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Entrepreneurship - B.B.A. Program Requirements PDFDownload to print

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

Type Course Title Credits
  US 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1
II. MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (28 credits) Courses count in major GPA
Type Course Title Credits
  ENTR 27056 Introduction to Entrepreneurship* 3
27065 Entrepreneurial Experience I* 3
    27075 Entrepreneurial Experience II* 3
    27466 Speaker Series 1
    37045 Sales in the Entrepreneurial Venture 3
    37065 Entrepreneurial Finance 3
    37075 Entrepreneurial Marketing 3
ELR   37192 Practicum in Entrepreneurship 3
WIC   47065 New Venture Creation* 3
  Choose from the following: Major elective 3
  COMM 25863 Business and Professional Communications (3)  
  ENTR 37195 Special Topics in Entrepreneurship I (1-4)  
    47045 Entrepreneurial Leadership I (3)  
    47046 Entrepreneurial Leadership II (1-3)  
    45096 Individual Investigation (1-3)  
    47195 Special Topics in Entrepreneurship II (1-4)  
ELR   47292 Entrepreneurial Internship (1-6)  
  FDM 35280 Fashion Entrepreneurship (3)  
  MIS 34185 Individual and Group Behavior in Organizations (3)  
  PSYC 31773 Industrial Psychology (3)  
  TECH 43060 Management of Technology Innovation (3)  
Type Course Title Credits
  ACCT 23020 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
    23021 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
  BUS 10123 Exploring Business+ 3
KAD COMM 15000 Introduction to Human Communication* 3
KSS ECON 22060 Principles of Microeconomics 3
KAD   22061 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
  ENG 30063 Business and Professional Writing 3
  FIN 26074 Legal Environment of Business 3
    36053 Business Finance 3
KMC MATH 11010 Algebra for Calculus* 3

Intuitive Calculus (3)
Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (5)
  MIS 24053 Introduction to Computer Applications 3
    24056 Fundamentals of Business Statistics ** 3
    24163 Principles of Management 3
    34060 Operations Management 3
    44285 Integrated Business Policy and Strategy 3
  MKTG 25010 Principles of Marketing 3
  Kent Core Basic Sciences (must include one laboratory) 6-7
  Kent Core Composition 6-8
  Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts (minimum one course from each)
  Kent Core Social Sciences (must be from two disciplines) 3
  General Electives(minimum 12 hours must be upper-division)

*A minimum C (2.000) grade must be earned. A minimum C (2.000) grade must be earned in ENTR 47065 to fulfill the writing-intensive requirement.
** If a student has taken MATH 10041 Elementary Probability and Statistics they may use it in place of MIS 24056.
+ A student may be waived out of BUS 10123 Exploring Business if:
  • 30 or more hours have been earned and any two classes (from ACCT 23020, ACCT 23021, FIN 26074, MIS 24163, MKTG 25010 or MIS 24053) have successfully been completed.
  • 60 or more hours have been earned and the student has completed one course from (ACCT 23020, ACCT 23021, FIN 26074, MIS 24163, MKTG 25010 or MIS 24053)
  • At the advisor’s discretion, the student has sufficient breadth and depth of knowledge in a business field (as demonstrated by a CLEP exam or Credit by Exam) but does not meet the requirements listed above.
Students may take or use any course at any level as long as the minimum 39-hour requirement for upper-division courses is satisfied for graduation with a B.B.A. Expectations: Maximum 4 credit hours of physical education activity (PEB) courses and maximum 4 credit hours for courses in applied music and music ensembles (MUS courses with a second digit of 5, 6 or 7) combined may be counted toward the 121 total hour or 39-upper-division-hour graduation requirement. General elective courses may be selected from any area and at any level provided students do not go over the PEB, applied music and ensemble music restriction and they satisfy the 39 hour upper-division requirements. There is no limit on other music coursework. Any other exceptions must be approved by the assistant dean. A minor (business or non-business) is encouraged. Credit for ENG 11001 or MATH 10023 or 10024 may apply toward general electives.

Special notes for major:
  • Minimum 2.250 GPA and minimum C grade in ENTR 27065 to progress in this major.
  • Students are permitted to register for Entrepreneurial Experience II while taking Entrepreneurial Experience I.
  • Entrepreneurship majors who are also majoring in either Marketing or Managerial Marketing, and who have taken Sales in Entrepreneurship Venture (ENTR 37045), are not required to take Personal Selling (MKTG 45046) for the Marketing Major or the Personal Selling Methods and Practices Lab (MMTG 45026) for the Managerial Marketing major; however, a Marketing or Managerial Marketing major cannot waive the required ENTR 37045 by taking either MKTG 45046 or MMTG 45026.