Entrepreneurship (BBA)

The 26-credit hour Entrepreneurship major is intended for students who wish to prepare themselves to either launch a new business or be better prepared to work in entrepreneurially-oriented businesses. Students majoring in entrepreneurship can focus their studies in the areas of traditional entrepreneurship or in social entrepreneurship and business as mission.

DEGREE 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

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

4

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

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 Major

Required Concentration Hours (17)

26

ENTR 1101 - Future Entrepreneurial Leaders 101 (FuEL 101)

ENTR 1102 - Future Entrepreneurial Leaders 102 (FuEL 102)

ENTR 3301 - Principles of Entrepreneurship (S-L)

ENTR 3305 - Marketing in the Start-Up

ENTR 4301 - Lean Start-Up (S-L)

ENTR 4320 - Entrepreneurial Finance

ENTR 4330 - New Venture Creation

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 (S-L)

ENTR 4345 - Business as Mission

FINA 3308 - Real Estate Finance and Investments

MANA 3302 - Principles of Human Resource Management

MANA 4315 - International Travel in Management

MANA 4341 - Negotiations in Management

MANA 4342 - Business Ethics

MRKT 3302 - Marketing Research and Analysis

MRKT 3303 - Promotional Strategy

MRKT 4301 - Retail Management and Merchandising

MRKT 4345 - Consumer Behavior

STIM 3320 - Web Page Design

Electives

Upper-Level
Lower or Upper-Level

0
3

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED

120

A 120-credit-hour minimum for a bachelor's degree is required, including 42 upper-level credit hours.

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.

Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University:  DBU requires a minimum institutional cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0.

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

MINOR IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP

See information about the Entrepreneurship minor here.

Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.

ACCELERATED DEGREES AVAILABLE

DBU also offers Accelerated Bachelor’s and Master’s degree program(s) for this degree available for qualifying undergraduate students. Refer to Accelerated Bachelor's and Master's Degree Program Requirements for additional information.

Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Find course descriptions by category under the Undergraduate Course Descriptions section in the navigation panel.