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Required Courses

Bus 414 Entrepreneurship (3 cr)
This course is intended to provide an overview of the entrepreneurship phenomenon and the process of identifying and commercializing an opportunity. Primary emphasis will be placed on recognizing and creating an opportunity, feasibility analysis, elements of the business plan, and sources of start-up funds. As such, this class will provide the foundation for developing a business plan for a real entrepreneurial venture in subsequent semesters.

Accounting Courses - Please select ONE course from the following list:

Acct 482/Acct 582: Enterprise Accounting (3 cr)
Carries no credit toward master's degree in accounting. Both business and non-business students will learn the critical role played by financial statements as entrepreneurs try to launch a new business. The trade-offs of various funding sources and their impacts on financial statements are also explored. Content will be presented in an integrated manner, rather than concept by concept, to emphasize the interrelatedness of forecasts and assumptions regarding revenues, costs, and financing on financial statements and thus, the resulting business model. May involve evening exams.

Acct J486/J586: Accounting for Management Decisions Making and Control (3 cr)
Synthesis of managerial accounting skills and knowledge through study of current managerial accounting topics beyond those offered in Acct 310 - Acct 311. Additional class meetings, projects, and/or assignments required for graduate credit. May include evening exams. (Spring only)
Prereq: Acct 311