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  Nov 19, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

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Entrepreneurial Studies (B.S.)



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Program Coordinator/Contact
Eluned Jones, Department Head
Department of Economics
DePuy Military Hall
605-688-4141
E-mail: eluned.jones@sdstate.edu
www.sdstate.edu/economics
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Program Information
The major in Entrepreneurial Studies is designed to enhance entrepreneurial talent by providing students with the knowledge, skills and experiences to think entrepreneurially and create value in our society. The program allows students cultivate a mindset for thinking creatively and develop the ability to be innovative. The curriculum emphasizes entrepreneurship, business management, and interdisciplinary electives.

Student Learning Outcomes
Entrepreneurial Studies graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the fundamental knowledge, skills, and experience to think entrepreneurially;
  • Demonstrate leadership by adopting innovative and creative thought processes;
  • Demonstrate the ability to incorporate business research and analysis in oral and written communication to diverse audiences; and
  • Demonstrate the capacity to evaluate ethical matters within the context of the discipline.

Academic Requirements
Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in BADM 310 Business Finance, BADM 360 Organization and Management, BADM 460 Human Resource Management, and CSC/MGMT 325 Management Information Systems.

Course Delivery Format
The program offers courses on campus, with limited online coursework, usually during the summer.

Requirements for Entrepreneurial Studies Major: 120 Credits


Bachelor of Science in Arts and Sciences

System General Education Requirements


College of Arts and Sciences Requirements


Bachelor of Science Requirements: 13+
  • Natural Sciences  Credits: 10+
    • Any two lab sciences.
    • Coursework must include 2 prefixes.
    • MATH and STATS courses do not count toward the science requirement.
  • A&S 111 - Introduction to Global Citizenship and Diversity Credits: 3  
  • One declared minor outside of the major prefix OR a second major OR a teaching specialization. The minor may be a traditional minor within one department or it may be interdisciplinary involving more than one department. The minor can be in a different college. The minor must be declared no later than the student’s third semester of enrollment.
  • Capstone course in the major discipline
  • Upper division coursework Credits: 33

System General Education and/or major coursework may satisfy some or all of the above requirements. Consult program advisor for details. See the College of Arts and Sciences for additional information about Bachelor of Arts specifications.

Electives


Taken as needed to complete any additional degree requirements.

Total Required Credits: 120


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