Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship

Benedictine University’s Entrepreneurship program provides a unique opportunity for students who desire to start and successfully operate their own business. The Entrepreneurship major focuses on developing the Entrepreneurial process via idea generation, opportunity recognition, resource acquisition, and entrepreneurial management. It offers students a hand on approach by offering interning opportunities to support their academic as well as post-graduation goals.

The program develops students’ entrepreneurial capabilities both on a theoretical platform by constructing business models and assessing feasibility as well as the practical platform by initiating new ventures. Whether the students are interested in employment, starting a business, or post-graduate studies, the qualified, industry oriented staff and faculty at Benedictine are available at every step of the way of the students’ career path.

BBA in Entrepreneurship Requirements for Incoming Freshmen
Graduation Requirement | Min. Semester Credit Hours 120
     General Education Requirements Refer to major checklist for General Education Requirements.
     Business Core Courses 30  
     Major Specialization Courses 12  
     Major Electives 6  
     Department Cognates 9  
Total Major Requirements 57  

 

Business Core Courses
(30 semester credit hours)
Course Number Course Title Semester Credit Hours
ACCT 1111 Accounting I 3
ACCT 1112 Accounting II 3
ECON 2101 Macroeconomics 3
ECON 2102 Microeconomics 3
FINA 2300 Managerial Finance 3
MKTG 2300 Marketing 3
MGT 1150 Statistics I 4
MGT 2251
BALT 3301
Statistics II or
Managerial Decision Making Under Uncertainty
3
MGT 3300 Management (WI) 3
MGT 4380 Strategic Management (WI) 3

 

 

Major Specialization Requirements
(12 semester credit hours)
Course Number Course Title Semester Credit Hours
ENT 3310 Finance & Funding 3
MKTG 333 Personal Selling 3
MKTG 3347 Social Media Marketing 3
MGT 3301 Entrepreneurship 3

 

 

Major Electives
(6 sememster credit hours. Two courses from the list below)
Course Number Course Title Semester Credit Hours
ENT 4320 Technology Innovation 3
ENT 3330 Family Businesses 3
ENT 4340 Entrepreneurial Challenge 3
MGT 3347 Project Management 3

 

 

Department Cognates
(9 semester credit hours)
Course Number Course Title Semester Credit Hours
BALT 2240 Excel for Mere Mortals 3
MATH 1115 Business Calculus 3
THEO 2252 Business Ethics 3

 

Business Analytics
  • BALT 3310: Visualization Techniques and Dashboarding, 3 credits
  • BALT 4320: Data and Text Mining, 3 credits
  • BALT 3330: Database Structures and Queries, 3 credits
  • BALT 4350: Web Intelligence and Analytics, 3 credits
Digital Marketing
  • MKTG 3345: Introduction to Web Analysis, 3 credits
  • MKTG 3347: Social Media Marketing, 3 credits
  • MKTG 3348: Content Development & Search Engine Optimization, 3 credits
  • MKTG 3349: Search Engine Marketing, 3 credits
Operations Management
  • BALT 3325: Lean Six Sigma for Operational Excellence or INTB 3340: Global Logistics, 3 credits
  • BALT 3350: Business Process Management & Modeling, 3 credits
  • MGT 2235: Business Law, 3 credits
  • MGT 4333: Operations Management, 3 credits
Goodwin College of Business
benedictine university
Phone: (630) 829-6018
Benedictine University College of Business - Undergraduate LinkedIn

Darrell Radson Ph.D.
Dean
 

Goodwin Hall, Room 250
5700 College Rd.
Lisle, IL 60532