Do you look at a problem and see an opportunity for making an improvement? Do you easily interact with teams and customers? Do you aspire to own your own business or engage in progressive thinking while working for an established business? If so, the Entrepreneurship major may be a great fit for you.

The Entrepreneurship major helps students develop core capabilities of idea generation, opportunity recognition, resource acquisition, and entrepreneurial management, which allows for the success of an organization. Students can organize or participate in annual student-run conferences and competitions.


Program Overview

Areas of Study

All undergraduate LSBE students are required to take business and economics core courses and concentration courses related to their major.

Core Courses

  • Finance & Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Economics
  • Information Technology
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Psychology
  • Writing & Communications
  • Mathematics

Major Courses

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Product Development
  • Finance
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Family Business
  • Negotiations
  • Technology Management

See Catalog Page for full course list & descriptions >

Sample Plan

The sample plan linked below is one of several possible ways to complete this degree. Resources are available to customize a plan for your specific career and academic goals.

Entrepreneurship Sample Plan >

Entrepreneurship Assessment Plan >

Acquired Skills
  • Develop entrepreneurial competencies including forming teams, constructing business models, and assessing new venture or initiative feasibility.
  • Apply entrepreneurial planning for newly identified opportunities and attain a broader entrepreneurial mindset for your career and professional life.
Career Opportunities

The Entrepreneurship major is a good choice for students aspiring to start their own businesses or manage family-run businesses.

Graduates also can become social entrepreneurs or work with non-profit organizations in administrative and management roles. The skills gained in this major are relevant across a wide variety of organizations—from start-ups to large corporations and government to the private sector.

Program Learning Outcomes
  • Identify and validate entrepreneurial opportunities.
  • Identify and describe primary sources of financing for new ventures.
  • Demonstrate accurate knowledge of the legal aspects for starting and managing a new venture.
  • Develop and appropriate comprehensive plan to commercialize an entrepreneurial opportunity.