Entrepreneurship, Bachelor of Science

COMMON PROFESSIONAL COMPONENT 36
ENTREPRENEURSHIP HOURS 21
ADDITIONAL PROGRAM HOURS  3-6 
TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS 60-63
PRESCRIBED COURSES ATTAINABLE IN GEN ED: MTH 105

Hours may vary depending on transfer credit awarded.

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Entrepreneurship, offered through Gardner-Webb’s Broyhill Undergraduate School of Management, provides a comprehensive study of Entrepreneurship by encouraging and equipping students to bring ethics, faith, service, and leadership into the business community. With a four-year degree in Entrepreneurship, this course of study will help to prepare graduates to make significant contributions for God and humanity in a rapidly changing global business environment where job-creation and economic development are current and critical needs.

Student Learning Outcomes

To accomplish the mission of the Godbold School of Business in individual courses within the Online Undergraduate Degree Completion Program, students completing a course in entrepreneurship will be able to:

  1. Adapt themselves in entry-level professional career positions in business, government, and other areas of human endeavor where organizational, managerial, and analytical skills in entrepreneurship are vital for success.
  2. Learn new managerial skills in entrepreneurship that require knowledge of computerized technology applications in business.
  3. Respond to changes in entrepreneurship in a dynamic, global marketplace and demonstrate high Christian ethical standards in their place of work.

Program Requirements (60-63 hours)

Common Professional Component (36 hours)

ACC 213Accounting Principles I

3

ACC 214Accounting Principles II

3

BAD 300Legal Environment of Business

3

BAD 304Applied Business Statistics

3

BAD 305Introduction to Management Science

3

FIN 312Financial Management

3

MKT 300Principles of Marketing

3

BAD 360International Business

3

BAD 480Business Strategy

3

CIS 300Management Information Systems

3

ECO 204Principles of Economics II

3

MGT 316Principles of Management

3

Entrepreneurship Hours (21 hours)

ENT 410Entrepreneurship

3

ENT 350Enterprise Creation

3

ENT 360Enterprise Growth

3

ENT 430Enterprise Funding

3

ENT 440Enterprise Marketing

3

ENT 460Enterprise Strategy

3

MGT 450Leadership

3

Additional Hours Required (3-6 hours)

ECO 203Principles of Economics I (Economics and the Free Market System)

3

MTH 100Basic Mathematical Skills

3

MTH 100 or college math transfer course is required for any student without college algebra. If student transfers in MTH 105, this requirement is waived.

Total Credit Hours: 60-63

As with all Online Undergraduate Program majors, approximately half of the Entrepreneurship track consists of our General Education curriculum (see General Education Requirements). A student must complete at least one-half of the major at Gardner-Webb. A grade of “C” or better is required in prescribed General Education courses and all courses required for the program.