Bachelor of science in business administration

Entrepreneurship

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Entrepreneurship 

A common factor in the modernization of economies worldwide has been the upsurge in entrepreneurial activities and innovative business practices. Most contemporary national development programs place emphasis on growing the country’s entrepreneurial base and encouraging individuals to engage in business ownership and development.

The primary mission of AIU’s BSBA Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program is to endow students with transferable entrepreneurial skills, knowledge and the expertise necessary to develop and grow viable business enterprises. Additionally, they will learn how to cultivate and continuously apply an innovative mindset when managing such enterprises.

The program teaches formal methods for structured management of business growth as well as the management of key entrepreneurial activities. In addition to the core innovation and entrepreneurship management training, the program looks at how enhanced entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship activities may be used to help give organizations a competitive edge. The program imparts sought-after entrepreneurial expertise, and instils confidence, through its emphasis on both theoretical and applied state-of-the-art training.

 

Suggested Degree Plan

What can I do with my major?

Career Opportunities

  • Business Owner
  • Venture Capitalist
  • Angel Investor
  • Business Development Consultant
  • Departmental and Upper-tier Operations Manager
  • Fund-Raising Manager

Degree Requirements

The School of Business offers six majors: Accounting, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Finance, Global Supply Chain Management, Marketing and Management. 

School of Business Requirements

Students in the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Entrepreneurship must complete a minimum of 120 credits including satisfaction of all degree requirements of AIU. All course work must be completed in accordance with the academic rules of AIU and those of the department.

General Education requirements

36

School core requirements

39

Major requirements (minimum)

30

Electives

15

Total credits required for the degree (minimum)

120

General Education Requirements

American International University has established seven competencies that form the foundation of the learning outcomes in our courses. Upon successful completion of the General Education program, students will be able to demonstrate:

  • Critical thinking
  • Effective communication
  • Ethical reasoning
  • Global self-awareness
  • Information literacy
  • Mathematical and scientific reasoning
  • Quantitative and IT Literacy

With the understanding that our students will specialize in a variety of academic majors, the General Education Program requirements are designed to ensure that all students will acquire experiential and activity-based learning and the application of knowledge in concrete situations as part of their AIU experience.  

Required Entrepreneurhsip Courses

Business Administration – Entrepreneurship students must complete the following courses. Students are responsible for observing all course prerequisites and limitations.

  • The Entrepreneur & New Venture Creation
  • Entrepreneurial Fundraising and Marketing
  • Managing & Commercializing Innovation
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Collaborative Design for Entrepreneurs
  • Managing Entrepreneurship & Org. Change
  • Internship
  • Three School of Business courses (300 or 400 level) 

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