Motion Introduced by:  Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee

Date of First Reading:     March 27, 2023

Date of Second Reading: April 24, 2023

Title of Motion: Request from W. P. Carey School of Business – Dean’s Office – for the establishment of an undergraduate degree – BA in Entrepreneurial Leadership

Action Requested: This curricular proposal has received all college, school, unit and university administrative approvals, and is being presented to the Senate for review and voting decision. 

Rationale: The BA program in entrepreneurial leadership prepares students to start, lead and manage entrepreneurial organizations for long-term success. This program develops entrepreneurial-minded leaders who can effectively manage the value-creation process of existing small and medium-sized businesses, as well as manage new ventures. Students, through their coursework and internship opportunities, become leaders by developing a broad entrepreneurial mindset and leadership style that enables them to seize entrepreneurial opportunities.