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BS in Business - Small Business Mgmt & Entrepreneurship

The University of Phoenix Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship program is designed for aspiring small business owners and entrepreneurs. Learn more about the University of Phoenix Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration* in Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship

School Offering Program:

University of Phoenix

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Program Prerequisites:

Applicants to this undergraduate business degree program with a concentration in small business management and entrepreneurship need not have prior experience in either of these fields. However, high school courses that strengthen problem-solving and decision-making skills are beneficial.

Program Description:

The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship program is designed to examine concepts such as accounting, critical thinking and decision-making, finance, business law, management, marketing, organization behavior, research and evaluation, and technology. Students also have the chance to learn about small business planning, financial management, and integrated business topics on entrepreneurship and small business management. Students can choose to develop their skills with in the concentration by studying advanced concepts in small business marketing, leadership, family business management, operations management, and business law for entrepreneurs.

Accreditation:

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (www.ncahlc.org).

Learning Format:

Online and On-campus

Program Length / Total Credits Required:

The total program length is 120 credits (124 for Kansas students). Students complete 63 credits in the major, including 18 small business management and entrepreneurship credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Aid opportunities include federal and state financial aid, grants and loans, employer tuition reimbursement, internal and external scholarship sources, and access to other resources.

*Maryland residents completing this program will earn a Bachelor of Science in Business with an emphasis in Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship.

Required Courses for a Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact University of Phoenix to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Business foundation courses

  • GEN 200: Foundations for General Education and Professional Success (3 credits)
  • BCOM 275: Business Communications and Critical Thinking (3 credits)
  • BIS 220: Introduction to Computer Applications and Systems (3 credits)
  • MGT 230: Management Theory and Practice (3 credits)
  • ACC 290: Principles of Accounting I (3 credits)
  • ACC 291: Principles of Accounting II (3 credits)
  • RES 351: Business Research (3 credits)
  • ETH 316: Ethics and Social Responsibility (3 credits)
  • MGT 311: Organizational Development (3 credits)
  • ECO 372: Principles of Macroeconomics (3 credits)
  • LAW 421: Contemporary Business Law (3 credits)
  • ECO 365: Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)
  • FIN 370: Finance for Business (3 credits)
  • MKT 421: Marketing (3 credits)
  • QNT 351: Quantitative Analysis for Business (3 credits)
  • BUS 475: Integrated Business Topics (3 credits)

Small business concentration courses

  • MGT 401: The Small Business: Structure, Planing and Funding (3 credits)
  • MGT 418: Evaluating New Business Opportunities (3 credits)
  • FIN 375: Financial Management in Small Business (3 credits)
  • MKT 431: Small Business Marketing (3 credits)
  • MGT 465: Small Business and Entrepreneurial Planning (3 credits)

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates of the University of Phoenix BS in Business - Small Business Mgmt & Entrepreneurship program can learn additional business concepts and skills through master's degree programs. Students could choose to earn a general Master of Business Administration degree or select a concentration in small business management.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's situation. to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.

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