THE MARQUETTE Entrepreneurship Major
IDEALISM AND REALISM TOGETHER. Unlike other schools' entrepreneurship programs, Marquette emphasizes a realistic approach to lifelong career planning, not just quick-hitting, fast growth ventures. It's an approach that benefits all entrepreneurship majors, whether they already run their own businesses or are preparing for that eventuality.
As an entrepreneurship major, you can:
- Participate in the annual Business Plan Competition, which has spawned dozens of successful start-ups
- Get advice on your ventures from the pros in the Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship and Golden
- Be inspired by the many successful entrepreneurs who speak at Entrepreneurship Week each fall
KNOW YOURSELF. As an entrepreneurship major, you'll learn to recognize which business opportunities fit best with the type of person you are intellectually, socially and, yes, even spiritually. A well-planned curriculum combined with classroom visits from a diverse set of successful entrepreneurs and consultants will give you a person-centered approach to entrepreneurship.
BEGIN NETWORKING NOW. Entrepreneurship majors can start making connections through Marquette University's Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship. The Golden Angels Network brings successful business owners together with students in the classroom and provides early opportunities for start-up investment, mentoring and advising all of which are vital to future entrepreneurs.
You might like the entrepreneurship MAJOR if you:
- Have a passion for creativity and innovation
- Want to be your own boss
- Already run your own business and want develop it further
What can You do with an entrepreneurship major?
Marquette entrepreneurship majors are well prepared to begin execution of solid business plans they formed in college, using the networks they formed on the way. But an entrepreneurship major is also great preparation for various business fields, such as accounting, finance, administration, information technology and nonprofit organizations. Learn more about what you can do with an entrepreneurship major.
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Suggested curriculum for an entrepreneurship Major
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- Foundations for Business Leadership
- Rhetoric and Composition I & II
- Histories of Cultures and Societies Elective
- Science and Nature Elective
- Introduction to Theology
- Philosophy of Human Nature
- Finite Mathematics
- Elements of Calculus
- Public Speaking
- Two Non-business Electives
- Developing Critical Skills for Business Leadership
- Business Statistics
- Principles of Financial Accounting
- Applying Business Leadership Skills
- Principles of Managerial Accounting
- Principles of Macroeconomics
- Principles of Microeconomics
- Literature Elective
- Diverse Cultures Elective
- Theory of Ethics
- Theology Elective
- Non-business Elective
- Understanding Entrepreneurship
- Consulting for Entrepreneurs or Internship in Entrepreneurship
- Introduction to Marketing
- Introduction to Financial Management
- Strategies for Entering the Business World
- Applied Business Economics
- Introduction to Information Technology
- Behavior and Organization
- Operations and Supply Chain Management
- Two Business Major Electives
- New Venture Creation
- Business Policies
- Two Entrepreneurship Electives
- Three Business Major Electives
- Ethical and Societal Issues Elective
- Legal and Regulatory Environment Elective
- Two Non-business Electives