The business administration degree with an entrepreneurship specialization will prepare you to be a business professional who understands the environment in which small businesses operate and the unique challenges they face in a complex global economy. You will learn about the functional areas of modern business, the ethical and global issues confronting businesses today, and the economic, social, political and legal environments in which business decisions are made. Practice in making decisions using quantitative and analytical skills is complemented with leadership and team-building skills. The curriculum is delivered using a variety of methods, including analysis of business cases and other experiential exercises as well as co-curricular activities.
The entrepreneurship specialization focuses on the special problems of new venture development and the management of the small business enterprise. The specialization prepares students for entrepreneurial and managerial roles in small ventures as well as for new venture management and “intrapreneurship” roles in larger firms. By carefully selecting courses in other areas of business, students can prepare for positions in manufacturing, service or retailing organizations. The specialization requires a practicum (MGMT 476) in which students work with start-up ventures, small businesses or small business development groups to apply their knowledge to small business problems.
Specializations available for the following:
Computer Management & Information Systems
Economics & Finance
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