BBA in Entrepreneurship/MS in Management (Entrepreneurship)
The 150-credit-hour accelerated entrepreneurship degree combining the Bachelor of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship and the Master of Science in Management programs is intended for students who wish to prepare themselves to launch a new business. The program prepares students for effective leadership in dynamic, growth-oriented industries, leading teams to launch and grow businesses that are financially viable, beneficial to society, and advance the Kingdom of God through the marketplace. The program includes a classroom track, as well as a business accelerator track.
credit hours (BBA)
Developing A Christian Mind
ECON 2301 – Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 2302 – Principles of Microeconomics
ENGL 1301 - Composition and Rhetoric I
ENGL 1302 - Composition and Rhetoric II
ENGL 2301 - World Literature I
ENGL 2302 - World Literature II
Foundations for Excellence
FOUN 1101 - Foundations for Excellence
is required of all first-year and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours. (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count toward these 15 credit hours.)
HIST 1301 - U.S. History to 1865
HIST 1302 - U.S. History Since 1865
HIST 2301 - World Civilization I
HIST 2302 - World Civilization II
KNES 1101 - Fitness for Living
and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived.
MATH 1307 - Finite Math for Business Analysis
MATH 1308 - Calculus for Business Analysis
Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
One laboratory science from Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics
RELI 1301 - Old Testament Survey
RELI 1302 - New Testament Survey
and three additional credit hours depending on credit hours transferred at time of initial enrollment
Social Sciences (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
POLS 2301 - American National Government
and an additional three credit hours may be selected from Psychology or Sociology
COMA 1302 - Speech and Interpersonal Communication
TOTAL GENERAL STUDIES HOURS
BBA in Entrepreneurship
ACCT 2301 - Principles of Financial Accounting
ENTR 1101 - Future Entrepreneurial Leaders 101
FINA 4320 - Entrepreneurial Finance
Shared Undergraduate/Graduate Courses
ENTR 6301 - New Business Creation
Additional Upper-Level Electives Required*
TOTAL UNDERGRADUATE WITH SHARED HOURS REQUIRED
A 120-credit-hour minimum for a bachelor's degree is required. Students must complete all Undergraduate hours and shared undergraduate/graduate hours prior to enrolling for remaining Graduate hours.
In order to satisfy the “Undergraduate only” portion of an accelerated degree plan, sufficient lower-level and upper-level elective hours must be taken to complete the minimum number of Undergraduate credit hours required for each specific accelerated degree.
As part of this accelerated degree plan, 6 shared Graduate hours will be counted toward a minimum of 42 upper-level Undergraduate credit hours required for all bachelor’s degrees.
REMAINING GRADUATE REQUIREMENTS
credit hours (MS)
MS IN MANAGEMENT FOUNDATIONAL COURSES
The courses listed below are requisites and may be satisfied through undergraduate credit. Courses listed in brackets are the undergraduate classes that may fulfill the foundational course requirements. These courses do not satisfy the 36-credit-hour requirement of the MS in Management program.
MANA 51.521 - Management Theory [MANA 3301 Principles of Management]
MANA 51.522 - Business Legal Environment [MANA 3308 Business and Public Law]
MANA 51.523 - Critical Thinking, Research, and Writing
MSITM 51.525 - Programming Fundamentals (or equivalent) (FinTech Concentration only)
MRKT 51.521 - Marketing Concepts [MRKT 3301 Principles of Marketing]
BASIC CONCEPTS COURSES
Basic Concepts - Accounting (MBA - McGraw Hill Connect course)*
Basic Concepts - Finance (MBA - McGraw Hill Connect course)*
Basic Concepts - Quantitative Analysis (MBA - McGraw Hill Connect course)*
*Three-session self-study requisite courses included with certain courses and must be passed with a minimum of 85% course grade.
Required MS in Management Core Courses
MANA 6302 - Quantitative Analysis and Modeling for Decision-Making (Requisite: self-study three-week requisite course passed with a minimum of 85% course grade.)
MANA 6310 - Leading Innovation
MSITM 6320 - Humanics: Agile Project Management
Select one from the following:
ACCT 6321 - Managerial Accounting (Requisite: self-study three-week requisite course passed with a minimum of 85% course grade.)
COMA 6321 -Strategic Communication for Organizations
FINA 6301 - Corporate Finance (Requisite: self-study three-week requisite course passed with a minimum of 85% course grade.)
MANA 6314 - Organizational Change and Development
MANA 6323 - Human Resource Management
MANA 6333 - Managing Operations Technologies
MANA 6360 - Managerial Strategy and Implementation
MANA 6372 - Managing Organizations and Teams
MSITM 6303 - Data Visualization
MSITM 6330 - Digital Ethics
ENTR 6303 - Marketing and New Product Development
MISM 6320 - Business Systems Analysis and Project Management
MISM 6330 - Business Data Management
MRKT 6301 - Advanced Marketing Strategies (S-L)
TOTAL ADDITIONAL GRADUATE HOURS REQUIRED
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR ACCELERATED DEGREE
Students are required to take the Major Field Test (MFT) as part of MANA 4320 Strategy and Problems in Management. Students will prepare for the exam through completion of the coursework of MANA 4320.
(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.
Refer to course descriptions for course requisites.