B.S. in Business Administration - Entrepreneurship Concentration

undergraduate-programs-concentrations-entrepreneurship-slu-cook-businessEntrepreneurship is the engine of local, national and global economies. 

Don’t Just Learn. Act.

The Cook School’s business concentration in entrepreneurship integrates the classroom and the real world through a dynamic mix of leading-edge knowledge, involvement with successful entrepreneurs, and hands-on development of the key skills of creativity, market focus, and business planning that are essential to successful ventures. The academics of the program draws on SLU’s world-class resources, including the Cook School’s Center for Entrepreneurship, an acknowledged national leader in entrepreneurship education.

B.S. in Business Administration - Entrepreneurship Concentration

In addition to fulfilling the requirements of the B.S.B.A. degree, the Entrepreneurship concentration requires eighteen (18) hours in addition to MGT 2000, MGT 3000, and MGT 4000, which are taken as part of the Business Common Body of Knowledge.

Along with the academic focus, the Cook School offers a variety of co-curricular programs, events, and opportunities through the Center for Entrepreneurship . For a student interested in pursuing a concentration in entrepreneurship, the variety of programming will help them translate academics into real world opportunity. 

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Course Options

Three hours selected from the following (3 credit hours each):

 CourseTitle Prerequisites
MGT 3200Managing Ideas in Entrepreneurial Firms*MGT 3000
MGT 3201Social Entrepreneurship*MGT 3000


Six hours as follows:

MGT 3210Managing Resources in Entrepreneurial Firms  MGT 3200 or MGT 3201
MGT 4200Business Plan Development MGT 3200 or MGT 3201, and MGT 3210


Concentration Electives: Six hours chosen from the following (3 hours each):

 CourseTitle Prerequisites
MGT 3100Organization Behavior MGT 3000 
MGT 3300Management of Human Resources MGT 3000 
MGT 3301Negotiations & Conflict Resolution MGT 3000 
MGT 4101Fundamentals of Leadership MGT 3100
MGT 4102Organizational Failure, Change, and Transformation MGT 3100
MGT 4103Current Problems in ManagementMGT 3100
MGT 4201Introduction to Family BusinessMGT 3200
MGT 4910Management InternshipMGT 3000, permission of the department chair, and junior or senior standing


Breadth Electives: Three hours chosen from the following (3 credit hours each):

 CourseTitle Prerequisites
FIN 3160Real EstateCo-requisites: FIN 3330 & FIN 3630 or permission of the department chair 
MKT 3400Integrated Marketing CommunicationsMKT 3000
MKT 3600Marketing ResearchMKT 3000
MKT 4440Personal Selling MKT 3000 


*Students cannot take both MGT 3200 and MGT 3201