Entrepreneurship

Program Requirements

Entrepreneurship
Business Majors

The minor in Entrepreneurship is for both business and non-business majors and is designed to:
1. Encourage creativity in generating new business ideas.
2. Identify methods of enhancing and managing innovation.
3. Learn the process of evaluating opportunities for starting new business ventures or expand an existing company.
4. Develop sound business planning skills necessary for launching a new business.
5. Develop sound business practices for the successful endurance of a business.
6. Encourage networking with valuable contacts for entrepreneurs and business leaders while being aware of community programs available to assist entrepreneurs.

Students will develop a business plan over the course of the program that will be presented to a panel of practicing entrepreneurs and industry experts. The minor will consist of four required
courses and two elective courses designed to meet the interest of the individual student.

Program Requirements for Business Majors:
1. Accounting, Finance, Management and Marketing majors must take the following four courses: ENT 301 Introduction to Entrepreneurship, ENT 315 Entrepreneurship Financials, ENT 331 Entrepreneurship Marketing, Creativity and Innovation, ENT 497 Business Plan Development
2. Business majors must choose two electives as listed below:

  • Accounting: MGT 301, 342, 345, 352; MKT 335, 338, 362; INT 390; ENT electives.
  • Finance: MGT 301, 345, 352; MKT 335, 338, 362, 432; INT 390; ENT electives.
  • Management: MKT 335, 338, 362, 432; INT 390; ENT electives.
  • Marketing: MGT 301, 342, 345, 352; INT 390; ENT electives.

3. Must also meet minimum University requirements for a minor.

Program Requirements for Non-Business Majors:
1. Non-Business majors must take 18 credit hours to receive a minor in Entrepreneurship.
2. Non-Business majors must take the following four courses: ENT 301 Introduction to Entrepreneurship, ENT 315 Entrepreneurship Financials, ENT 331 Entrepreneurship Marketing, Creativity & Innovation, ENT 497 Business Plan Development.
3. Two electives chosen from the following: BUS 219, FIN 315; MGT 300, 301, 342, 352; MKT 331, 335, 338, 362, 432; INT 390; ENT electives.
4. Must also meet minimum University requirements for a minor.

 

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