BBA - Entrepreneurship

  • Coles College of Business
    Department of Management and Entrepreneurship

    Entrepreneurship, BBA

    Program Information:
    Entrepreneurs drive economic development and account for the majority of our nation’s new job creation and innovations.  Our program is the first comprehensive undergraduate degree in entrepreneurship in Georgia.  In the Entrepreneurship Major you will focus on creating an entrepreneurial mindset, understanding resource acquisition, adaptive planning, and creating value.  You will develop critical skills for problem solving, innovating, implementing successful collaborations, and recognizing business opportunities.  As an entrepreneurship graduate, your skills and knowledge will be relevant to many different occupations in existing organizations as well as to starting new ventures. 

    This is a suggested 4-year schedule of courses based on the Entrepreneurship degree requirements and course prerequisites in the Fall 2017 Undergraduate Catalog.   (If course prerequisites change, you must meet the prerequisites in effect when you take the course, so always check the current Catalog for course prerequisites.) 

    Milestones/Notes:

    1. Must earn a grade of "C" or better in coursework.
    2. Not all courses are offered every semester.
    3. See KSU online Catalog or departmental website for pre-requisite(s) or course descriptions.
    4. The Entrepreneurship program is a "gated" program, requiring admission by the Coles College of Business.
    5. Admission requirements include a Sophomore GPA Requirement of 3.00 or higher on a specified set of courses.

    Contact Information:
    (470) 578-6552
    http://coles.kennesaw.edu/programs/undergraduate/entrepreneurship.php
     

Term 1

  • Requirement
    Hours
  • 3
  • 2
  • First-Year Seminar or an academic Learning Community Required if first-year full-time student entering KSU with fewer than 15 semester hours.
    3
  • 3
  • 4
Total: 15

Notes/Milestones:

  1. if you have AP credit or can start with a Calculus course, meet with a Coles Professional Advisor to discuss your options.
  2. KSU requires all first-year, full-time students to complete the KSU First Year Requirement. If you are not required to complete the KSU First Year Requirement, or if you complete it with a Learning Community that does not include KSU 1101, 1111, 1121, or 1200, meet with a Coles Professional Advisor to determine what additional course to take to earn 15 hours this term.

Term 2

  • Requirement
    Hours
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • MATH 1160 or MATH 1190 or MATH 2202
    3
  • 3
Total: 15

Notes/Milestones:

  1. The grades earned in ACCT 2100, ECON 2100, and the calculus course (MATH 1160, 1190, or 2202) are included in the Sophomore GPA Requirement for admission to Coles. Admission to Coles is required in order to be able to register for upper-division business courses and to graduate with a B.B.A. degree with a Major in Entrepreneurship.

Year 1 (Hours: 30)

Term 3

  • Requirement
    Hours
  • 3
  • 3
  • 0
  • ART 1107 or DANC 1107 or MUSI 1107 or TPS 1107
    3
  • 3
  • 3
Total: 15

Notes/Milestones:

  1. The grades earned in ACCT 2200, ECON 2200, and IS 2200 are included in the Sophomore GPA Requirement for admission to Coles.
  2. A grade of "S" is required in BUSA 2150 for admission to Coles.

Term 4

  • Requirement
    Hours
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • HIST 1110 or HIST 1111 or HIST 1112
    3
Total: 15

Notes/Milestones:

  1. The grades earned in BLAW 2200 and ECON 2300 are included in the Sophomore GPA Requirement for admission to Coles.
  2. Admission to Coles is required to proceed to upper-division business courses.

Year 2 (Hours: 30)

Term 5

  • Requirement
    Hours
  • 3
  • 0
  • 3
  • 3
  • HIST 2111 or HIST 2112
    3
  • 3
Total: 15

Notes/Milestones:

  1. MGT 3100 is a prerequisite for most of the upper-division MGT and ENTR courses.

Term 6

  • Requirement
    Hours
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
Total: 18

Notes/Milestones:

  1. All of the Entrepreneurship Major Field Elective courses are not offered every term.

Year 3 (Hours: 33)

Term 7

  • Requirement
    Hours
  • 3
  • 3
  • 0
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
Total: 15

Notes/Milestones:

  1. "Business Electives" are upper-division business courses (3000-4000 level) outside the Major, but inside the Coles Collete of Business. ENTR courses may not be used here. (The only exception is for pre-approved Entrepreneurship Co-op or Internship hours. Co-op and Internship hours may not be used in any other area of the BBA degree.)
  2. Petition to graduate.

Term 8

  • Requirement
    Hours
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
Total: 18

Notes/Milestones:

  1. MGT 4199 is a capstone course that must be taken at Coles - no transfer credit is allowed for this course.
  2. "Non-Business Electives" are non-business courses at any level (1000-4000)

Year 4 (Hours: 33)


Program Total: 126 Hours

Milestones: All courses indicated as a Milestone with this icon ( ) should be completed in the term suggest to prevent delays in program completion.

Disclaimer: An academic map is a suggested four-year schedule of courses based on degree requirements in the KSU undergraduate catalog. This sample schedule serves as a general guideline to help build a full schedule each term. Some departments allow students to use the three credit first-year seminar course as a free elective for a degree program, which may impact the program's total credit hours. Milestones, courses, and special requirements necessary for timely progress to complete a major are designated to keep you on track to graduate in four years. Missing milestones could delay your program. Enrolled Students should reference DegreeWorks and not this plan.

This map is not a substitute for academic advisement—contact your advisor if you have any questions about scheduling or about your degree requirements. Also see the current undergraduate catalog (catalog.kennesaw.edu) for a complete list of requirements and electives. Note: Requirements are continually under revision, and there is no guarantee they will not be changed or revoked; contact the department and/or program area for current information.

You may choose to attend a summer term to reduce your load during fall or spring terms but still stay on track to graduate in four years.


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