior-Subordinate Comm
Intercultural Communication
International Business Elective:
Select one of the following:3
Comparative Econ Systems
International Trade
Global Macroeconomic Analysis
Economic of Dev Countries
International Fin Management
International Management
International Marketing
Major-Specific
ENT 220 Cap graduation image Creativity & Innovation3
ENT 320Marketing for Entrepreneurs3
ENT 340Business Models for Start-Ups3
ENT 350The Startup Experience3
ENT 360Intro to Entrepreneurship3
ENT 410Corporate Intrapreneurship3
LE 366 Cap graduation image Entrep Law & Ethics3
ENT 467 Bison image Strategic Entrepreneurship3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3

Major Information

  • The total number of free electives required depends on the number of hours completed in STA 150 Foundations of Statistics or STA 150B Foundations of Stats-Expanded and ENG 101 Beginning Composition or ENG 101P Beginning Composition Plus and the number of hours that can be double-counted toward multiple degree requirements.
  • Multicultural or International additional requirement met with International Business Elective.
  • Please check with advisor about course offerings. Not all classes will be offered every semester.

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Four Year Plan

The Department of Marketing, MIS, and Entrepreneurship offers a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree in Entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship is an interdisciplinary program that incorporates the business disciplines of management, finance, accounting, economics, marketing, and legal environment and the various disciplines of science, engineering, and psychology. In the program, you will be exposed to multiple disciplines and approaches to creativity, innovation, opportunity recognition, risk management, sourcing capital, and preparing for succession and/or harvesting opportunities in an experiential and student-centered learning environment.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterCredit Hours
FYS 100 First Yr Sem Critical Thinking 3
ENG 101 Bison image  Cap graduation image Beginning Composition 3
STA 150 Foundations of Statistics 3
STA 150L Foundations of Statistics Lab 1
PSY 201 Bison image  Cap graduation image Introductory Psychology (CT) 3
MIS 200 Bus Computer Applications 3
UNI 100 Freshman First Class 1
 Credit Hours17
Second Semester
LE 207 Legal Environ of Business 3
ECN 250 Cap graduation image Principles Microeconomics 3
CMM 207 Cap graduation image Bus & Prof Communication 3
Physical or Natural Science 4
Fine Arts 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Year
First Semester
ACC 215 Bison image  Cap graduation image Accounting Principles (CT) 3
ECN 253 Principles Macroeconomics 3
ENG 201 Bison image  Cap graduation image Advanced Composition 3
Free Elective 3
CMM Studies Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ACC 216 Principles of Accounting 3
MGT 218 Business Quantitative Methods 3
ENG 204 Bison image Writing for the Workplace 3
Free Elective 3
ENT 220 Cap graduation image Creativity & Innovation 3
 Credit Hours15
Third Year
First Semester
MGT 320 Cap graduation image Principles of Management 3
MKT 340 Cap graduation image MKT Concepts and Applications 3
MIS 290 Prin Management Info Systems 3
FIN 323 Principles of Finance 3
Humanities 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ENT 360 Intro to Entrepreneurship 3
LE 366 Cap graduation image Entrep Law & Ethics 3
ENT 320 Marketing for Entrepreneurs 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Fourth Year
First Semester
ENT 350 The Startup Experience 3
ENT 340 Business Models for Start-Ups 3
ENT 410 Corporate Intrapreneurship 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ENG 467 Visual Rhetoric 3
MGT 460 Bison image Strategic Management 3
International Business Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours12
 Total Credit Hours120