Feb 02, 2023  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Entrepreneurship, B.B.A.


The Bachelor of Business Administration–Entrepreneurship major at LMU will provide undergraduate students with the fundamental theories, critical thinking skills, and real-world awareness necessary to support their launch into careers as entrepreneurs (i.e., founders and leaders of new ventures) or intrapreneurs (i.e., change agents and managers within established, more traditional organizations).

Learning Outcomes

  • Students should understand and appreciate the economic and societal importance of entrepreneurship.
  • Students should be able to analyze and understand all aspects of a business, integrating concepts across multiple functional areas.
  • Students should know how to generate business ideas, evaluate business feasibility, and assemble a comprehensive business plan.
  • Students should be able to adopt the perspective and action orientation of a CEO/Founder.

Major Requirements


A cumulative GPA of C (2.0) must be achieved in the major requirements (all business, economics, and mathematics courses).

For purposes of meeting the requirements for the B.B.A., Entrepreneurship major, degree and determination of academic probation, an overall cumulative grade point average of at least a C (2.0) must be obtained in all courses required in the major.

All Entrepreneurship majors must complete the following required courses:

International Management/Entrepreneurship studies, select one:

Entrepreneurship Elective


A student who chooses ENTR 4310  as a required course can choose ENTR 4381  as his or her Entrepreneurship Elective; similarly, a student can choose ENTR 4381  as a required course and ENTR 4310  as an Entrepreneurship Elective.

Model 4-Year Plan–Bachelor of Business Administration–Entrepreneurship Major Curriculum

The following curriculum represents the order or sequence in which it is expected that students will take the various courses required for the B.B.A. (Entrepreneurship major) degree.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Total: 14-16 semester hours

Spring Semester

Total: 13-16 semester hours

Sophomore Year

Total: 18-19 semester hours

Spring Semester

Total: 16-19 semester hours

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Total: 15-16 semester hours

Spring Semester

Total: 15-17 semester hours

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Total: 14-15 semester hours

Spring Semester

Total: 12-14 semester hours