Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Degree with a Specialization in Entrepreneurship

Online Entrepreneurship Degree

Small businesses continue to shape and fuel the U.S. economy with entrepreneurs at the helm. American InterContinental University’s online entrepreneurship degree is an accredited BBA program with a concentration in the unique challenges and opportunities of entrepreneurship. This customized online bachelor’s degree in entrepreneurship is designed to explore the contemporary business landscape, to build managerial skills, and to immerse you in the fundamentals of entrepreneurship.

Next Start Date:
January 10, 2024
Total Credits:
Online, Atlanta, Houston
Estimate tuition and fees with our Tuition and Graduation Calculator

Online Entrepreneurship Degree Program Details

Online Entrepreneurship Degree Program Outline

Pursue an entrepreneurship degree online with coursework available any time on your mobile app. Entrepreneurship online courses help you pursue your degree at your convenience.

Talk to an Admissions Advisor to learn how you can earn your online entrepreneurship degree faster based on your prior experience1, which means it may cost less. AIU also offers personalized support at every step of your education journey.

What can you do with an online entrepreneurship degree?

AIU’s online entrepreneurship courses cover the fundamentals of business administration with a focused curriculum that includes economics basics, principles of marketing, legal and ethical environments in business, and other crucial components. AIU’s online entrepreneurship classes may help you prepare to assess the business landscape and make informed decisions, to develop and execute exciting business concepts, and more.

This program was created for working adults who are looking for an education grounded in a strong foundation of business principles and a deeper understanding of key entrepreneurship concepts. You can study how to establish and operate your own businesses, or how to grow other small businesses and new corporations.

Prerequisite for online entrepreneurship courses?

There are no prerequisites to enroll in AIU’s online entrepreneurship degree program and American InterContinental University doesn’t require an SAT score to apply. AIU’s online business courses for entrepreneurs are designed with the busy adult in mind, so you can conveniently pursue your online entrepreneurship degree while tending to other responsibilities, like your family and job.

Transfer in up to 75% of eligible credits toward your degree program.1 We also offer degree credit for your qualifying work and military experience, so you can graduate faster than you think.

Download program detail PDF

ACBSP accreditation

1. Transfer credit is evaluated on an individual basis. Not all credits are eligible to transfer. See the University Catalog for transfer credit policies.

Estimate Tuition and Grad Date

Total tuition for this degree program may vary depending on your educational needs, existing experience, and other factors.

Estimate your costs, potential savings and graduation date.

Entrepreneurship Courses

Degree Requirements


General Education
ECON220 Microeconomics 4.5
ECON224 Macroeconomics 4.5
ENGL106 English Composition I 4.5
ENGL107 English Composition II 4.5
MATH125 General College Mathematics 4.5
UNIV103 Academic and Professional Success 4.5
UNIV106 Technology and Information Literacy 4.5
UNIV109 Interpersonal Communication 4.5
General Education Elective (1 Course) 4.5
Humanities (2 Courses) 9
Natural Sciences (2 Courses) 9
Total Credit Hours: 58.5

ACCT205 Principles of Accounting I 4.5
ACCT310 Managerial Accounting 4.5
BUSN105 Introduction to Business 4.5
BUSN150 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business 4.5
BUSN311 Quantitative Methods and Analysis 4.5
FINA310 Financial Management 4.5
MGMT305 Management Information Systems 4.5
MGMT310 Management and Leadership of Organizations 4.5
MGMT315 Survey of Human Resource Management 4.5
MGMT415 Global Operations Management 4.5
MGMT499 Program Capstone 4.5
MKTG205 Principles of Marketing 4.5
Total Credit Hours: 54
General Electives

A combination of any 10 undergraduate courses

Total Credit Hours: 45


Prerequisites must be met for selected electives.

Students enrolled in the Fashion Marketing Specialization Option are required to take: FASH 212, Historical and Contextual Studies, as one of the Humanities requirements; and FASH 209, Fashion Cycle, in place of one General Elective.

General Business Administration Track
Instead of a Specialization, select 5 Business Electives from any of the Specializations below
Total Credit Hours: 22.5
FINA412 Risk Management 4.5
MGMT422 Advanced Entrepreneurship 4.5
MGMT440 Managing Project Risks and Opportunities 4.5
MGMT444 Team Leadership 4.5
MGMT475 Contracts and Procurement 4.5
Total Credit Hours: 22.5

Total Credit Hours : 180


Entrepreneurship Classes Overview

For an Online Entrepreneurship Degree, your classes may include:

Principles of Financial Accounting

This course focuses on the underlying concepts, ethical, regulatory and business environment of financial reporting with an emphasis on measurement, valuation and presentation of typical asset-related items.

Intermediate Accounting I

Intermediate accounting I provides a combination of professional language and vibrant pedagogy to facilitate the transition from financial principles to the professional accounting world and beyond. This course links accounting principles to the central activities of a business. A user/decision making approach, combined with the necessary coverage of GAAP, helps the student prepare to understand accounting in terms of a business' activities, which reflects the broadening definition of accounting today.

