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BSc Entrepreneurship Degree

Key Fact
  • Program name
    BSc Entrepreneurship Degree
  • Program code
  • Program Chair
    Dr. Zainah A. Qasem
  • Program length
    4 years
  • Credit hours

 About the Program


The Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship (BSc in ENTP) degree provides an in-depth study of the major concepts, frameworks, and tools for understanding the theory and application of Entrepreneurship. Students acquire knowledge and skills covering a range of strategic aspects of entrepreneurship including opportunity recognition, launching new ventures, determine market feasibility, financing for business ventures, managing new ideas in corporations, taking up social issues, and technological development in entrepreneurship. An emphasis will be placed on issues unique to the Middle East as well as the impact of globalization and information technology on entrepreneurship.

The Entrepreneurship program successfully acquired AACSB accreditation in Fall 2021 for a period of five years.


At the early years of your academic journey at Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship, you will take General Education Program (GEP), attributed to the Liberal Arts – American style education. The (GEP) covers arts and humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and technological studies to help you gain insight into varied critical learning skills, investigate essential branches of knowledge, and develop appreciation of diversity and change across time, culture, and national boundaries. ​

The Entrepreneurship Degree course at Effat University gives students the opportunity to focus their studies in an area that interests them by choosing from one of three concentrations: Entrepreneurship, Technological Entrepreneurship, or Corporate Entrepreneurship.

Students are also given the chance to explore the impact of globalisation and use of information technology on business and entrepreneurial endeavours.

You will study important principles of marketing and management, which will help you to evaluate and make smart contributions that will positively impact the daily running of a business. 

Additionally, you will develop an understanding of key elements of business communication and strategic management, helping you to critically analyse business problems, devise solutions and recognise business opportunities.

The entrepreneurship course covers important administrative responsibilities that will teach you to operate more efficiently, including managerial accounting and important legal aspects of business.

You'll also learn about business social responsibility and ethical behaviour within a business context, develop an understanding of how the business can make a positive contribution to wider society.​​​

 Vision, Mission, and Goals

Program Vision:

Be the catalyst of innovation and creativity proliferation leading to launch of new enterprises.

Program Mission: 

Spark innovation and inventiveness by blending industry 4.0 and entrepreneurial skills to develop business competencies through advanced models and new research resulting in unique learning experience for students to contribute to national and global economic development.

Program Goals: 

  1. Goal 1: Strengthen the ENTP department reputation nationally and internationally through its impact and contribution to the prosperity of economy and society in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  2. Goal 2: Cultivate a dynamic and collaborative work environment through an effective and an inspiring leadership that promotes integrity, strong work ethics and transparency in managing all the department activities.
  3. Goal 3: To offer an exceptional teaching and learning experience through the creation of innovative business programs, interactive and project-based learning, development of analytical skills, professional certifications and progressive research in the field. Moreover, emphasizing on the integration of state-of-the-art learning resources and cutting-edge technology in the program curriculum.
  4. Goal 4: Attract and retain diverse student body through a holistic learning and transformational experience, extensive skill development, and ongoing individual support.
  5. Goal 5: Maintain and enhance efforts to recruit, nurture, and retain diverse, highly qualified and committed faculty, researchers, and staff, supporting their professional development.
  6. Goal 6: Optimize the use of facilities and equipment.
  7. Goal 7: Cultivate a research environment that supports faculty and students to produce high quality research in alignment with country’s research priorities.
  8. Goal 8: Enhance the partnership with the community and industry through mutual exchanges of expertise, novel contributions to the 2030 vision, and effectively engaging students, faculty, and alumnae in the service of society.​

 Educational Objectives

The program aims to provide the following educational objectives:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the key terms, theories, practices and latest trends in the field of entrepreneurship.
  • Demonstrate problem-solving skills in the field of entrepreneurship.
  • Provide innovative solutions to problems in the field of entrepreneurship.
  • Demonstrate ability to conduct research in the field of entrepreneurship.
  • Demonstrate the understanding of ethical issues in entrepreneurship.​

 Learning Outcomes


  • ENTP-K1- Demonstrate knowledge of a wide range of concepts, models, frameworks, and tools for establishing a business start-up in Saudi Arabia in particular and internationally in general. (Itqan)
  • ENTP-K2- Demonstrate knowledge of research methods prevailing in Entrepreneurship domains and how these can be applied in Saudi Arabia. (Itqan)


  • ENTP-S1- Use critical thinking to identify issues, collect and examine information, evaluate evidence, and draw conclusions. (Itqan)
  • ENTP-S2- Utilize and/or formulate simple and complicated models using appropriate technologies and tools to represent and solve business problems, compute results, and develop solutions. (Itqan)
  • ENTP-S3- Demonstrate skills to communicate business ideas effectively both orally and in writing. (Ambassador)


  • ENTP-V1- Demonstrate awareness and commitment of the importance of the ethical requirements of entrepreneur business. (Ihsan)
  • ​ENTP-V2- ​Demonstrate ability to work within a group from diverse backgrounds. (Stewardship)

 Career Opportunities

  • ​​Business Entrepreneur
  • Social Entrepreneur
  • Self-employed businessperson
  • Small/Medium Enterprise Business manager
  • Enterprise Team Leader

 Graduation Requirements

  • Successfully complete all graduation requirements of ENTP major.
  • Complete 132 credit hours, in not less than 08 semesters and not less than 12 CR/semester.
  • Attain a minimum cumulative GPA and major GPA of 2.00 (on a 4.00 scale).
  • Complete the Effat Student Personal, Social and Professional Development Program.

 Fact Sheet




High-School Percentage
Science Section
Art Section
Qudurat *(SAT)
One of the Following Placement Tests
Additional Department Requirement
Contact Information
Program Chair
Tel.+966 122137824
Tel.+966 122137834 

    Program Accreditations and Partnerships

    Our qualifications are recognised globally, so you can study safe in the knowledge that wherever your path may lead, you have the whole wide world to choose from.

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