School of Business and Technology
Applications accepted for fall only. NYSED: 33762 CIP: 52.0799
The major in Entrepreneurship for the Fashion and Design Industries provides students with the knowledge, skills, and mind-set necessary to succeed in new and uncharted business environments. Graduating students are prepared to transform creative ideas into business ventures and to assume leadership positions in entrepreneurial companies. Curriculum below is for the entering class of Fall 2020.
|MAJOR AREA||EP 311 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship||3|
|RELATED AREA||AC 311 - Integrated Marketing Communications Management||3|
|MG 306 - Information Systems: Case Analysis||2|
|LIBERAL ARTS||MA 321 - Data Analysis for Business Applications*||3|
|SS 242 - Microeconomics||3|
|choice - see Speech*||3|
|MAJOR AREA||EP 321 - The Business Plan||3|
|EP 331 - Finance and Accounting for the Non-Financial Manager||3|
|LIBERAL ARTS||MA 311 - Mathematical Modeling for Business Applications||3|
|PL 431 - Philosophy: Ethics G7||3|
|choice - see Writing*||3|
|MAJOR AREA||EP 441 - Converting Innovation into Value||3|
|RELATED AREA||BL 343 - Introduction to Business Law, FM 303 - Fashion Business Law, FM 324 - Business of Licensing, IN 441 - International Business Law,|
or IN 443 - International Business Strategies and Fashion Law
|LIBERAL ARTS||choice - see American History* G10||3|
|choice - see Economics*||3|
|choice - see Foreign Language* G8||3|
|MAJOR AREA||EP 452 - Entrepreneurship Practicum||3|
|RELATED AREA||choice - see Internship*** or Major or Related Area Elective**||3|
|LIBERAL ARTS||choice - see Foreign Language*||3|
|choice - see Liberal Arts*||3|
|choice - see Other World Civilizations* G9||3|
|TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS|
Fall 2020 Requirements: see below
* Liberal Arts: 36 credits
- American History: 3 credits. CHOICE of any course that meets General Education American History requirement (G10)
- Economics: 6 credits. SS 242 and CHOICE of SS 343, 443 or SS 445
- Foreign Language: 6 credits. Two semesters of the same foreign language, one of which must meet General Education Foreign Language requirement (G8)
- Liberal Arts Elective: 3 credits. Select Liberal Arts courses from the following subject areas: AB (Arabic), CH (Chinese), EN (English), FI (Film & Media) - any FI course other than FI 205, 261, 361, 362, 461, and 462, FR (French), HA (History of Art), HE (Health Education) 201, 301, IT (Italian), JA (Japanese), MU (Music), HI (History), MA (Math), MC (Modern Languages & Cultures), PE (Physical Education & Dance) 215, 216, 217, PL (Philosophy), PO (Portuguese), SC (Science), SP (Spanish), and SS (Social Science).
- Mathematics: 6 credits. MA 311 and MA 321. MA 222 and Mathematics Proficiency must be completed prior to enrolling in MA 321.
- Philosophy: 3 credits. PL 431
- Other World Civilizations: 3 credits. CHOICE of SS 354 or SS 374 (either one of which meets General Education Other World Civilizations requirement (G9)
- Speech: 3 credits. CHOICE of EN 241, EN 242, EN 244, or EN 342
- Writing: 3 credits. CHOICE of EN 321, EN 322, or EN 323
Upon graduating from the Entrepreneurship BS program, students will be skilled in the following:
- Company and Project Formation: Students will be able to develop businesses and/or projects that drive innovation, establish a competitive advantage, and construct business models, all with commercial value.
- Business Foundation: Students will administer the tools and techniques for creating products, services, and/or systems that have commercial value.
- Technology: The combination of innovation and technological competencies will be employed to develop, assess and communicate business ideas in order to be able to provide innovative solutions to business and market problems and the unmet needs for the creative industries.
- Critical Thinking: Students will be able to define and analyze the key components of innovation, products, services and businesses necessary to formulate solutions.
- Global Economy: Students will have the ability to assess diverse market and business needs to meet the changing marketplace dynamics of the global economy.
- Leadership/Interpersonal Skills: Students will be able to construct and employ written, oral and supporting collateral, presentations, skills, techniques, strategies and the materials needed to develop the leadership and interpersonal skills necessary for businesses, programs or ideas.