Organizational Management - Corporate Entrepreneurship Option, B.A.S.


Take the Next Step Toward Your Future

Now that you’ve been working for a while in your respective industry you might have seen the opportunity to become an effective leader.   Also, even if you have limited experience,  leadership skills are one of the most valuable skills employers and new businesses need.  The BAS Organizational Management-Corporate Entrepreneurship option is open to anyone with a general AA or any transfer track AA.  This degree is also open to anyone with an AS degree in Business Administration and Management or Accounting Technology.

The BAS in Organizational Management degree program is one of four bachelor degree programs offered at Gulf Coast State College in Panama City, Florida, and prepares students to become effective leaders in organizations and society.

Getting your bachelor’s degree in organizational management is an important way to fast-track your career. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth between 2014 and 2024 for management occupations will increase by 6% and which was the highest wage of all the major occupational groups.

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Enactus AB Inbev Challenge award

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Who is eligible for the BAS Organizational Management degree program?

If you are a graduated student with an associate degree or bachelors from an accredited school, you are a candidate for Gulf Coast’s BAS Organizational Management program.

If you are an associate degree seeking student you’ll need to complete an associate degree in science (AS) or arts (AA) and graduate before applying to the bachelors in Organizational Management program.


  • You'll get a great education with one of the lowest tuition rates in the state.
  • With small class sizes and professors who care, you'll get the personal attention you deserve.
  • More than 90% of our graduates would recommend Gulf Coast State College to others.

How do I apply to the BAS Organizational Management, corporate entrepreneurship degree program?

To apply to the BAS Organizational Management, Corporate Entrepreneurship degree program, you’ll need to complete two applications: the general admission application to Gulf Coast State College and the BAS Organizational Management entrance form.  Visit the Gulf Coast admissions page to learn more about the application process.

Consult the Gulf Coast State College Catalog for specific program and course information.


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How do I apply for financial aid and scholarships?

There are many options available to help you pay for college. Find out more about  scholarships and financial aid at Gulf Coast State College.

2022-2023 Catalog Requirements

Communications Area CH
•+*ENC1101, English I 3
+*ENC1102, English II 3
Humanities Area
Visual and Performing Arts See General Education Requirement 3
Philosophy/Religion See General Education Requirement 3
Literature See General Education Requirement 3
Mathematics Area
Approved College-level Math (MAC/STA) 6
Natural Sciences Area
Physical Science See General Education Requirement 3
Biological Science See General Education Requirement 3
Social Sciences Area
Behavioral Sciences •PSY2012 or •SYG2000, Psychology/Sociology 3
History EUH1000 or 1001, Western Civilization 3
Government •POS2041, American National Government 3
Credits from AA/AS Degree
Credits from AA/AS Degree 42
Organizational Management Core Courses
+BUL3310, Legal Environments of Business (FSU; offered Fall, Spring) 3
+COM3120, Organizational Communication (FSU; offered Fall, Spring, Summer) 3
+FIN3400, Financial Management 3
MAN3240, Applied Organizational Behavior  3
+MAN3303, Principles of Management and Leadership 3
+MAN3503, Management Risk Analysis and Decision-Making 3
+MAN4143, Contemporary Leadership Challenges (FSU; offered Spring) 3
+MAN4520, Quality Management (Six Sigma) 3
+FIN4470, Entrepreneurial Finance 3
ENT3003, Principles of Corporate Entrepreneurship 3
+MAR4413, Entrepreneurial Selling 3
+MAR4836, Concept and Product Development 3
+MAR3802, Entrepreneurial Marketing 3
+MAN4900, Capstone 3



Additional graduation requirements: Students must have fulfilled the requirement for the chosen major, earned a minimum of 25 percent of the total hours required for the degree in residence at Gulf Coast State College, fulfill the College Level Communication and Computational Skills Assessment requirements according to Florida Rule 6A‑10.030, demonstrate foreign language competence, and be registered at Gulf Coast State College during the semester of graduation.

• General Education Core. Students must complete at least one identified core course in each area of study—Communications, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences—as part of the general education course requirements.

+ Prerequisites and/or corequisites required. See course descriptions.

* Minimum grade of "C" required.


entrepreneurship simulation lab

The Enactus entrepreneurship lab provides the students with the opportunity to design and manage entrepreneurial projects with a social purpose. It allows students to learn hands-on entrepreneurial skills while representing the College at national competition sponsored by Fortune 500 companies.


Department Chair

Melanie Boyd
Chair, Business and Technology