1. School of Business
  2. Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship| Major

The entrepreneurship major at Lake Erie College integrates a contemporary liberal arts education with a solid foundation of management tools from traditional business disciplines. Within this context, students are coached to recognize and assess opportunities, master their communication skills, participate and lead effectively within a team environment and develop comprehensive implementation plans. Whether market-based or within a not-for-profit environment, entrepreneurship majors are prepared to create new ventures, both as stand-alone entities and within existing organizational structures.

Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science

The entrepreneurship major at Lake Erie College integrates a contemporary liberal arts education with a solid foundation of management tools from traditional business disciplines. Within this context, students are coached to recognize and assess opportunities, master their communication skills, participate and lead effectively within a team environment and develop comprehensive implementation plans. Whether market-based or within a not-for-profit environment, entrepreneurship majors are prepared to create new ventures, both as stand-alone entities and within existing organizational structures.

Graduate Preparation

The entrepreneurship curriculum at Lake Erie College incorporates educational experiences designed to accelerate the development of today's student to tomorrow's business leader through the intensive use of collaborative projects, case studies and internships. All programs offered by the School of Business offer excellent preparation for further study at the graduate level.

Requirements for the Major

Students are required to take 51 semester credits including:

  • AC 101 Accounting Principles I (3 SH)

  • AC 102 Accounting Principles II (3 SH)

  • EC 201 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 SH)

  • EC 202 Principles of Microeconomics (3 SH)

  • ET 211 New Venture Planning and Development (3 SH)

  • ET 221 Techniques of Persuading, Selling and Negotiating (3 SH)

  • ET 401 New Venture Practicum and Entrepreneurship Experience: Part 1 (3 SH)

  • ET 402 New Venture Practicum and Entrepreneurship Experience: Part 2 (3 SH)

  • CJ 315 Business Law I (3 SH)

  • MK 2013 Marketing Principles (3 SH)

  • MK 317 Marketing Management (3 SH)

  • MN 200 Introduction to Management (3 SH)

  • MN 215 Business Statistics (3 SH)

  • MN 216 Applied Decision Models (3 SH)

  • MN 315 Supervision and Leadership (3 SH)

  • MN 323 Organizational Behavior (3 SH)

Entrepreneurship Group I

Three Semester Credits from the following:

  • FN 315 Accounting and Finance for Not-For-Profit Organizations (3 SH)

  • FN 320 Corporation Finance (3 SH)

Internships

Forensic Accounting is the integration of accounting, auditing and investigative skills, providing an analysis of financial affairs suitable for a court to discuss, debate and ultimately resolve disputes. Fraud and Forensic Accounting is a growing area of specialization for professional accountants and other professionals in related fields such as law, criminology, sociology, psychology, intelligence, computer forensics and other forensic sciences. Public and private corporations, accounting firms, law enforcement agencies, government and not-for-profit entities all have experienced the need to develop programs to reduce inefficiencies, waste, abuse and fraud including the need to provide or utilize the expertise of fraud and forensic accounting specialists.

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Lake Erie College emphasizes the individual. Our classes are taught by professors, not graduate students. Classes are small, allowing students and professors to know one another. We care deeply about the success, development, and happiness of our students.

For more information about Entrepreneurship…

Jenni Kinnaird, Ph.D.

Dean of the School of Business, Associate Instructor

1 (440) 375-7115

jkinnaird@lec.edu

School of Business

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