Degree Requirements

Due to the implementation of the new General Education Program, there are currently two programs of study for the Family Business and Entrepreneurship major:

For students who entered SJU before the fall of 2010, or transfer students who entered SJU in the fall of 2010 with 15 or more credits:

GEP Common Courses (See Curricula): six courses

GEP University Distribution (See Curricula): fourteen courses, including:

 

Mathematics: one of the following two-course sequences:

MAT 105

Finite Mathematics with Applications in Business

MAT 106

Brief Business Calculus

 

or

MAT 155-156

Calculus for Biology and Social Science

 

or

MAT 161-162

Calculus I-II

 

Social/Behavioral Science

ECN 101

Introductory Economics (Micro)

ECN 102

Introductory Economics (Macro)

 

GEP Electives:any four courses:

 

Business Foundation: ten courses, including

ACC 101

Concepts of Financial Accounting

ACC 102

Managerial Accounting

DSS 100

Excel Competency (non-credit)

DSS 200

Introduction to Information Systems

DSS 210

Business Statistics

DSS 220

Business Analytics

FIN 200

Introduction to Finance

MGT 110 or

MGT 120 or

MGT 121

Essentials of Organizational Behavior

Essentials of Management Honors Organizations in Perspective (Honors Program students only)

MGT 360

Legal Environment of Business

MKT 201

Principles of Marketing

BUS 495

Business Policy

 

Major Concentration: six courses (four required, two electives)

Required courses (4):

FBE 230

Introduction to Entrepreneurship & New Ventures (prerequisite MGT 110, 120 or 121

FBE 231

Family Business (Prerequisite MGT 360

FBE 360

Business Law for Entrepreneurial Firms (prerequisite MGT 360)

FBE 495

Family Business & Entrepreneurship Capstone (prerequisites: ACC 101 & 102, FBE 231,

MKT 201, FIN 200 Co-requisite: FBE 360: Senior standing

 

Phase two: two elective courses selected from the following:

FBE 330

Social Entrepreneurship

FBE 270, 370, or 470

Special Topics

FBE 490/491

Internship I and II

FBE 493/494

Research I and II

FPL 200

Personal Financial Planning

FPL 301

Estate Planning

FMK 312

New Product Development

IBU 420

International Management

LEO 210

Business, Stakeholders and Ethics

LEO 211

Perspectives on Leadership

MGT 243

Negotiation Skills

MHC 220

Introduction to Managing Human Capital

MHC 221

Diversity in the Workplace

MKT 202

Market Research

RMI 301

Risk Management

 

For students who entered SJU in the fall of 2010 or later, or transfer students who entered SJU in the fall of 2010 with 14 or fewer credits:

GEP Signature Courses (See Curricula): six courses

GEP Variable Courses (See Curricula): six to nine courses, including:

 

Integrated Learning Component (ILC): three courses. NOTE: In no case may an ILC course be double counted towards completing other requirements of the Family Business and Entrepreneurship major.

Required:

ECN 102

Introductory Economics (Macro)

 

Plus any two courses from the following areas:

Economics (maximum of one course from this section)

ECN 322

International Macroeconomics**?

ECN 360

Industrial Organization*

ECN 370

Economic Development*

ECN 380

Managerial Economics

ECN 470

Ethical Values in the Marketplace

 

*Prerequisite: ECN 101

**Prerequisite: ECN 102

 

English

ENG 206

Rhetoric in Modern Practice

ENG 263

Writing for Organizations

 

Interdisciplinary Courses

IHS 346

Administration of Health Care and Public Health

 

Political Science

POL 101

First-Year Majors (FYM) Introduction to American Government and Politics

POL 103

First-Year Majors (FYM) Introduction to Comparative Politics (3 credits)

POL 111

Introduction to American Government and Politics

POL 113

Introduction to Comparative Politics

POL 302

Modern Political Thought

POL 303

American Political Thought

POL 315

Government and Business

POL 352

Political Economy of Booms and Busts

 

Psychology

PSY 100

Introduction to Psychology

PSY 123

Psychology of Men and Women*

PSY 200

Personality*

PSY 212

Multicultural Psychology**

PSY 230

Social Psychology**

PSY 235

Psychology of Gender**

 

*Prerequisite: PSY 100 or PSY 101

**Prerequisites: PSY 100 or PSY 101, and PSY 200

 

Sociology

SOC 101

Introductory Sociology

SOC 102

Social Problems

SOC 208

Sociology of Gender*

SOC 211

Classical Sociological Theory*

SOC 262

White Collar Crime*

SOC 335

Classes and Power in the United States*

SOC 363

Philadelphia: In Black and White

* Prerequisite SOC 101 or SOC 102

 

Free electives: six courses

Business Foundation: ten courses, including

ACC 101

Concepts of Financial Accounting

ACC 102

Managerial Accounting

DSS 100

Excel Competency (non-credit)

DSS 200

Introduction to Information Systems

DSS 210

Business Statistics

DSS 220

Business Analytics

FIN 200

Introduction to Finance

MGT 110 or

MGT 120 or

MGT 121

Essentials of Organizational Behavior

Essentials of Management Honors Organizations in Perspective (Honors Program students only)

MGT 360

Legal Environment of Business

MKT 201

Principles of Marketing

BUS 495

Business Policy

Family Business and Entrepreneurship Major Concentration: six courses (four required, two elective)

Required courses: four

FBE 230

Introduction to Entrepreneurship and New Ventures (Prerequisites: MGT110,120 or121 )

FBE 231

Family Business (Prerequisite: FBE 230 )

FBE 360

Business Law for Entrepreneurial Firms (Prerequisites: MGT 360

FBE 495

Family Business and Entrepreneurship Capstone (Prerequisites: ACC 101 &102; FBE 231; MKT 201;FIN 200 Co-requisite: FBE 360 ; Senior standing

Phase two: two elective courses selected from the following:

FBE 330

Social Entrepreneurship

FBE 270, 370, or 470

Special Topics

FBE 490/491

Internship I and II

FBE 493/494

Research I and II

FPL 200

Personal Financial Planning

FPL 301

Estate Planning

FMK 312

New Product Development

IBU 210

International Business

LEO 210

Business, Stakeholders and Ethics

LEO 211

Perspectives on Leadership

MGT 243

Negotiation Skills

MHC 220

Introduction to Managing Human Capital

MHC 221

Diversity in the Workplace

MKT 202

Market Research

RMI 301

Risk Management

Minor in Family Business and Entrepreneurship Concentration: six required courses

MGT 110 or MGT 120

or MGT 121

Essentials of Organizational Behavior or Essentials of Management or Honors Organizations in Perspective

MGT 360

Legal Environment of Business

FBE 230

Introduction to Entrepreneurship and New Ventures

FBE 231

Family Business (Prerequisite: FBE 230 )

FBE 360

Business Law for Entrepreneurial Firms (Prerequisite: MGT360 )

FBE 495

Family Business and Entrepreneurship Capstone (Prerequisites: ACC 101 &102; FBE 231; MKT 201;FIN 200 Co-requisite: FBE 360 Senior standing

 

Note: Students are responsible for completing prerequisites to FBE 360 and FBE 495 outside the minor.

 
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