For those who have aspirations of creating and operating their own business, George Fox offers a bachelor’s degree in entrepreneurship that provides the requisite business skills while also focusing on the business idea and the innovative thinking behind that idea.
As an entrepreneurship major, you prepare a business plan and present that plan to various potential sources of funding. You also will complete an internship with a business startup or entrepreneurial venture.
The entrepreneurship major takes a 60-semester-hour course of study that covers topics that include new venture feasibility, business plan development, and marketing research and decision making. Like all undergraduate programs at George Fox, classes are taught in an encouraging Christian college environment where professors know you by name. We will also help you find opportunities for internships with businesses throughout Oregon and the West Coast.
Our graduates are prepared for professional careers or for graduate training in business or other areas. They have gone on to earn their MBAs, start their own companies, and become successful executives in all sectors of business.
Request information about the entrepreneurship major at George Fox University or apply now to begin your education at Oregon's Christian university, ranked as one of the top Christian colleges in the nation by Forbes.
What we offer …
- Small classes
Our small classes allow students to benefit from frequent one-to-one mentoring. The university’s 13.6-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio allows for plenty of personal attention.
- Broad curriculum
Students take a liberal-arts curriculum that helps broaden perspectives and contributes to an appreciation and understanding of all aspects of society. All classes are taught from a Christian worldview where faith is integrated with learning.
- Networking opportunities
We offer a network of alumni in positions of responsibility throughout the world.
- Global Management Challenge
Each year, our business majors have the opportunity to compete in this team competition that uses management simulations to test students' corporate decision-making skills.
- Faculty expertise
Our professors are current in their fields and care about each student who comes through the door. Instructors are accessible both inside and outside the classroom.
- Internships/job placement
The Portland metro area provides plenty of opportunities for internships and job placements. Nike, Columbia Sportswear, adidas America, and Providence Health System are large employers in the area.
- National recognition
George Fox University is a Christian university classified by U.S. News & World Report as a first-tier regional university, and Forbes ranks George Fox among the highest Christian colleges in the country.