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BS - Entrepreneurship



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Baton Rouge, LA 70803
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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

Areas: 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 joint-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 


The BS in entrepreneurship curriculum is available in the LSU Catalog. For access to previous catalogs, visit the the LSU Catalog webpage.

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Entrepreneurship Fellows

The multi-disciplinary 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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