Bachelor of Business Administration, Major in Entrepreneurship

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Each BBA degree consists of:

Note: Transfer students must take at least 50% of the required business curriculum for the BBA in residence at Sam Houston State University, which may include courses taken at The Woodlands Center campus or through SHSU Online.

1 The Business Core is made up of the following courses:

ACCT 2301Principles of Financial Acc3
ACCT 2302Principles of Managerial Acc3
BANA 2372Business Analysis3
BANA 3363Inter Business Analysis3
BUAD 2301Business Legal Environment3
BUAD 3335Business Communication3
ECON 2301Principles Of Macroeconomics3
ECON 2302Principles Of Microeconomics 13
FINC 3320Business Finance3
MGIS 3310Principles of MIS3
MGMT 3310Principles Of Management3
MGMT 3370Operations Management3
MGMT 4390Strategic Management & Policy3
MKTG 3310Principles Of Marketing3

Degree Plan

Bachelor of Business Administration, Major in Entrepreneurship
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)8
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)3
Component Area V (Creative Arts)3
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)3
Component Area IX (Component Area Option)4
First Year
Component Area III4Component Area III4
ECON 1100, KINE 2115, NGLI 1101, or MCOM 113011Component Area V3
ENGL 130123BUAD 1305 or CSTE 13303
HIST 130133ENGL 130223
MATH 132443HIST 130233
 14 16
Second Year
Component Area IV3ACCT 23023
ACCT 23013BANA 23723
BUAD 23013BUAD 2321 or COMS 238213
ECON 23023ECON 230163
POLS 230553POLS 230653
 15 15
Third Year
Business Elective (select from list below)3ACCT 33043
BANA 33633BUAD 33353
FINC 33203BUAD 33453
MGMT 33103BUAD 33553
MKTG 33103MGIS 33103
 15 15
Fourth Year
Advanced Business Elective (3000- or 4000-level)3BUAD 43483
BUAD 43453Business Elective (select from list below)3
Business Elective (select from list below)3Elective3
FINC 43153MGMT 33483
MGMT 33703MGMT 43903
 15 15
Total Hours: 120
Business Electives
Select three of the following:9
Intermediate Accounting I
Intermediate Accounting II
Accounting Information Systems
Cost Accounting
Federal Taxation Concepts
Human Resources Mgt Law
Real Estate Law
Negotiation in Business
Financial Inst & Mkts
Financial Spreadsheet Modeling
Managerial Finance
Business System Implementation
E-Commerce Implementation
Business Database Management
New Product Commercialization
Mgt of Innovation & Technology
Human Resource Management
Supply Chain Management
Family Business Management
Corporate Entrepreneurship
Mgt & Labor Relations
Social Respon Of Management
Human Resource Development
Consumer Behavior
Supply Chain Management
Mkt Comm Promotional Strategy
Sales Management
Marketing Research
Total Hours9

The BBA in Entrepreneurship is designed to provide graduates with the following marketable skills:

  • Ability to assess and provide evidence that business ideas are viable, desirable, and feasible to gain buy-in from investors and stakeholders.
  • Apply entrepreneurial methods and tools to assess and refine new business ideas.
  • Design value propositions and business models that support growth.
  • Effectively and confidently communicate and pitch business ideas.