The small business management major is designed to offer students a broad range of knowledge and skills in order to prepare them to lead or contribute to a small or medium enterprise.

Small businesses present unique opportunities and challenges, which students in this major will be equipped to navigate. In addition to learning about diverse business disciplines, students will be exposed to the fundamental processes of starting and managing a small business. 

Small Business Management Major Requirements - 21 Credits

  • Required Courses

    ACC 357 or 358 - Intermediate Financial Accounting II or Financial Reporting
    BPS 441 - Small Business Management
    ENT 400 - Entrepreneurial Thinking & Behavior
    HRM 305 - Human Resource Policy
    MKT 434 - Sales Management & Personal Selling

  • Choose Two Courses from Different Subjects

    FIN 411 - Financial Planning
    ISM / ITM 382 - Advanced Computer Applications
    LE 453 - Commercial Transactions
    MKT 363 - Digital Consumer Search & Marketing
    MKT 382 - Understanding Customers
    MKT 436 - Business to Business
    OB 403 - Negotiations & Conflict Management
    OM 460 - Supply Chain Management

Small Business Management Major with Entrepreneurship Concentration - 21 credits

  • Required Courses

    ACC 357 or 358 - Intermediate Financial Accounting II or Financial Reporting
    BPS 441 - Small Business Management
    ENT 400 - Entrepreneurial Thinking & Behavior
    HRM 305 - Human Resource Policy
    MKT 434 - Sales Management & Personal Selling

  • Choose Two Courses

    ENT 401 - New Venture Planning and Entrepreneurial Processes
    ENT 402 - Entrepreneurship, Corporate Entrepreneurship, and Society
    ENT 403 - Social Entrepreneurship, Community Leadership, and Social Impact

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