Sep 29, 2023  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Entrepreneurship, B.B.A.

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Courses in entrepreneurship (ENTR) provide students with information regarding all aspects of entrepreneurship. Specific topics include revenue estimation, cost budgeting, capitalization and funding, and the development and implementation of the business plan.

The major career objectives are to have entrepreneur students capable of starting their own businesses, or going to work for an existing entrepreneur.

Of special importance to entrepreneur majors is the Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship (WCE). The mission of the WCE is to organize and expand the knowledge and practice of entrepreneurship. WCE combines academic rigor with practical experience to provide the foundation needed to develop and manage business enterprises in a rapidly changing business environment. Utilizing the concept of team teaching, guest lecturers and intensive mentor programs, the center has formalized a “real-life, hands-on” learning approach that is changing the way America looks at entrepreneurship education.

Entrepreneurship (36 Credit Hours)

Entrepreneurship major is selective. Students must be formally accepted into the program through application, interview, and approval. Only students who are formally accepted can enroll in 4000-level Entrepreneurship courses.

General B.B.A. Requirements

 In order to earn a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degree, students must complete credit hour requirements:

  • UH Core Courses & College Requirements,
  • Pre-Business courses,
  • STAT 3331 Statistical Analysis for Business Applications
  • Additional UH Core Courses
  • Advanced-Level Business Requirements (required for all business majors),
  • Additional Elective Requirements
  • Major Coursework Requirements

along with noncredit requirements:

  • Assenting to the Bauer Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct, and
  • a business writing evaluation (BWE), administered through GENB 3302 (formerly GENB 2301); student who score below a minimum of 2 on the BWE are required to complete and clear a business writing tutorial (BWT) administered through the UH Writing Center. Clearing the BWE or BWT is required to file a degree plan.

Credit Hour Requirements

Students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree must complete freshman-sophomore core and pre-business requirements, upper-level business core and required courses, major requirements, satisfy the business writing evaluation (BWE), or students with scores below 2 on the BWE, clear the alternative business writing tutorial (BWT).

The total hours required for a Bachelor of Business Administration degree are summarized below. Students in the Bauer Business Honors Program have additional requirements as specified under the description of the Bauer Business Honors Program.

Students pursuing the Global Energy Management Professional Program (GEM-PP) track in Finance have specialized degree requirements listed under the GEM-PP track for a major in finance. Other specialty programs, such as the Professional Program in Accounting, the Entrepreneurship Program, and the Program for Excellence in Selling, may have additional admission and program requirements as specified by the program.

B.B.A. requirements also listed as approved UH core courses may fulfill both requirements, but students must have a minimum of 120 credit hours to earn the B.B.A.

Specific course requirements in each category are discussed in the following sections:


UH Core Courses & College Requirements (12 Credit Hours)

Pre-Business Courses (21 Credit Hours)

Courses require completion with a grade of “C” or higher.

Statistics 3331 - Statistical Analysis for Business Applications (3 Credit Hours)

Additional UH Core Courses (24 Credit Hours)

Advanced-Level Business Required Courses (24 Credit Hours)

This section is required for all business majors.

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