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Entrepreneurial Studies

Entrepreneurial Studies

The major in entrepreneurial studies is designed to enhance entrepreneurial talent by providing students with the knowledge, skills and experiences to think entrepreneurially and create value in our society. Curricular and extracurricular opportunities in the program will train students to cultivate a mindset for thinking creatively and develop the ability to be innovative.

The curriculum emphasizes:

  1. Entrepreneurship
  2. Business management
  3. Interdisciplinary electives

This curriculum model will allow students to gain fundamental knowledge, skills and experience to think entrepreneurially and be leaders by adopting an innovative and creative thought process.

Students may be interested in starting a new business or growing an existing business, working independently as a creative artist or inventor, consulting or management of an organization, development, sales or marketing of new products.

Course Catalog, Entrepreneurial Studies

Degrees Offered
Students in entrepreneurial studies may choose to complete a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree. The B.A. degree requires coursework in a modern language, whereas the B.S. degree requires course work in the biological and physical sciences. We recommend a B.A. for students interested in pursuing a career in international business.

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