Entrepreneurship Minor

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The minor in entrepreneurship is designed to help students who  have an idea, a product, an innovation, unique expertise,  or a solution to a real world problem that they want to develop into a new business.  Students will learn about the core challenges facing entrepreneurs and the ways that entrepreneurs think about and approach these challenges.  Courses develop competencies such as how to discover and evaluate new business opportunities, how to pitch and build support for your new business, how to finance the new venture, how to develop a strong business model, and how to craft a powerful business plan.

Required Courses
ENTP 311ENTREPRENEURIAL BEHAVIOR AND THINKING4
ENTP 411FINDING AND EVALUATING OPPORTUNITIES4
or ENTP 412 BUSINESS MODEL DESIGN
or ENTP 438 ENTREPRENEURIAL AND SMALL BUSINESS FINANCE
ENTP 489THE BUSINESS PLAN LABORATORY4
Two approved electives8-10
Total Credits20-22

Student Learning Outcomes–Students will

  • learn to recognize and assess opportunities;
  • learn how to create value from their ideas;
  • learn how to evaluate their self-efficacy as it relates to an entrepreneurial  business;
  • learn how to build and use networks to develop and grow their business.