Entrepreneurship & Innovation O.E.C.

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Minimum Requirements for an Entrepreneurship & Innovation Occupational Endorsement: 16 credits

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Occupational Endorsement Requirements
Complete the occupational endorsement requirements.
Entrepreneurship & Innovation Program Requirements
Complete the following:
ABUS F101Accounting I3
or ABUS F161 Personal Finance
ABUS F199Business Practicum1
ABUS F241Business Law3
or ABUS F242 Employment Law
ABUS F260Marketing Principles3
ABUS F272Business Plan Development3
BA F151XIntroduction to Business3
Total Credits16

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Admission Requirements

Complete the following admission requirements:

  • Be at least 16 years old by the first day of the semester in which you are admitted.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes are measurable statements that describe knowledge or skills achieved by students upon completion of the program.

Students graduating from this program will be able to:

  • Develop a basic understanding of the fundamental concepts of entrepreneurship, business planning, and functional activities of conceiving, opening, and managing a small business and then applying these to develop a viable business plan
  • Design, implement, and assess marketing strategies and campaigns that effectively address contemporary market challenges, leveraging both traditional and digital marketing tools, while staying informed about and adapting to evolving marketing trends
  • Demonstrate an understanding of foundational business concepts related to, marketing, accounting, finance, management, and human resources
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the concepts, techniques, and practices in the management of personal and business finances and financial institutions
  • Analyze, evaluate, and apply legal principles and regulations to address business, employment, and real estate issues, ensuring ethical and legal compliance while making informed decisions
  • Demonstrate an understanding of accounting practices and financial statements related to a business