BS in Entrepreneurship

Degree Requirements

To earn a Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship degree from UIC, students need to complete university, college, and department degree requirements. The Department of Managerial Studies degree requirements are outlined below. Students should consult the College of Business Administration section for additional degree requirements and college academic policies. Students who wish to pursue the entrepreneurship degree may seek individual advising on their programs of study through the Undergraduate Programs office.

Summary of Requirements
General Course Requirements 48
Business Core45
Major Requirements18
Business Electives9
Total Hours120

General and Basic Course Requirements

See General and Basic Course Requirements in the College of Business Administration section for the list of courses needed to meet this requirement.

Business Core

See Business Course Requirements in the College of Business Administration section for the list of courses needed to meet this requirement.

Major Requirements

Required Courses
ENTR 310Introduction to Entrepreneurship3
ENTR 445New Venture Planning3
ENTR 454Entrepreneurship New Venture Formation3
Nine additional hours selected from among the nonrequired 300- or 400-level courses in Entrepreneurship (except ENTR 499), or ENTR 444.9
Entrepreneurship Internship Program
Social Entrepreneurship
Family Business Management
International Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurial Finance
Entrepreneurial Consulting
Special Topics in Entrepreneurship
Total Hours18

Business Electives

Courses
Select 9 hours from courses offered at the 300- or 400-level in the College of Business Administration, except the 495 Integrative courses. It is recommended that students choose from the following list of courses, which are particularly related to Entrepreneurship. Some courses have prerequisites, which will require careful planning. Students may also choose to use their business electives to complete a second concentration or business minor, which will require careful planning.9
Business Law I: Commercial Transactions
Human Resource Management
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
Personnel Training and Development
Managerial Consulting
Marketing Research
Marketing Channels and E-Commerce
Brand Management
The Personal Selling Effort in Marketing
Advertising and Sales Promotion
Product Management
Business-to-Business (B2B) Marketing
Digital and Social Media Marketing
Total Hours9

Sample Business Major Curriculum

See Sample Business Major Curriculum in the College of Business Administration section. See your academic advisor for an individualized major map in your field of study.