Entrepreneurship Major

Bachelor of Business Administration degree

Department of Management

Entrepreneurship relies on creativity, new ideas, and challenging existing products or services. Entrepreneurs may start a new business or revitalize current businesses through corporate ventures and new innovations.

The Entrepreneurship program at Wichita State focuses on the creation of a new business and the management of growing a small business, including family-owned businesses. You will learn to recognize new opportunities and determine feasibility as well as small business financing and writing successful business plans. Also available is an emphasis in real estate.

Foundation Skills
ENGL 101 – College English I
ENGL 102 – College English II
COMM 111 – Public Speaking
MATH 111 or 112 – College Algebra or Pre-Calculus
General Education Requirements
Fine Arts – 3 credits
Natural Science (BIOL, CHEM or GEOL) – 3 cr.
PHIL 105 – Critical Reasoning (Humanities) – 3 cr.
PHIL 306 – Business Ethics (Humanities) – 3 cr.
Issues & Perspective or Further Study Course – 3 cr.
Business College Requirements
BADM 101 – Becoming a Business Student I – 1 cr.
BADM 102 – Becoming a Business Student II – 1 cr.
PSY 111 – General Psychology
Or, SOC 111 – Intro to Sociology – 3 cr. (choose one)
PHIL 105 – Critical Reasoning – 3 cr.
PHIL 306 – Business Ethics – 3 cr.
 
NOTE: These general education courses are specific to Business Students. Contact an advisor with questions.
Advanced Standing Requirements
MATH 144 or 242 – Business Calculus
ECON 231 – Business Statistics
ECON 232 – Statistical Software Applications
ECON 201 – Macroeconomics
ECON 202 – Microeconomics
BADM 161 – Business Software: Word
BADM 162 – Business Software: Excel
BADM 163 – Business Software: Access & PowerPoint
ACCT 210 – Financial Accounting
ACCT 220 – Managerial Accounting
 
NOTE: All courses are 3 credits unless noted otherwise
Business Core Requirements
MKT 300 – Marketing
ENTR 310 – The Entrepreneurial Experience
IB 333 – International Business
FIN 340 – Financial Management I
DS 350 – Introduction to Production & Operations Management
MGMT 360 – Principles of Management
MIS 395 – Management Information Systems
BLAW 431 – Legal Environment of Business
MGMT 681 – Strategic Management
Entrepreneurship Major Requirements
ENTR 440 – New Venture Feasibility Analysis
ENTR 455 – Entrepreneurial Finance
ENTR 620 – Growing and Managing an Entrepreneurial Firm
ENTR 668 – New Venture Development
ENTR 705 – Technology Entrepreneurship
ENTR 706 – Seminar in New Product & Technology Development
Choose 3 additional courses from the following (9 credit hours):
ENTR 481 – Cooperative Education (1-3 hrs.)
ENTR 491 – Independent Study/Project (1-3 hrs.)
ENTR 605 – Technology Entrepreneurship
ENTR 608 – Selling & Sales Force Mgmt.
ENTR 690 – Special Topics in Entrepreneurship
HRM 466 – Fundamentals of Human Resource Management
MKT 404 – Retail Management
MKT 601 – International Marketing
RE 310 – Principles of Real Estate
Specific Requirements for Entrepreneurship Majors
  • A maximum of 3 credit hours of co-op can be used in the ENTR major.
  • Entrepreneurship major consists of a minimum of 21 credit hours. Some courses have prerequisites.
  • All majors must contain at least 12 unduplicated credit hours. All minors must contain at least 3 unduplicated hours.

Entrepreneurship Degree Completion Plan PDF