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Entrepreneurship

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Entrepreneurship(120 Hours)

Entrepreneurship is the recognition, creation, evaluation, and pursuit of opportunities for individual and social gains through the application of creativity and the securing of resources. The entrepreneurship major at WSU is not just for students who want to start a business. The major will help develop a broader mindset about innovation, risk-taking, and action that is valuable to students who work in large companies, non-profits, and new commercial or social ventures.

Graduation Requirements
A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 in all Carson College of Business (CCB) courses required for the major is required for graduation. The calculation will only count WSU business courses that are taught by the CCB including HBM courses. Economic Sciences courses or any other courses outside the college are not included.

Entrepreneurship majors are required to complete a minimum of 9 upper-division courses in residence. Students within the College of Business must complete an International Learning Requirement option, see catalogue for more information.

First Year
First TermHours
Biological Sciences [BSCI] or SCIENCE 101 [SCI]13 or 4
ECONS 101 [SSCI] or 102 [SSCI]3
ENGLISH 101 [WRTG]3
Humanities [HUM]3
MATH 20123
Second TermHours
ECONS 101 or 1023
HISTORY 105 [ROOT]3
MATH 202 [QUAN]33
MIS 2503
Physical Sciences [PSCI] or SCIENCE 102 [SCI]14 or 3
Second Year
First TermHours
ACCTG 2303
Creative & Professional Arts [ARTS]3
Diversity [DIVR]3
SOC [SSCI] or PSYCH [SSCI]43
Non-Business Electives53
Second TermHours
ACCTG 2313
B LAW 2103
COM 102 [COMM] or H D 205 [COMM]3 or 4
MGTOP 21564
POL S Elective3
Complete Writing Portfolio
Consider studying abroad this summer7
Third Year
First TermHours
FIN 3253
MGMT 3013
MKTG 3603
300-400-level Business Elective83
Non-Business Electives53
Second TermHours
ENTRP 489 3
ENTRP 490 3
MGTOP 3403
300-400-level Business Elective83
Non-Business Electives53
Fourth Year
First TermHours
ENGLISH 402 3
ENTRP 4263
ENTRP 485 [M] or 496 [M]3
Non-Business Electives56
Second TermHours
ENTRP 486 [M] or 496 [M]3
ENTRP 492 [CAPS]3
300-400-level Business Elective (MIS 441 recommended)83
Non-Business Electives54

Footnotes

1For a total of 7 credits—one Biological Science [BSCI] and one Physical Science [PSCI] course, including one lab course, or 8 credits of [SCI] designated courses. (SCIENCE 101 [SCI] is offered Fall semester and is a prerequisite for SCIENCE 102 [SCI], which is offered Spring semester.)
2MATH 201 will be waived with the completion of MATH 202 or equivalent.
3Alternative to MATH 202 is MATH 171, 140 or 206.
4Required for the major.
5Non-Business courses to equal 60 credit hours.
6MATH/STAT 212 will be accepted as alternative to MGTOP 215 for transfer students.
7All students must complete an international learning requirement. Options for meeting the requirement include: 1) earn 6 or more credit hours through the Education Abroad program; 2) complete an additional major or minor in foreign language, global studies, or international business; or 3) earn a certificate in a global related field (as approved by advisor). An alternate option for completing the international learning requirement is to complete any 2 of the following requirements: 1) a minimum of 3 semester hours of Education Abroad; 2) International internship (as approved by advisor); 3) any 300-400-level IBUS course (excluding ENTRP 492), ACCTG 420, ECONS 327, FIN 481, IBUS 380, 415, 416, 435, 453, 470, 482, MIS 441, or other Carson College of Business international course approved by advisor; 4) non Carson College of Business international course. Approved courses include: AFS 336, AMDT 413, 417, ANTH 301, 306, 307, 309, 312, 316, 317, 320, 330, 350, 370, 402, 404, 405, 417, 418, 450, 463, 469, ARCH 428, ASIA 302, 314, 315, 373, 374, 475, 477, 479, BIOLOGY 401, CES 301, 325, 372, 377, 379, 380, 401, 405, 421, 426, 446, 470, COMSOC 321, 421, CRM J 405, CROP SCI 360, ECONS 427, 428, 430, 433, 453, ENGLISH 373, 410, 457, ENVR SCI 335, 410, FINE ART 302, 331, FOR LANG 410, GEOLOGY 390, H D 350, 403, HISTORY 331, 373, 374, 419, 426, 436, 464, 466, 473, 475, 477, 479, 491, 492, 494, 495, HUM 350, NATRS 300, 312, PHIL 314, 315, 435, POL S 314, 418, 424, 427, 435, RUSSIAN 410, SOC 331, 332, 375, 415, 418, SOIL SCI 360, TCH LRN 480, 487, WOMEN ST 316, 332, 340, 406.
8May not include courses from the business administration core, the set of required ENTRP courses, or any 498 or 499 courses.
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