Entrepreneurship Program B.S.B.A.

The Entrepreneurship program is focused on opportunity identification, enhancement and realization to create value for all stakeholders. The point of view for all entrepreneurship ventures is the "owner," bit it has evolved to include companies and organizations of all types and stages. The skills a student learns through an entrepreneurship major are vital for the success of any business - large or small, public or private, corporate or not-for-profit, local or global. The major conveys a brad skill-set for business, while it also provides students with customized paths for success in specific business systems including; new ventures, franchises, corporate ventures, socially responsible companies, and family-controlled enterprises.

B.S.B.A. Core Requirements
B.S.B.A. Worksheet/Flow Chart/Suggested Program Plan/Others Forms
Course Descriptions (See Section 3)

Required Courses

  • ENT336 Product Design and Development
  • ENT337 Issues in Entrepreneurship
  • ENT431 Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • ENT432 Entrepreneurship
  • ENT433 Small Business Management 

Electives (Select one course) 

  • MGT340 Human Resource Management
  • MGT342 Labor Relations
  • MGT370 International Business
  • MGT450 Negotiation
  • MGT498 Strategy Implementation
  • MKT 370 Services Marketing
  • MKT430 Marketing Research

Career Opportunities

Entrepreneurship is what powers the economy, and students develop the skills and contacts necessary to make ideas real. An entrepreneurship major from Shippensburg University will prepare students for any one of the following career tracks: corporate entrepreneurship, also known as intrapreneurship, where our graduates develop new operations or products for existing corporations; independent entrepreneurship, where our graduates start their own for-profit firms; family business, where our graduates go into the family firm as new or future management; and social entrepreneurship, where our graduates start new or develop existing not-for-profit or community service oriented firms.

For additional information: S.U. Undergraduate Catalog (See Section 2, John L. Grove College of Business) and for Course Descriptions (See Section 3).