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Entrepreneurship

ENTR 170 | INTRODUCTION TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP  (3 credits)
This course is designed for students who want to evaluate going into business for themselves or working for a small business. Opportunities in small business are discussed as well as the risks and rewards of business owner. Important elements of developing and operating a small business are briefly reviewed, and helpful traits as well as important skills of a small business owner are discussed. The course is practically oriented including interaction with business owners.

ENTR 224 | PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE  (3 credits)
Pre-requisite:  ACCT 102.  Students will study financial issues affecting small business.  Topics will include financial statement analysis, basic bookkeeping and recordkeeping, budgeting and cash flow management, financing and structure of the financing package.

ENTR 234 | CUSTOMER SERVICE  (3 credits)
Students will learn the importance of customer service as it applies to small business.  Training will be provided in meeting customer wants and needs, providing superior customer service, handling difficult customers, and building permanent customer relations.

ENTR 236 | E-COMMERCE & INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS  (3 credits)
A study of the global business environment (economic, cultural, legal, political), current practices using Internet strategy in business and application of basic business principles to the world of e-commerce.

ENTR 285 | BUSINESS STRATEGY AND IMPLEMENTATION  (3 credits)
This is the capstone course of the Entrepreneurship Program.  Here the student brings together everything they have learned in the program for a detailed analysis of their business idea.  By the end of the course, the student will have completed a detailed business plan ready for start-up.

ENTR 299 | SPECIAL TOPICS IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP  (1-3 credits)
Coverage of various topics in the area of entrepreneurship.  The course can be repeated in accordance with department specifications.