The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Entrepreneurial Studies with an Emphasis in Technology Management degree at Grand Canyon University (GCU) tackles corporate challenges using computation and computer hardware. Students who pursue the technology management degree emphasis program at GCU will collaborate with entrepreneurial technology, computer programming and computer science students from the beginning through the culmination of the program.
The BS in Entrepreneurial Studies: Technology Management degree program offered by the Colangelo College of Business are shaped by the pillars of servant leadership, innovation, entrepreneurship and business skill development. We believe this helps to create not only educated students but global citizens, critical thinkers, effective communicators and responsible leaders. We believe that this special skill set is vital for success in today’s corporate climate.
The ethics of personal integrity, values and innovation give students a foundation to be analytical, pose thoughtful questions, answer challenges creatively and adapt as leaders in their own organizations or corporations.
Study Entrepreneurship and Technology Management in GCU’s Degree Emphasis
Students will use human-centered design and technological advances to identify opportunities and solve real-world problems in business contexts. Networking skills will be honed while developing business opportunities and long-term relationships.
Graduates of the bachelor's in entrepreneurship and technology management degree emphasis program will be able to use technology to scale ventures, pursue appropriate financing options and demonstrate how new mission-driven ventures serve the interests of both the organization and society.
Career Possibilities for Graduates With an Entrepreneurship and Technology Management Degree Emphasis
Entrepreneurial studies majors who complete the technology management degree emphasis program will take with them the knowledge, skills and connections to pursue a career as an entrepreneur or be a change leader in technology-based organizations. Graduates of this program might pursue business and technology management careers that include:
- Compliance manager
- Computer and information system manager
- Architectural and engineering manager
- General and operations manager
- Industrial production manager
- Project management specialist
- Management analyst
- Software developer
- Sales manager
Entrepreneurship and Technology Management Degree Emphasis FAQs
General Education Requirements
General Education coursework prepares Grand Canyon University graduates to think critically, communicate clearly, live responsibly in a diverse world, and thoughtfully integrate their faith and ethical convictions into all dimensions of life. These competencies, essential to an effective and satisfying life, are outlined in the General Education Learner Outcomes. General Education courses embody the breadth of human understanding and creativity contained in the liberal arts and sciences tradition. Students take an array of foundational knowledge courses that promote expanded knowledge, insight, and the outcomes identified in the University's General Education Competencies. The knowledge and skills students acquire through these courses serve as a foundation for successful careers and lifelong journeys of growing understanding and wisdom.
Upon completion of the Grand Canyon University's University Foundation experience, students will be able to demonstrate competency in the areas of academic skills and self-leadership. They will be able to articulate the range of resources available to assist them, explore career options related to their area of study, and have knowledge of Grand Canyon's community. Students will be able to demonstrate foundational academic success skills, explore GCU resources (CLA, Library, Career Center, ADA office, etc), articulate strategies of self-leadership and management and recognize opportunities to engage in the GCU community.
- UNV-112, Success in Science, Engineering and Technology & Lab: 4
- UNV-103, University Success: 4
- UNV-303, University Success: 4
- UNV-108, University Success in the College of Education: 4
Graduates of Grand Canyon University will be able to construct rhetorically effective communications appropriate to diverse audiences, purposes, and occasions (English composition, communication, critical reading, foreign language, sign language, etc.). Students are required to take 3 credits of English grammar or composition.
- UNV-104, 21st Century Skills: Communication and Information Literacy: 4
- ENG-105, English Composition I: 4
- ENG-106, English Composition II: 4
Graduates of Grand Canyon University will be able to express aspects of Christian heritage and worldview. Students are required to take CWV-101/CWV-301.
- CWV-101, Christian Worldview: 4
- CWV-301, Christian Worldview: 4
Graduates of Grand Canyon University will be able to use various analytic and problem-solving skills to examine, evaluate, and/or challenge ideas and arguments (mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, geology, astronomy, physical geography, ecology, economics, theology, logic, philosophy, technology, statistics, accounting, etc.). Students are required to take 3 credits of intermediate algebra or higher.
- MAT-154, Applications of College Algebra: 4
- MAT-144, College Mathematics: 4
- PHI-105, 21st Century Skills: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving: 4
- BIO-220, Environmental Science: 4
Graduates of Grand Canyon University will be able to demonstrate awareness and appreciation of and empathy for differences in arts and culture, values, experiences, historical perspectives, and other aspects of life (psychology, sociology, government, Christian studies, Bible, geography, anthropology, economics, political science, child and family studies, law, ethics, cross-cultural studies, history, art, music, dance, theater, applied arts, literature, health, etc.). If the predefined course is a part of the major, students need to take an additional course.
- HIS-144, U.S. History Themes: 4
- PSY-102, General Psychology: 4
- SOC-100, Everyday Sociology: 4
* Please note that this list may contain programs and courses not presently offered, as availability may vary depending on class size, enrollment and other contributing factors. If you are interested in a program or course listed herein please first contact your University Counselor for the most current information regarding availability.
* Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information. Programs or courses subject to change.