Entrepreneurship, B.S.

The Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship provides students with the required skill sets and expertise to explore their creativity, teach students step-by-step how to creatively solve real-world problems, apply a business model to their solutions, and then assess the feasibility of their start up idea. The interdisciplinary curriculum will enable students to learn how to effectively market, manage, and finance a new venture, preparing them to be productive, self-sustaining members of the community, while aiding in the economic development of the region and nation.

Once matriculated at NJCU, transfer students must complete at least 30 credits at NJCU to satisfy the university’s residency requirement. Students must also maintain a GPA of 2.5 or better in courses taken in the School of Business. Students must earn a grade of C or higher in each School of Business course (ACCT, BUSI, ECON, FINC, MGMT, MKTG) used in fulfillment of a graduation requirement.

Common Core Requirements (33 Credits)
MGMT 225Business Enterprise Applications3
MGMT 251Operations and Project Management Fundamentals3
ECON 203Business Statistics3
MGMT 211Principles of Management3
MKTG 231Principles of Marketing3
MGMT 241Global Business3
ACCT 251Financial Accounting3
ACCT 252Management Accounting3
MGMT 235Business Law I: Legal Environment of Business3
FINC 371Managerial Finance3
MGMT 411Business Policy3
Specialization Requirements (27 Credits)
MGMT 221MYOB: Mind Your Own Business3
MGMT 230Business Communications Essentials3
MGMT 323Legal Issues in Entrepreneurship, Small and Medium-Sized Business3
MGMT 315Business Design and Innovation3
FINC 370Entrepreneurial Finance3
MGMT 302Undergraduate Business Field Study I3
MGMT 403Business Field Study II3
MGMT 414Management Analytics3
MGMT 416Applied Entrepreneurship3
Electives (15 Credits)
Student may take electives as approved by the Department Advisor in general business, or across disciplines including but not limited to courses from Economics, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Computer Science, Political Science, Geoscience, or group classes for a Minor or Double Major.
General Education (45 Credits)
MATH 164Pre-Calculus for Business Students4
or ECON 221 Analytics For Business and Economics
ECON 207Principles of Economics:Macro3
ECON 208Principles of Economics:Micro3
Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
ENGL 101
English Composition I 1
or English Composition I for English as a Second Language Students
MATH 164 Pre-Calculus for Business Students 3-4
General Education Tier I Course 3
General Education Tier I Course 3
Semester 2
ENGL 102
English Composition II 1
or English Composition 2 ESL
MGMT 211 Principles of Management 3
General Education Tier I Course 3
Elective Course 3
Semester 1
MGMT 241 Global Business 3
ECON 207 Principles of Economics:Macro 3
MGMT 225 Business Enterprise Applications 3
ACCT 251 Financial Accounting 3
General Education Tier I Course 3
Semester 2
ECON 208 Principles of Economics:Micro 3
ECON 203 Business Statistics 3
ACCT 252 Management Accounting 3
General Education Tier II Course 3
General Education Tier II Course 3
Semester 1
MGMT 251 Operations and Project Management Fundamentals 3
MGMT 235 Business Law I: Legal Environment of Business 3
MGMT 230 Business Communications Essentials 3
MGMT 323 Legal Issues in Entrepreneurship, Small and Medium-Sized Business 3
General Education Tier II Course 3
Semester 2
MKTG 231 Principles of Marketing 3
FINC 371 Managerial Finance 3
MGMT 315 Business Design and Innovation 3
General Education Tier III Capstone Course 3
Elective/Minor Course 3
Semester 1
FINC 370 Entrepreneurial Finance 3
MGMT 302 Undergraduate Business Field Study I 3
MGMT 414 Management Analytics 3
MGMT 411 Business Policy 3
Elective/Minor Course 3
Semester 2
MGMT 403 Business Field Study II 3
MGMT 416 Applied Entrepreneurship 3
Elective/Minor Course 3
Elective/Minor Course 3
Elective/Minor Course 3
 Total Credits116-121

Students who take English Composition I and II for English as a Second Language (ESL 101 and ESL 102) complete these in place of ENGL 101 and 102 but have fewer free elective credits as a result

Electives may be taken by students to fulfill the 120 credit requirement for graduation. Electives may be taken to obtain a co-degree, a minor, or explore areas of interest. Students are urged to consult their academic advisors regarding electives.


School of Business Requirement


 Major Requirement

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship program, students will be able to:

  1. Identify ethical issues and understand the implications of social responsibility for sustainable business practices.
  2. Evaluate information and apply critical thinking skills to identify solutions and inform business decisions.
  3. Utilize technology, apply quantitative methods and interpret data to solve business problems.
  4. Integrate knowledge of core business concepts and collaborate productively as part of a team.
  5. Work effectively in a diverse environment and understand how global and cultural issues effect the organization and its stakeholders.
  6. Compose clear and concise forms of written communication to effectively convey ideas and information associated with business topics.
  7. Communicate business concepts effectively through oral presentation.
  8. Demonstrate innovative or entrepreneurial thinking in approach to management decisions.