Entrepreneurship Concentration

General Information

Department Office Phone
School of Global Innovation and Leadership BT 450 (408) 924-6880


Course type Units
General Education: 33 units
Business Pool: 12 units (6 of these units fulfill Core GE requirements)
Non-Business Support: 12 units (3 units fulfill Core GE, 6 fulfill SJSU Studies)
Lower Division Business Core: 7-10 units
Upper Division Business Core: 27 units (3 units fulfill SJSU Studies)
Entrepreneurship Concentration: 18 units
Electives or minor: Units needed to reach 120 and fulfill all requirements


A 2.0 (C average) is required in the major in order to earn the BS degree. The cumulative GPA for all business courses must be 2.0 or better in order to graduate.

Entrepreneurship Concentration (18 units)

Required Courses (9 units):

Choose three of the following electives required within the concentration (9 units):

One of the following electives may be substituted for an elective listed above:


*All courses within the Entrepreneurship concentration require grades of C- or better. A cumulative 2.0 GPA is required in all business classes.

Business Pool

Freshmen admitted in fall 2010 or later must complete MATH 71 with a grade of C or better. Transfer students and Freshmen admitted prior to fall 2010 complete MATH 70, Finite Math with grade of C or better.

As of Fall 2009, ALL concentrations require grade minimums of “C” or better in BUS 20, BUS 90, Math 70 (or MATH 71), and ENGL 1B (or, if continuous enrollment began Fall 2015 or later, English 2). Grades of “C-“ earned prior to to Fall 2009 will satisfy major requirements

Non-Business Support Courses

Lower Division Business Core

Upper Division Business Core

General Education (48-51 Units)

Core GE

Section Course name Units
A Basic Skills 9
B4 Math Concepts (Math 71) 9
B Science (including lab) 6
C Humanities & Arts 9
D Social Science* 9
E Human Understanding & Dev. 3
F1 American History**  
F2&3 US Constitution & CA Government**                   Physical Education (2 separate & distinct activities)  

SJSU Studies (Requires passing the WST)

Section Course name Units
S Self & Society (Phil 186) 3
R Earth & Environment 3
V Culture & Civilization (See Non Business Global above) 3
Z Written Communication II (100W) (Requires a C or better) 3

*   Econ 1B fulfills area D1 for Business majors
** Areas F1,F2 & F3 may also fulfill Areas D2 & D3 (See BSAC advisor for details)

Interdisciplinary Electives or Minor (See a BSAC advisor for details)

Total Unit Requirement - 120 Units