BS Four-Year Degree Plan: Entrepreneurship

The entrepreneurship degree at Missouri State can be completed in eight regular semesters. However, a four-year degree plan does not take into account dual credit or transfer credit that you may bring upon admission to the University. Make an appointment with your advisor to discuss schedules and options.

Sample schedule

This sample schedule serves as a guide for your course planning. Check our Course Rotations for future course offerings and consult with your advisor to develop the best degree plan for you.

This is a model four year degree plan. Your path to graduation may vary slightly based on factors such as college credit you earned while in high school, your choice of general education electives, and placement in English and Mathematics.

This degree program can be completed in eight semesters.

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ENG 110 Writing I 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
MTH 135 or above 3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
Natural World with Lab 4
Total hours15

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
CIS 200 Critical and Creative Thinking Using Information Technology 3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
Human Cultures - Humanities 3
Total hours15

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
CIS 201 Computer Applications for Business 3
ECO 165 Principles of Microeconomics 3
MGT 286 Business Communications 3
Human Cultures - Arts 3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ACC 211 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
LAW 231 Legal Environment of Business 3
QBA 237 Basic Business Statistics 3
Natural World 3
Cultural Competence 3
Globalization Course 3
Total hours18

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
LAW 332 Debtor and Creditor Rights and Remedies 1
FIN 380 Financial Management 3
HST 121 or HST 122 3
MGT 340 Principles of Management 3
MKT 350 Principles of Marketing 3
Globalization Course 3
Total hours16

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ACC 311 or FIN 390 3
ENG 221 Writing II: Writing for the Professions 3
MGT 345 Designing, Managing and Evaluating Human Resources Management Programs 3
MGT 384 Entrepreneurship 3
MKT 364 Operations Management 3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
MGT 341 Organizational Behavior and Leadership 3
MGT 543 New Venture Management 3
MKT 352 or MKT 354 or MKT 355 3
Entrepreneurship List 3
Entrepreneurship List 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
CIS 429 Information Systems in Business 3
MGT 487 Strategic Management and Policy 3
MGT 561 Practicum in Small Business Operations 3
General Education and/or electives 2-3
General Education 3
Elective 2
Total hours14-15

GPA requirements

GPA requirements include a minimum 2.00 Missouri State GPA and a minimum 2.50 combined GPA in order to be guaranteed admission to the College of Business.