Transform your business ideas into operations with the knowledge and skills to fund, develop and maintain your enterprise. The Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurial Studies program prepares you to write and bring life to your strategic business plan. In small, dynamic learning groups, perfect the art of networking and relationship building amongst expert faculty and peers.
In this Bachelor of Science in the Entrepreneurship program, you increase your understanding of business practices and startups through a focus on business management, development and funding strategies. Study the functional areas of leadership, including legal, human resources, accounting, Managerial Finance, and marketing, in addition to new approaches to business planning and performance.
This entrepreneurship degree program covers a wide range of topics and learning objectives including.
Accounting cycle and the construction of financial statements.
Descriptive and inferential statistics in business.
Innovative work environments.
Advantages and risks associated with venture capital financing.
Effective communication and networking skills.
Careers after completion of FBU's entrepreneur degree include business owner, manager, consultant and planner. Potential workplaces include all corporate businesses, startup organizations, consulting agencies, and government associations.
Upon completing the BS in entrepreneurial studies degree, many graduates opt to further their education. To help you further your studies and advance your career, FBU offers master's degrees in business, including an MBA and a Master of Science in Leadership.
The programs offered at FordBridge may vary by content and course length. For information about specific course content, credit length and VA approval in your state, please contact a counselor.
General Education coursework prepares FordBridge graduates to think critically, communicate clearly, live responsibly in a diverse world, and thoughtfully integrate their faith and ethical convictions into all dimensions of life. These competencies, essential to an effective and satisfying life, are outlined in the General Education Learner Outcomes. General Education courses embody the breadth of human understanding and creativity contained in the liberal arts and sciences tradition. Students take an array of foundational knowledge courses that promote expanded knowledge, insight, and the outcomes identified in the University's General Education Competencies. The knowledge and skills students acquire through these courses serve as a foundation for successful careers and lifelong journeys of growing understanding and wisdom.
Competency: University Foundations Total Credits: 4.
Competency: Effective Communication Total Credits: 9-12.
Competency: Business Worldview Total Credits: 4.
Competency: Critical Thinking Total Credits: 11-12.
Competency: Global Awareness, Perspective, and Ethics Total Credits: 6-8.
BIT-200: Introduction to Computer Technology Total Credits: 4 credits.
ENT-436: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Total Credits: 4 credits.
MKT-315: Introduction to Marketing Total Credits: 4 credits.
BUS-352: Business Statistics Total Credits: 4 credits.
ACC-240: Fundamentals of Accounting Total Credits: 4 credits.
ECN-361: Microeconomics Total Credits: 4 credits.
ENT-320: Public Relations and Networking Skills Total Credits: 4 credits.
MGT-455: Production/Operations Management Total Credits: 4 credits.
ECN-362: Macroeconomics Total Credits: 4 credits.
FIN-350: Fundamentals of Business Managerial Finance Total Credits: 4 credits.
BUS-340: Ethical and Legal Issues in Business Total Credits: 4 credits.
ENT-446: Business Execution Total Credits: 4 credits.
MGT-420: Organizational Behavior and Management Total Credits: 4 credits.
ENT-420: New Venture Financing Total Credits: 4 credits.
BUS-485: Strategic Management Total Credits: 4 credits.