BUS 250 Entrepreneurship • 5 Cr.


Deals with organizing and operating a small business. Topics include development of a business plan, failure factors in small business, source of capital, record keeping, financial statements, taxation, marketing, legal and regulatory issues and management principles. Recommended: Completion of 15 business credits or equivalent business experience.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Develop and implement a business plan 
  • Analyze and evaluate various sources of funding 
  • Design a marketing plan that specifically evaluates customer needs 
  • Articulate why business fail 
  • Assess the contributions of small business to our economy. 
  • Judge the advantages of operating a small business 
  • Explain how the Small Business Administration helps small businesses 
  • Appraise different franchising options 
  • Demonstrate mastery of Risk Management tools