BBA in Entrepreneurship/MBA in Entrepreneurship

The 150-credit-hour accelerated entrepreneurship degree combining the Bachelor of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship and the Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship programs is intended for students who wish to prepare themselves to launch a new business. The program prepares students for effective leadership in dynamic, growth-oriented industries, leading teams to launch and grow businesses that are financially viable, beneficial to society, and advance the Kingdom of God through the marketplace. The program includes a classroom track, as well as a business accelerator track.

UNDERGRADUATE REQUIREMENTS

courses

credit hours (BBA)

Developing A Christian Mind

DCM 2301 - Developing a Christian Mind

3

Economics

6

ECON 2301 – Principles of Macroeconomics

ECON 2302 – Principles of Microeconomics

English

9

ENGL 1301 - Composition and Rhetoric I

ENGL 1302 - Composition and Rhetoric II

and

ENGL 2301 - World Literature I

or

ENGL 2302 - World Literature II

Fine Arts
FINE 1306 - Introduction to Fine Arts

3

Foundations for Excellence

1

FOUN 1101 - Foundations for Excellence

is required of all first-year and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours. (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count toward these 15 credit hours.)

History

6

Choose two:

HIST 1301 - U.S. History to 1865

HIST 1302 - U.S. History Since 1865

HIST 2301 - World Civilization I

HIST 2302 - World Civilization II

Kinesiology

2

KNES 1101 - Fitness for Living

and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived.

Mathematics

6

MATH 1307 - Finite Math for Business Analysis

MATH 1308 - Calculus for Business Analysis

Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)

4

One laboratory science from Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics

Religion

9

RELI 1301 - Old Testament Survey

RELI 1302 - New Testament Survey

and three additional credit hours depending on credit hours transferred at time of initial enrollment

Social Sciences (1000 or 2000 level courses only)

6

POLS 2301 - American National Government

and an additional three credit hours may be selected from Psychology or Sociology

Speech
COMA 1302 - Speech and Interpersonal Communication

3

TOTAL GENERAL STUDIES HOURS

58

BBA in Entrepreneurship

 

Business Core

33

ACCT 2301 - Principles of Financial Accounting
ACCT 2302 - Principles of Managerial Accounting
FINA 3301 - Corporate Financial Management
MANA 3301 - Principles of Management (S-L)
MANA 3305 - Managerial Statistics
MANA 3306 - Management Communication
MANA 3308 - Business and Public Law
MANA 4301 - Operations and Quality Management
MANA 4320 - Strategy and Problems in Management
MRKT 3301 - Principles of Marketing
STIM 3301 - Information Systems for Management

Entrepreneurship Concentration

23

ENTR 1101 - Future Entrepreneurial Leaders 101
ENTR 1102 - Future Entrepreneurial Leaders 102
ENTR 3301 - Principles of Entrepreneurship
ENTR 3305 - Marketing in the Startup
ENTR 4301 - Lean Start-Up

ENTR 4320 - Entrepreneurial Finance
Choose three courses (9 hours) from:
ACCT 3323 - Income Taxation of Individuals

ACCT 4302 - Income Taxation of Entities

COMA 3350 - Social Media

ENTR 3314 - Social Entrepreneurship
ENTR 4302 - Internship in Entrepreneurship
ENTR 4303 - Special Topics in Entrepreneurship
ENTR 4314 - Applied Social Entrepreneurship
ENTR 4345 - Business as Mission

FINA 3308 - Real Estate Finance and Investment

MANA 3302 - Principles of Human Resource Management

MANA 4315 - International Travel and Management

MANA 4341 - Negotiations in Management

MRKT 3302 - Marketing Research and Analysis

MRKT 3303 - Promotional Strategy

MRKT 4301 - Retail Management and Merchandising

MRKT 4345 - Consumer Behavior

STIM 3320 - Webpage Design

Shared Undergraduate/Graduate Courses

6

ENTR 6301 - New Business Creation
MANA 6320 - Business Ethics

Additional Upper-Level Electives Required*

0

Additional Lower or Upper-Level Electives Required*

0

TOTAL UNDERGRADUATE WITH SHARED HOURS REQUIRED

120

A 120-credit-hour minimum for a bachelor's degree is required. Students must complete all Undergraduate hours and shared undergraduate/graduate hours prior to enrolling for remaining Graduate hours.

*Elective Requirements

  • In order to satisfy the “Undergraduate only” portion of an accelerated degree plan, sufficient lower-level and upper-level elective hours must be taken to complete the minimum number of Undergraduate credit hours required for each specific accelerated degree.

  • As part of this accelerated degree plan, 6 shared Graduate hours will be counted toward a minimum of 42 upper-level Undergraduate credit hours required for all bachelor’s degrees.

REMAINING GRADUATE REQUIREMENTS

courses

credit hours (Mba)

Required Core Courses

21

ACCT 6321 - Managerial Accounting
FINA 6301 - Corporate Financial Management
MANA 6302 - Quantitative Analysis for Managers
MANA 6310 - Leadership in Management
MANA 6341 - Strategic Management Decisions
MISM 6314 - Management Information Systems
MRKT 6301 - Creative Problem Solving for Marketing Decisions

Entrepreneurship

9

ENTR 6303 - Marketing and New Product Development
ENTR 6304 - Strategy/Management of Growing Businesses
Elective choice:
ENTR 6306 - International Entrepreneurship
or
Approved course from MBA or MSITM

TOTAL ADDITIONAL GRADUATE HOURS REQUIRED

30

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR ACCELERATED DEGREE

150

Students are required to take the Major Field Test (MFT) as part of MANA 4320 Strategy and Problems in Management. Students will prepare for the exam through completion of the coursework of MANA 4320.

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

Refer to course descriptions for course requisites.

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

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