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BUS 250 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Research, develop, and write detailed start-up business plans to create a successful business. Note: this course is a combination of BUS250A, BUS250B, BUS250C, and BUS250D.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Define entrepreneurship and describe the role entrepreneurship has in the U.S. economy.
2. (Evaluation Level) Complete a self-analysis to evaluate suitability for owning and operating a small business.
3. (Application Level) Identify and apply the steps involved in determining viable new business opportunities using the feasibility approach to business planning.
4. (Comprehension Level) Describe the mission and culture of a new business venture.
5. (Analysis Level) Compare the advantages and disadvantages of various types of business ownership to determine which business legal entity to use.
6. (Evaluation Level) Identify and evaluate the potential of a market.
7. (Synthesis Level) Compile various types of market research and design a market driven approach to strategy using information gained about specific customers and markets.
8. (Evaluation Level) Compare and contrast methods to finance a business start-up and evaluate the impact a selected financial resource has on a business.
9. (Evaluation Level) Interpret financial statements to guide business decision making and to project the future financial health of the business.
10. (Comprehension Level) Explain how technology can be used to support strategic analysis and decision making in a business.
11. (Comprehension Level) Summarize Internet and government resources that are available to help support a business owner.
12. (Synthesis Level) Choose a business opportunity and develop a business plan that incorporates all of the elements needed to start a small business.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation