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  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Entrepreneurship and Innovation, B.B.A.


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The Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) with a concentration in Entrepreneurship and Innovation prepares graduates for three career paths: to start a business sooner rather than later, join a family enterprise and take it to the next level, and become an entrepreneur within a large organizational setting.  Students are engaged in entrepreneurial activities starting in their freshmen year by starting a small on-campus business, participating in activities such as elevator pitch competitions, and other hands-on activities.  These help build self-confidence and business acumen and prepares graduates for a world of possibility.

Requirements for Graduation:

To be eligible for graduation, students majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneurship and Innovation must complete a minimum of 121 credits of which 48 credits must be from non-business courses, achieve a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher, and complete the General Education Requirements of the College. A minimum grade of 2.0 is required for First Year Seminar and all courses taken as part of Foundations. Courses used to complete General Education Requirements may not be taken on a pass/fail basis.

The General Education Requirements of the college require students to successfully complete First Year Seminar, Foundations, Disciplinary Perspectives, and a Constellation. Students who enter the college with 30 credit hours completed will not take a First Year Seminar course and therefore must take an additional 3 credits for graduation. Transfer students that are awarded 60 or more credits upon acceptance to York College will not be required to complete a Constellation.

Students majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneurship and Innovation must maintain a 2.0 average in the General Business Component courses and a 2.0 average in the Entrepreneurship and Innovation component courses. In addition, students must attain a 2.0 or higher in each course that serves as a prerequisite to a subsequent business course, (refer to the course description for specific prerequisites). Failure to attain a 2.0 in prerequisite courses may lengthen the time to graduation. Students must also earn a grade of 2.0 or higher in their senior capstone course, ENT 495  . This major requires a second major or a minor be completed  with a cumulative 2.0 average. 

A total of 48 credits (including FYS, Foundations, Disciplinary Perspectives, Constellation, and Minor courses) must be taken outside of the Graham School of Business.  Students who are waived from FYS must complete 3 credits of non-business coursework.  Students waived from MAT 105   must complete 4 credits of non-business coursework.  Students graduating with a declared major in Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneurship and Innovation may not simultaneously declare a minor in Business Administration or Entrepreneurship or a major in Social Enterprise and Not-for-Profit Management.

General Education Requirement:


First Year Seminar


Disciplinary Perspectives Requirement


Constellation Requirement


The Constellation requirement is met when a student completes four courses from a minimum of three disciplines within the Constellation requirements.  Transfer students that are awarded 60 or more credits upon acceptance to York College will not be required to complete a Constellation except for Education majors.

Required Major Courses:


Entrepreneurship and Innovation Electives


Students must select two of the following:

Electives


Suggested Course Sequence:


Sophomore Year (30 credits)


Junior Year (30 credits)


Senior Year (30 credits)


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