Entrepreneurship

The entrepreneurship major prepares you to be an innovative leader in startups or established businesses.

Preparing You for Success

Entrepreneurship courses give you practical tools to guide your creativity in business settings. You learn how to start your own venture. In addition, you’re grounded in management, marketing, finance, accounting, business law and management information systems knowledge. You complete the degree with a capstone project for a local business.

By the time you graduate, your experiences may include:

  • Professional development and networking through the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization
  • Mentoring relationships with faculty who are active in local business development
  • The opportunity to pitch new business ideas to successful entrepreneurs
  • Internships in exciting new startups across multiple industries

Making Your Mark

Entrepreneurship majors are valued in new startups, existing businesses looking for innovative ideas, family businesses, social ventures and nonprofit organizations.

Major Requirements

Required Courses - 16 hrs.

  • ENT 280 Entrepreneurial Creativity - 3 hrs.
  • ENT 281 The Entrepreneurial Career - 1 hr.
  • ENT 382 Entrepreneurship Startups - 3 hrs.
  • ENT 383 Managing Entrepreneurial Growth - 3 hrs.
  • ENT 384 Entrepreneurial Finance - 3 hrs.
    or FIN 384 Entrepreneurial Finance - 3 hrs.
    or ATG 314 Cost Accounting - 3 hrs.
  • ENT 482 Entrepreneurial Experience - 3 hrs.

Elective Courses - 6 hrs.

  • BLW 347 Law and the Entrepreneur - 3 hrs.
  • ENT 385 Technology Entrepreneurship - 3 hrs.
  • ENT 386 Social Entrepreneurship - 3 hrs.
  • ENT 289 Topics in Entrepreneurship - 1-3 hrs.
  • ENT 389 Topics in Entrepreneurship - 1-3 hrs.
  • ENT 488 Internship in Entrepreneurship - 1-3 hrs.
  • MIS 276 Developing Information Systems for E-Commerce - 3 hrs.
  • SEI 200 Topics in Entrepreneurship and Innovation* - 1-3 hrs.
  • SEI 210 Practicum in Entrepreneurship and Innovation* - 1-3 hrs.
  • SEI 300 Topics in Entrepreneurship and Innovation* - 1-3 hrs.
  • SEI 310 Practicum in Entrepreneurship and Innovation* - 1-3 hrs.
  • A course approved by department chair

*With approval by the ETL Department chair.

Entrepreneurship majors must satisfactorily complete at least 15 hours of courses with BLW, ENT, MIS or ML prefixes at Bradley University. Students should note that some courses are offered only once each year.