Do you want to be your own boss? Are you a visionary? Are you a risk taker? Then you should pursue a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Entrepreneurship at the University of North Texas.
From home-based businesses to venture capital startups, entrepreneurs work in all types of jobs and industries and are a driving force behind economic growth. Building a wide range of interdisciplinary skills gives you maximum flexibility and preparation to chart your own future.
Potential careers include:
In the Department of Management, our comprehensive program exercises a "learn today, apply tomorrow" classroom philosophy. Upon graduation, you will have the practical tools needed to start your own business or improve an existing business.
Our curriculum addresses real-world situations such as:
You will learn from faculty members known for their innovative teaching, outstanding research and exceptional service to the profession and community. You will also have opportunities to apply your skills in college and national competitions and at activities involving the Murphy Center for Entrepreneurship or the Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) organization.
Scholarships funded by the college and department are available to help you pursue your education. They are awarded based on academic excellence, professionalism and need. For scholarship information, visit www.cob.unt.edu/mgmt.
A Residents Engaged in Academic Living Community (REAL Community) brings together business students who live on campus to enhance academic and social experiences. More information about REAL communities is at reslife.unt.edu.
The College of Business’ Professional Leadership Program works with corporate partners throughout the region to get you the skills needed to be competitive in the workforce.
The college, which is one of the nation’s 20 largest business schools, is accredited by AACSB International — The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (777 South Harbour Island Blvd., Suite 750; Tampa, Fla. 33602; telephone 813-769-6500). This distinction means the college meets or exceeds strict academic standards for excellence in education.
Our Business Leadership Building promotes interaction among students, faculty and industry leaders. The building — which has Gold-level Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification — contains 24 classrooms, team study rooms and a state-ofthe- art computer lab. This building distinguishes us as a leader in business education.
Your course work will provide an overall understanding of business including accounting, finance, basic management, marketing, organizational behavior, information technology and decision sciences. In addition, you will take entrepreneurship courses that provide you with theory and application experiences in the area. You will also be offered courses in:
Our Career Center and professional academic advisors are among the many valuable resources that are available to you at UNT. The Career Center can provide advice about internships, future employment opportunities and getting hands-on experience in your major. Academic advisors will help you plan your class schedule each semester.
We encourage you to fulfill the graduation requirements for the Texas Recommended or Distinguished Achievement Program or the equivalent in high school.
In your junior year, take the SAT or the ACT and have your scores sent to UNT.
In your senior year, apply for admission at www.applytexas.org by March 1 and request that your high school transcript be sent to the UNT admissions office.
Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate courses can count toward college credit at UNT. For details, visit www.unt.edu/credit.
If you’re attending a Texas community college, you should consult our Transfer Articulation web page, the UNT Undergraduate Catalog and an academic counselor/advisor to review your degree plan. Proper planning will help you receive the maximum amount of transfer credits.
Our Transfer Center will help you make a successful transition to college life at UNT by connecting you with a peer mentor and other campus resources. More than 3,500 students transfer to UNT each year. The center is in the University Union, Room 320. More information is at transition.unt.edu.