The Entrepreneurship program at Marietta College offers a major, minor, and certificate.

Entrepreneurship Certificate

The 15-credit hour certificate program is appropriate for students who are interested in developing their entrepreneurial mindset but are not willing or able to choose a minor or a major in Entrepreneurship. This may be due to a large number of required hours in their primary majors or minors, or their lack of interest in a particular entrepreneurial project. The certificate program begins to enhance student ability to:

  1. Recognize and evaluate problems worth solving.
  2. Create valuable solutions to problems.
  3. Communicate the problems and the solutions effectively.

Entrepreneurship Minor

The 21-credit hour minor in Entrepreneurship complements a student’s areas of interest by providing her with the necessary tools to turn her passion into a marketable product or service. The Entrepreneurship minor builds on the three objectives of the certificate program (listed above) by equipping students with the tools that they need in order to provide evidence demonstrating that proposed solutions are feasible.

Entrepreneurship Major

The 54-credit hour major in Entrepreneurship builds on the minor by fulfilling the following additional objective: To be prepared to bring the proposed goods and services to life. In short, the major prepares students to start, run, and promote their own for-profit or non-profit business. The major also prepares students for nearly any position that is customer- or employee-focused and requires creative problem solving, planning, analytical, and organizational skills. Students majoring in Entrepreneurship may also choose to enroll in a variety of graduate programs in business, communication, leadership, or other related fields.

Questions? Email entr@marietta.edu.

Marietta college Entrepreneurship professors pose during PioPitch in 2019
> Marietta College Entrepreneurship professors pose at a PioPitch event in 2019

Sample Four-Year Schedule
First Year (Fall Semester)
Writing 110   3 credit hours
Entrepreneurship 101* Entrepreneurial Mindset 3 credit hours
Scientific Inquiry   3 credit hours
Civilization & Culture   3 credit hours
PIO 101 Pioneer Path I 2 credit hours
PIO 102 Student Engagement 1 credit hour
Semester Credit Hours   15 credit hours
 
First Year (Spring Semester)
Communication 210   3 credit hours
Entrepreneurship 201* Creativity & Innovation 3 credit hours
Mathematics 123 ** Practical Statistics 3 credit hours
Marketing 201 Principals of Marketing 3 credit hours
Civilization & Culture   3 credit hours
Semester Credit Hours   15 credit hours
 
Second Year (Fall Semester)
Artistic Expression   3 credit hours
Economics 212 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 credit hours
Accounting 202 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3 credit hours
Creativity Elective   3 credit hours
PIO 201 Pioneer Path II 3 credit hours
Semester Credit Hours   15 credit hours
 
Second Year (Spring Semester)
Artistic Expression   3 credit hours
Scientific Inquiry   4 credit hours
Management 201 Managing Organizations 3 credit hours
Marketing 385 Marketing Research 3 credit hours
Comm Skills Elective   3 credit hours
Semester Credit Hours   16 credit hours
 
Third Year (Fall Semester)
Accounting 301 Intermediate Accounting I 3 credit hours
Accounting 302 Intermediate Accounting II 3 credit hours
Management Elective***   3 credit hours
Elective   3 credit hours
Leadership 305* Business Ethics 3 credit hours
Semester Credit Hours   15 credit hours
 
Third Year (Spring Semester)
Accounting 303 Intermediate Accounting III 3 credit hours
Accounting 320 Accounting Information Systems 3 credit hours
Accounting Elective****   3 credit hours
Elective   3 credit hours
Elective   3 credit hours
Semester Credit Hours   15 credit hours
 
Fourth Year (Fall Semester)
Entrepreneurship 440** Entrepreneurship Capstone II 1 credit hour
Special Interest Elective   3 credit hours
Elective   3 credit hours
Elective   3 credit hours
Elective   3 credit hours
Semester Credit Hours   15 credit hours
 
Fourth Year (Spring Semester)
Entrepreneurship 441**   2 credit hours
Elective   3 credit hours
Elective   3 credit hours
Elective   3 credit hours
Elective   3 credit hours
Semester Credit Hours   14 credit hours

* Satisfies Junior Core
** Satisfies Capstone

Remember that this schedule should just be seen as a guide toward your Accounting degree. Your schedule can be adjusted to accommodate a second major and/or minors at the College. You will work with your academic advisor to ensure that you graduate on schedule and with classes that most interest you and lead you toward the career path that you are working to achieve.

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