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Course Requirements for a Bachelor of Business Studies in Entrepreneurship

Degree Requirements Credit Hours
Professional Studies Credit Hours - 3
PRST 3301 Lifelong Learning (S-L)
English Credit Hours - 9
ENGL 1301, 1302, and 2301 or 2302
Fine Arts Credit Hours - 3
FINE 1306
History Credit Hours - 6
HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, or 2302
Kinesiology Credit Hours - 0-2
KNES 1101 and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived.
Mathematics Credit Hours - 3-4
MATH 1301, 1303, 1304, 1307, 1308, or 1405
[Math Advising Tool (eMAT) required prior to registering for any Math class or any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite.]
Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only) Credit Hours - 3-4
One laboratory science from Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics
Religion Credit Hours - 6-12
RELI 1301 and 1302 (If hours transferred at time of initial enrollment at DBU do not equal 60 or more hours, additional religion hours will be required.)
Social Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only) Credit Hours - 6

POLS 2301 and ECON 2301

Total General Studies Hours Semester Hours - 39-49
Electives Credit Hours - 41-51
Courses transferred, ACE approved military, and/or corporate training, etc.
Entrepreneurship Major Credit Hours - 30

ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting
ENTR 3301 Principles of Entrepreneurship (S-L)
ENTR 4330 New Venture Creation
FINA 4320 Entrepreneurial Finance
MANA 3301 Principles of Management (S-L)
MANA 3306 Management Communication
MANA 3308 Business and Public Law
MRKT 3301 Principles of Marketing

Choose two:
ACCT 3323 Income Taxation of Individuals
ACCT 4302 Income Taxation of Entities
ENTR 3314 Social Entrepreneurship
ENTR 4302 Internship in Entrepreneurship
ENTR 4303 Special Topics in Entrepreneurship
ENTR 4314 Applied Social Entrepreneurship (S-L)
ENTR 4345 Business as Mission
FINA 3308 Real Estate Finance and Investments
MANA 3302 Principles of Human Resource Management
MANA 4315 International Travel in Management
MANA 4341 Negotiations in Management
MANA 4342 Business Ethics
MISM 3320 Web Page and Database Design
MRKT 3302 Marketing Research and Analysis
MRKT 3303 Promotional Strategy
MRKT 4301 Retail Management and Merchandising
MRKT 4345 Consumer Behavior

Total Credit Hours Required - Minimum 120
Degree Requirements Credit Hours


Other Requirements
  • Minimum of 42 upper-level credit hours (Exception: Inverted Degree Program).
  • Minimum of 12 credit hours in major in residence at Dallas Baptist University, 9 credit hours of which must be upper-level.
  • Minimum of 30 credit hours in residence at DBU.
  • Completion of 30 of the last 36 credit hours in residence at Dallas Baptist University. Students must receive approval of the registrar prior to taking courses at any other college or university.
  • Minimum of 120 credit hours to graduate.
  • Satisfactory completion of all requirements on official degree plan.


Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University
DBU requires a minimum institutional cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0.


Retention in and Graduation from the Accounting Program
Students must fulfill the following conditions to continue enrollment in the B.B.S. accounting major and graduate from the program:

  • Students must maintain an overall institutional GPA of 3.0 and an institutional GPA of 3.0 in upper-level accounting work.


(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.


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