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BS Entrepreneurship (Paired Degree)

What IS Entrepreneurship?

Entrepreneurship can mean different things to different people, but in general, it is the act of setting up a business and taking a financial risk in order to turn a profit. Our Entrepreneurship curriculum is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to do just that. It is designed to teach, coach, and inspire students to start a business, be a productive member of an entrepreneurial business, and become an effective manager in a growing business. Through a focus on business management, development, and funding strategies, students can increase their understanding of business practices and startups in this program.

Opportunities in Entrepreneurship

All General Business Fields, Business Ownership, Financial, Franchise, Innovation, International, Legal

Employers: Nonprofits, Partnerships, Proprietorships, Self-Employed, Startups, Support Organizations

BS in Entrepreneurship

The bachelor of entrepreneurship is a 120-hour program and must be paired with another bachelor's degree from any college on campus as part of a paired-degree earning a minimum 150 hours. Anyone pursuing this track will:

  • Study how to operate, grow, and manage his or her own business
  • Learn how to be creative, innovative, and entrepreneurial in an existing organization
  • Learn how to generate new wealth and create social change that results in improved quality-of-life, greater morale, and economic freedom in the development of his or her community

Entrepreneurship Minor

An entrepreneurship minor is open to any LSU student and builds upon the core business curriculum by providing students with focused coursework needed to prepare for starting or owning a business. Students will learn how to expand their career options, develop a business concept, identify and evaluate business opportunities, and effectively manage a business.

To graduate with this minor, students must:

  • Complete 18 hours consisting of the following courses: ENTR 2000, ENTR 3111, ENTR 4113, and nine additional hours to be chosen from ENTR 4120, ENTR 4114, or department-approved electives
  • Have a 2.0 GPA in the courses used to satisfy the minor
  • Take at least nine semester hours on this campus and, of the nine hours, at least three must be at the 3000 or 4000 level.​ 

Entrepreneurship Fellows 

The multi-diciplinary Entrepreneurship Fellows Program​ is a year-long program designed to encourage business and entrepreneurial practices in a select group of graduate or undergraduate students. The program provides students with the opportunity to network with and be mentored by top executives thereby giving these students an extra edge upon graduation.
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