Sample TESU BSBA Entrepreneurship Degree Plan

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Generic BSBA Entrepreneurship Degree Plan[edit]

This is a generic degree plan that applies to Thomas Edison State University for a Bachelor Science in Business Administration, Entrepreneurship as of approximately April of 2021. Please make sure that the suggestions are still valid before beginning to follow this plan.

General Education Requirements[edit]

As of 2021, students will be required to have a minimum of 30 RA credits to complete their degree. See the GE Requirements Roadmap for details and suggestions on courses that will fill this requirement.

BSBA Core[edit]

There are 10 sections that must be completed within the BSBA core.

Part A. Accounting[edit]

6 required.

Course Expected Recommended Course to Take Recommended Provider
Financial Accounting Accounting Sophia.org
Financial Accounting Financial Accounting CLEP
Managerial Accounting Accounting 102: Intro to Managerial Accounting Study.com

InstantCert.com's Managerial Accounting is an UL credit in Financial Accounting at TESU.

Part B. Business Law[edit]

3 credits required

Course Expected Recommended Course to Take Recommended Provider
Business Law Business Law Sophia.org
Business Law Introductory Business Law CLEP
Business Law Business 103: Introductory Business Law Study.com

Part C. Computers[edit]

3 credits required. Any introductory course on Information Systems, Computer Literacy, Computing w/ applications like Word Processing, Spreadsheets, etc.

Course Expected Recommended Course to Take Recommended Provider
CS/CIS Intro course Introduction to Information Technology Sophia.org
CS/CIS Intro course Information Systems CLEP

Part D. Finance[edit]

3 credits required

Course Expected Recommended Course to Take Recommended Provider
Finance Principles of Finance Sophia.org

Part E. Management[edit]

3 credits required. Choose one from below.

Course Expected Recommended Course to Take Recommended Provider
Principles of Management Business 101: Principles of Management Study.com
Principles of Management MAN-101 Principles of Management Davar Academy
Principles of Management Principles of Management CLEP

Part F. Marketing[edit]

3 credits required. Choose one from below.

Course Expected Recommended Course to Take Recommended Provider
Marketing Introduction to Strategy & Marketing OnlineDegree.com
Marketing Business 102: Principles of Marketing Study.com
Marketing MAR-101 Introduction to Marketing Davar Academy
Marketing Principles of Marketing CLEP

Part G. Business/Society[edit]

3 credits required. Choose one from below. Expected International Management OR Business in Society

Course Expected Recommended Course to Take Recommended Provider
Business/Society Business 308: Globalization & International Management (UL) Study.com
Business/Society Business 120: International Business Study.com
Business/Society MAN-330 International Management Davar Academy

If you need the UL credit for some reason, take Business 308/MAN-330. Otherwise, Business 120 satisfies this requirement.

Part H. Economics[edit]

6 credits required.

Course Expected Recommended Course to Take Recommended Provider
Economics Microeconomics Sophia.org
Economics Macroeconomics Sophia.org
Economics Principles of Macroeconomics CLEP
Economics Principles of Microeconomics CLEP

Part I. Communications[edit]

3 credits required. Pick one source.

Course Expected Recommended Course to Take Recommended Provider
Communications Business 113: Business Communication Study.com
Communications Business 324: Managerial Communication Study.com
Communications MAN-390 Managerial Communications Davar Academy

Business Capstone[edit]

Must be taken at TESU.

Entrepreneurship AOS[edit]

A. Small Business Management[edit]

Course Expected Recommended Course to Take Recommended Provider
MAN-432 Small Business Management Business 321: Small Business Management Study.com

B. Small Business Finance[edit]

Course Expected Recommended Course to Take Recommended Provider
FIN-314 Small Business Finance Finance 306: Small Business Finance Study.com

C. Small Business Marketing[edit]

Course Expected Recommended Course to Take Recommended Provider
MAR-411 Marketing Research Marketing 301: Marketing Research Study.com

D. Marketing Electives[edit]

9 credits. 3 must be UL; 12 UL credits total within the entire AOS.

Valid courses include: human resources management, managerial accounting, advertising and/or promotional management, sales management, product management, consumer behavior, principles of retailing, e-commerce, product development, product marketing, supply chain management, electronic media, or negotiations.

UL credits[edit]

Course Expected Recommended Course to Take Recommended Provider
Small Business UL Accounting 301: Applied Managerial Accounting Study.com
Small Business UL Business 309: Digital Marketing & Advertising Study.com
Small Business UL Business 315: Logistics & Supply Chain Management Study.com
Small Business UL Business 319: Negotiations & Conflict Management Study.com
Small Business UL Business 327: Retail Strategy
May not count as UL credit; check with advisor
Study.com
Small Business UL Marketing 302: Consumer Behavior
May not count as UL credit; check with advisor
Study.com

LL Credits[edit]

Course Expected Recommended Course to Take Recommended Provider
Small Business LL Introduction to Entrepreneurship InstantCert.com
Small Business LL Business 106: Human Resource Management Study.com
Small Business LL Business 121: Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Overlaps with InstantCert.com course listed above.
Study.com
Small Business LL Business 202: Introduction to E-Commerce Study.com
Small Business LL Business 203: Introduction to Retail Merchandising
Either check with an advisor to confirm or plan to use this as a free elective if it does not meet AOS requirements
Study.com
Small Business LL Business 202: Introduction to E-Commerce Study.com

Electives[edit]

6 credits required.

See the GE Requirements Roadmap for suggestions.