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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