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Academic Program Guide


Entrepreneurship: Social Entrepreneurship


College: Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship
Degree: BS or BA
Limited Access: Yes

Contact: JMS Advising
Address: 218 Shaw Building (RSB)
Phone: (850) 644-7158
Email:


Description of Major

The Entrepreneurship major is a redesigned, highly competitive, 2-year curriculum. You will learn how to start and harvest a micro-business, learn the advantages and costs of the various sources of venture capital, and the process of obtaining it. You will also focus on opportunity recognition, market research, and feasibility. You will study technology commercialization, financial analysis, legal issues, and human resource management.

In the first two years at FSU, students should take courses in the following areas: General Education requirements, Multicultural Core requirements, and Prerequisite Coursework requirements. Some courses may fulfill requirements in multiple areas. Electives in the first two years should focus on gaining additional exposure to the social and behavioral sciences, and on improving communication and analytical reasoning skills.


Prerequisite Coursework

Prerequisite Coursework: (15 hours)
The following courses must be completed with a C minus or better:

LDR XXXX (3) Any Leadership Course
ECO X013 (3) Principles of Macroeconomics
ECO X023 (3) Principles of Microeconomics
MAC 1105 (3) College Algebra or higher math
STA X023 (3) Business Statistics

Note: State-wide common prerequisites are always under review. For the most current information and for acceptable alternative courses, visit the “Common Prerequisites Manual.” This is available from the “Student Services” section of http://www.flvc.org .


Requirements

Admission Requirements to the Upper-Division Major:
Students at FSU should apply in the spring semester of their sophomore year to begin the entrepreneurship curriculum in the following fall. More information and the application form are available on the web at http://jimmoranschool.fsu.edu .

Students, including transfer students, must apply by February 1st, 2019 and be committed to completing the 2-year curriculum (no courses are guaranteed to be offered in the summer). Admission criteria include academic achievement, evidence of prior entrepreneurial activity, and a compelling essay describing why you want to be an entrepreneur. Students must complete the admission requirements for this limited access program no later than the end of their second year in order to continue as an entrepreneurship major.

Admission to the limited access business programs requires the following:
1) completion of at least 52 semester hours; and
2) a cumulative grade point average on all college work attempted of at least 2.70; and
3) satisfactory completion of all required prerequisite coursework with a final grade of C minus or better in each; and
4) application to the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship.

Requirements

Major Program of Studies at FSU: (60 hours)
Community college courses may not be substituted for 3000/4000 level courses. All courses must be completed with a grade of C minus or better.

General Core Requirements for JMS Majors: (15 hours)
ENT 3003 (3) Intro to Entrepreneurship
ECO 3041 (3) Personal Finance
ENT 4122 (3) Go-To-Market Strategies
ENT 3XXX (3) Accounting for Entrepreneurs
ENT 1940 (0) Pre Internship
ENT 4943 (3) Internship

Major Area Requirements for JMS Majors: (40 credits)
All entrepreneurship majors must complete the forty-five (45) credit hours as listed below. A grade of C minus or better must be earned in each course used to satisfy the social major area requirements.

Required Courses for this Major: (45 hours)
ISS 4XXX (3) Evaluating Social Impact
ISS 4941 (3) Human Science Design
ENT 4305 (3) Legal Environments
ENT 4504 (3) Business Plan for Social Entrepreneurs
ENT 3414 (3) Measuring Financial Success
ENT 3607 (3) Innovation by Design
ENT 3629 (3) Entrepreneurial Technologies
ENT 3111 (3) Creating Value through Customer Acquisition
ENT 3513 (3) Market Solutions to Social Problems
ENT 3203 (3) Managing Growth
ENT 3001 (3) Experience in Entrepreneurship I
ENT 3002 (3) Experience in Entrepreneurship ii
ENT 4110 (3) Senior Capstone
ENT 4XXX (3) Strategic Team Building for Entrepreneurs
JMS Elective

All students should complete at least one electives (3 hours) offered by the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship.


Computer Skills Competency: ENT 3001 (3) Experience in Entrepreneurship I meets this requirement for this major.

Oral Communication Competency: ENT 3111 Creating Value through Customer Acquisition or GEB 3213 Business Communication (only if double majoring in Business)

Minimum Program Requirements - Summary
Total Hours Required 120
General Education 36*
Prerequisite Coursework 15*
Major Coursework 57
Minor Coursework 0
Computer Skills
Oral Communication Competency

Electives to bring total credits to 120 (must complete at least 60 credits outside of business)

*Some Prerequisite courses may also be counted as part of the General Education requirements.

Minimum Program Requirements - Summary
Total Hours Required 120
General Education 36*
Prerequisite Coursework 15*
Major Coursework 57
Minor Coursework 0
Computer Skills 0 beyond major
Oral Communication Competency 0 beyond major

Electives to bring total credits to 120 (must complete at least 60 credits outside of entrepreneurship)

*Some Prerequisite courses may also be counted as part of the General Education requirements.


Mapping
Mapping is FSU’s academic advising and monitoring system. Academic progress is monitored each fall and spring semester to ensure that students are on course to earn their degree in a timely fashion. Transfer students must meet mapping guidelines to be accepted into their majors. You may view the map for this major at www.academic-guide.fsu.edu/.


Remarks
1. Must complete at least 60 hours outside of entrepreneurship
2. A minimum of 45 hours at the 3000 level or above, at least 30 of which must be taken at this University.
3. At least half of the major course semester hours must be completed in residence at this University. After enrolling at this University, all remaining major course requirements must be completed at this University.
4. The final 30 hours must be completed in residence at this University.


Employment Information
Salary Information: National Association of Colleges and Employers, Occupational Outlook Handbook

Representative Job Titles Related to this Major: Owner, Consultant, Franchise Owner/Operator, Investor, Manager.

Representative Employers: Self – any small business, Franchise businesses.


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