Entrepreneurship Concentration

General Information

Department

Office

Phone

School of Global Innovation and Leadership

BT 450

(408) 924-6880



Requirements

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):

Bus2* 131D Marketing in New Ventures

Bus1* 173C Entrepreneurial Finance

Bus5* 181 Introduction to Entrepreneurship

 

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

Bus2* 136E Product Development New Ventures

Bus5* 182 Business Plans for New Ventures

Bus5* 183 Global Entrepreneurship

Bus5* 184A Management of Innovation

Bus5* 185 Family Business Dynamics

Bus5* 186S Current Issues in Entrepreneurship (Focus on Green Entrepreneurship)

Bus5* 186V Venture Lab (instructor permission only)

 

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

Bus2* 131A Business to Business Marketing

Bus2* 131B Retail Marketing Management

Bus2* 131C Marketing in High Technology

Bus2* 134C Social Media Marketing

Bus2* 136 Product Development

Bus5* 146 Global Project Management

Bus3* 150 Fundamentals of Human Resource Management

Bus3* 161B Organizational Theory Change and Design

Bus5* 162 International & Comparative Management

Bus1* 171B Commercial Banking

Bus1* 177 International Business Finance

 

NOTE:

*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.

MATH 71 Business Calculus

English 2 Composition (or, if continuous enrollment began BEFORE Fall 2015, English 1B)

BUS1 20 Financial Accounting

BUS2 90 Business Statistics

 

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

ECON 1A** Macroeconomics

ECON 1B** Microeconomics

PHIL 186 Prof. Business Ethics (Area S)

Non-Business Global Perspectives (Area V)
(See approved list in JHSSC)

 

Lower Division Business Core

BUS3 10 Discovering Business  (Highly recommended for Freshmen)

BUS1 21 Managerial Accounting

BUS3 80 Legal Environment of Business

BUS4 91L Computer Tools for Business (1 unit)

 

Upper Division Business Core

COMM 100W , ENG 100WB or LLD 100WB(C or better) (Requires passing the WST)

BUS2 130 Introduction to Marketing

BUS5 140 Fundamentals of Operations Management

BUS3 160 Fundamentals of Management and Organizational Behavior

BUS1 170 Fundamentals of Finance

BUS5 187 Global Dimensions of Business

BUS4 188 Business Systems and Policy

BUS3 189 Strategic Management (Requires graduating senior status)

BUS2 190 Quantitative Business Analysis

 

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

U.S.1

American History**

 

U.S. 2&3

US Constitution & CA Government**                   Physical Education (2 separate & distinct activities)

 

 

Physical Education (2 separate & distinct activities)

2


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 U.S.1,U.S.2 & U.S.3 may also fulfill Areas D2 & D3 (See JHSSC advisor for details)

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

Total Unit Requirement - 120 Units