Intermediate Accounting II

This course covers the fundamentals of management accounting, including cost accounting, how to develop and use information for costing products and services, decision making, operational budgeting, performance evaluation, and other important subjects and provides an update on recent developments in the field.

Cost Accounting

An advanced study of the concepts and techniques used by management accountants to assist decision-makers within the organization. Areas covered include process accounting, job-order accounting, measuring quality costs, activity-based costing, and evaluating performance.


This course is designed to provide students with opportunity to study the fundamentals of individual income taxation. A background of accounting courses is not essential for this course. The course may be of special interest to non-accounting majors. Topics include exemptions, exclusions, and deductions available to the individual. These concepts are structured to aid the student in the preparation of an individual tax return.


This course presents concepts of auditing by outlining the standards and practices of today's auditors. The course covers helping students prepare to perform an Integrated Audit, which combines a financial statement audit with an audit of internal controls, as well as introducing a necessary understanding of enterprise risk management and professional judgment.

Accounting Information Systems

This course focuses on the study of concepts and terminology of accounting information systems and their use in decision making in accounting and auditing. The course also covers Information Technology (IT) fundamentals, responsibilities and business implications.

Governmental/Institutional Accounting

This course exposes students to governmental and not-for-profit accounting practices, in the areas of financial analysis and planning, accounting for general capital assets and capital projects, and long term financing and routine governmental bookkeeping.

Quantitative Methods of Analysis

In this course, students will have the opportunity to study the fundamentals of probability, statistics, and their applications in business decision making.

Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

This course is designed to provide undergraduate students with a comprehensive introduction to the business sector's relationship to the principal forces operating in the ethical and legal environments. Particular attention is given to the constraints and opportunities presented by the regulatory environments in North America and the European Union. The course also provides an opportunity to explore the in-depth, comparative framework for understanding the ethical and intercultural challenges facing contemporary multinational and international organizations. With respect to the legal framework within which most business organizations operate, course topics include corporate problems of raising and maintaining capital by shares; relationships of directors to shareholders; respective rights and obligations; relationships of companies to third parties; control and the principle of majority rule.

Management and Leadership of Organizations

This course examines the elements of management and leadership as they apply to modern organizations. Special emphasis is placed on organizational change, role of managers, and cultural differences found in today's management environment.

Program Capstone

The emphasis in this course is on applying and synthesizing concepts and techniques from all previous business/specialization courses. The class sessions are designed to familiarize students with the many dimensions of business, with special emphasis on the area of specialization.

University Catalog

Course content subject to change.

Ways to Save on Your Online Entrepreneurship Degree


What is a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Degree with a Specialization in Entrepreneurship?

AIU’s BBA degree program with a specialization in entrepreneurship is designed to provide knowledge, skills, and abilities relevant for pursuing a career path in the business field. This unique degree program is designed to provide both a comprehensive understanding of business management as well as key components of the entrepreneurial process, including starting and scaling an enterprise from a business plan into a company while analyzing the business decisions entrepreneurs face.

How long does it take to earn a BBA with a specialization in entrepreneurship?

Our bachelor’s degree programs are designed as 48-month programs. However, many factors can impact your time to completion. The time it may take you to earn your BBA degree can be influenced by course loads proficiency and/or transfer credits, and breaks.

What kind of courses will I take to earn a BBA degree?

As you work to complete your BBA degree with a specialization in entrepreneurship, you will be immersed in courses such as: Management and Leadership of Organizations; Global Operations Management; Contracts and Procurement; and Team Leadership.

When can I begin my entrepreneurship classes?

Courses for the Bachelor of Business Administration Degree with a Specialization in Entrepreneurship start approximately every five weeks. Your actual start date is based on several factors, including receiving academic and financial documentation.

How many credits are required to graduate from the BBA degree program?

The online entrepreneurship degree program consists of 180 credits. You may be eligible for transfer credit, which is evaluated on an individual basis. Not all credits are eligible to transfer. Please see the University Catalog for transfer credit policies.

Why should I pursue a BBA with a specialization in entrepreneurship degree?

Upon earning your specialized BBA degree, you should have an understanding of how to effectively organize, develop, create, and manage a business. Not only will this specialization help you work to develop a focused, industry-specific knowledge base common to entrepreneurial professionals, but you can also be prepared to assess the business landscape and make informed decisions, to develop and execute business concepts, and more.


This business program is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

ACBSP accredited

Compare Related Areas of Study

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Degree with a Specialization in Management Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Degree with a Specialization in Finance

Compare up to three additional degrees

Next Steps

Take the next step. Classes Start January 10, 2024

Complete this form and an AIU Admissions Advisor will contact you and provide further assistance.

* Please correct the following errors:

By clicking the button below you agree to be contacted by AIU about education services (including through automated and/or pre-recorded means, e.g. dialing and text messaging) via telephone, mobile device (including SMS and MMS), and/or email, even if your telephone number or email address is on a corporate, state or the National Do Not Call Registry, and you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. You understand that your consent is not required as a condition to purchase a good or service.

Classes Start January 10, 2024

Accrediation Image

Military affiliation includes active duty, veteran, spouse of military or veteran, or anyone eligible to receive military benefits.