Business Administration With a Concentration in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management Degree

The Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management concentration of our Business Administration program is the perfect starting point for budding entrepreneurs. Our program prepares you with a strong foundation in business basics like finance and marketing, with an emphasis on the unique challenges facing entrepreneurs and small business owners.

In the Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management degree program you will explore important topics, like capitalization, business plan development, competitive intelligence gathering, and launch planning. It’s the practical, real-world insight you need to succeed.

Both an associate degree and bachelor’s degree are available in the Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management concentration. And most associate degree graduates at Peirce continue their education to complete the bachelor’s degree program, opening the door to higher-level positions and graduate education, like our master’s degree in Organizational Leadership & Management. All of these degree programs are designed to fit with your busy schedule, available on campus and online.

Curriculum for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management programs

For course requirements and prerequisite information, refer to the individual course descriptions in the College Catalog.

Bachelor of Science Degree Curriculum - Minimum Total Credits: 121

INSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENTS:Min. Credits
PRCPRC 100 or PRC 101*1
BIS 111Application Software Fundamentals3
COM 112Speech Communication3
COM 312Practical Reasoning3
ECO 101Macroeconomics3
ECO 102Microeconomics3
ENG 101English Composition3
ENG 103Rhetoric and Research3
HUM 102Introduction to Ethics3
HUMHUM Core (choose 1)3
MAT 101Introduction to College Mathematics3
MAT 102College Algebra3
SCISCI Core (choose 2)6
GEN EDGeneral Education Core (choose 1)3
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:Min. Credits
BUS 100Introduction to Business3
ACC 101Accounting Principles I3
LAW 103Business Law3
MKT 101Introduction to Marketing3
ACC 201Financial Accounting3
ACC 222Managerial Accounting3
FIN 201Introduction to Finance3
BUS 250Associate Business Capstone Course3
MAT 109Statistics I3
HRM 201Human Resource Management3
ENT 200Introduction to Entrepreneurship3
ENT 225Accounting, Finance and Tax for Smaller Businesses3
ENT 280Entrepreneurial Marketing3
BUS 310Concepts in e-Commerce3
ENT 401Entrepreneurial Strategies and Tactics3
MKT 401Marketing Management3
MGT 310Ethical Leadership3
FIN 401Financial Analysis3
MGT 404Operations Management3
BUS 450Policy and Strategy Formulation3
CWE 304 or ELECooperative Work Experience or Elective3
ELEElective Courses (choose 4)12
GE ELEGeneral Education Elective3
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