Program Overview

What Will I Study?

Entrepreneurship students will learn and apply innovation and business theories in hands-on tasks, projects, and case discussions. Curriculum emphasizes the development and management of a business from startup to growth to an established company, as well as principles for business growth, product development, and general management. Students will also learn a broad skillset to understand various functions of business (finance, marketing, organizational development, etc.) especially as they relate to early stages of organizations.

Program Structure

The entrepreneurial management major is a 63-credit hour limited enrollment program. The major accepts forty students yearly to start coursework Fall semester. Students are encouraged to take 12-15 credits each semester after admittance so that they can graduate in 3-4 semesters. Students take the following classes in sequence:

Entrepreneurship Junior Core

Fall Semester

  • BUS M 470: Entrepreneurial Innovation (3.0 credits)
  • BUS M 487: Strategy and Economics (3.0 credits)
  • BUS M 312: Innovation Bootcamp (1.0 credit)
  • BUS M 326: Career Development (1.0 credit)

Winter Semester

  • BUS M 471: Creating New Ventures (3.0 credits)
  • BUS M 277: Legal Issues in Entrepreneurship (3.0 credits)
  • BUS M 313: Startup Bootcamp (1.0 credit)

Additional Emphasis Requirements

Students also complete three entrepreneurship electives, the management core, and one other BYU Marriott elective. For the full curriculum outline, please see the program flowchart.