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2018-2019 Academic Catalog V 71.1 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog V 71.1 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BAAS - Entrepreneurship

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Entrepreneurial ventures focus on new and innovative offerings.  Students who enter the BAAS Leadership and Management Entrepreneurial program will develop the entrepreneurial knowledge, leadership skills, and decision-making frameworks required to recognize and evaluate business opportunities. Students learn to create, apply, and guide entrepreneurial initiatives through the application of critical thinking, experiential innovation-based projects, leadership/communication, and problem solving skills. The program rests on the student’s solid understanding of business operations, ethics, accounting, finance, cultural competence, and business planning.  Completion of this program will allow students to advance into leadership roles within their chosen career field.

Academic Admission Requirements

Applicants for entry into the Bachelor of Applied Arts & Sciences (BAAS) in Leadership and Management degree must satisfy the following minimum criteria:

  1. General Admission to Odessa College.

  2. Compliance with Texas Success Initiative requirements (TSI).

  3. Completed an approved AAS degree from an accredited institution, or be within 15 SCH of completion.

  4. Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better.

  5. Submission of specified BAAS Program application (BAAS - Automation only).

BAAS - Leadership and Management

Students interested in completing the BAAS in Leadership and Management must meet the general admission criteria above for admission to the program. Students who have been admitted to the program and are within 15 credit hours of completing their AAS degree, and currently enrolled in those courses may, with the approval of the Dean and Directly Responsible Individual (DRI), enroll in no more than two (2) upper-division courses. Students are expected to maintain Odessa College Academic Progress requirements as outlined in the EGA (Local), Student Handbook, and available online. The college seeks to preserve the spirit of the community college Open Door policy for new BAAS in Leadership and Management students while ensuring they have the prerequisite skills for success. Admission to the program will be capped by capacity and therefore students will be accepted in order of application and registration.

Total Credit Hours 6 out of 120 = 5%

First Class Free Scholarship

Total Credit Hours 12 out of 120 = 10%

Total Credit Hours 18 out of 120 = 15%

Total Credit Hours 24 out of 120 = 20%

Total Credit Hours 30 out of 120 = 25%


Term 6

  • 3 SCH Language, Philosophy, & Culture OR Creative Arts (040 - Core Component Area ) (THECB-approved Texas Common Core)

Total Credit Hours 36 out of 120 = 30%


Term 7

Total Credit Hours 42 out of 120 = 35%


Total Credit Hours 48 out of 120 = 40%


Total Credit Hours 54 out of 120 = 45%


Total Credit Hours 60 out of 120 = 50%


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Term 11

Total Credit hours 67 out of 120 = 56%

Term 12

Total Credit Hours 74 out of 120 = 62%

Term 13

Total Credit Hours 80 out of 120 = 67%

Total Credit Hours 86 out of 120 = 72%

Total Credit Hours 92 out of 120 = 77%

Term 16

Total Credit Hours 95 out of 120 = 79%

Term 17

Total Credit Hours 102 out of 120 = 85%

Total Credit Hours 108 out of 120 = 90%

Total Credit Hours 114 out of 120 = 95%

Total Credit Hours 120 out of 120 = 100%


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