Bachelor of Science Business Administration: Entrepreneurship 120 Credits | School of Business | Bronx & Dobbs Ferry
Business Administration: Entrepreneurship Overview
In the past decade, the world has witnessed an unprecedented level of technological and cultural innovation. Never before in history have individuals had the ability or opportunity to quickly bring their business ideas and dreams into reality. Mercy College’s B.S. in Entrepreneurship provides students with the information and resources they need to transform themselves into successful innovators and business owners. Students will interact with faculty members who have an extensive history of successful entrepreneurship, helping them develop the strategic and practical skills they need to launch a new business in the 21st century. Graduates of the program will be prepared to tackle the diverse array of challenges and opportunities that await them in this exciting new global economy.
The entrepreneur is commonly seen as an innovator—a designer of new ideas and business processes. Management skills and strong team building abilities are often perceived as essential leadership attributes for successful entrepreneurs.
What You'll Get
The Mercy Advantage
- Hands-on work with start ups
- Leaders in business as professors
- Center for Entrepreneurship - Opportunity to run a student business
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does earning a degree take?
Full-time students can complete the 120-credit degree program in four years.
Are department faculty available for academic advising?
Yes, faculty are always ready to help students with questions about what courses to take, the sequencing of courses, and career opportunities, including internships and cooperative education.
Social Entrepreneurship: Studio7Music Enriches the Lives of Millions with Disabilities
Mercy students are helping to launch a new venture which could make a big social and economic impact in the marketplace, serving a neglected demographic and creating jobs in the recreational therapy industry. The Mercy team presented its work at the 2013 Enactus National Competition and was honored as Rookie of the Year.
Program Details & Curriculum
General Liberal Arts and Sciences
General Education Requirements: 60 Credits
ECON 125, 220, 221, and 230, MATH 116 and MATH/CISC 120 or MATH/CIS 131 are prerequisites for the major and must be used to fulfill general education requirements.
Core and Specialization
Business Administration Core: 30 Credits
Specialization: 18 Credits
Open Electives: 12 Credits
Total: 120 Credits
Business Administration Core
Students who choose the major concentration in Business Administration with a specialization in Entrepreneurship must complete:
- ACCT 120 Intro to Financial Accounting
- ACCT 121 Intro to Management Accounting
- ECON 210 Bus Report Writ & Presentation
- FINC 235 Financial Management
- INBU 250 International Business
- BLAW 240 Business Law I or ENTR 250 Social Entrepreneurship
- MGMT 225 Principles of Management
- MGMT 255 Info Systems for Mgmnt or ACCT 261 Computer App for Accountants
- MGMT 340 Organizational Behavior or ANLC 250 Introduction to Data Analytics
- MKTG 220 Principles of Marketing
- ENTR 300 Intro to Entrepreneurship
- ENTR 310 Entrepreneurial Marketing
- ENTR 320 Entrepreneurial Finance
- ENTR 400 New Ventures I
- ENTR 410 New Ventures II
- MGMT 460 Strategic Management (senior-level capstone course - mandatory)
Any five courses
* There is a 15-credit residency requirement in the major which must be satisfied by Business Administration courses numbered 295 or above.
Students who do not have full-time jobs should try to use their open electives for internship.
Academic Sequence Map
Download a copy of the sequence map for:
- 2019 - 2020 Business Administration: Entrepreneurship B.S. Sequence Map
- 2019 - 2020 Business Administration B.S./MBA Sequence Map
- 2018 - 2019 Business Administration: Entrepreneurship B.S. Sequence Map
- 2018 - 2019 Business Administration B.S./MBA Sequence Map
- 2017 - 2018 Business Administration: Entrepreneurship B.S. Sequence Map
- 2017 - 2018 Business Administration B.S./MBA Sequence Map