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Designed to enhance students’ undergraduate learning experience by providing understanding of the free enterprise system, the entrepreneurship minor is accessible to students from all non-business disciplines. By encouraging students to think and act entrepreneurially, the minor in Entrepreneurship will provide students with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to successfully start, manage, and operate entrepreneurial ventures of all kinds: commercial, social, scientific, and artistic. Coursework for the entrepreneurship minor emphasizes innovation, entrepreneurial processes, interdisciplinary integration, and the practical application of relevant business theory.

Selected Educational Outcomes

  1. Entrepreneurship minors will effectively utilize their analytical skills to solve entrepreneurial problems.
  2. Entrepreneurship minors will understand and assess the feasibility of entrepreneurial endeavors.
  3. Entrepreneurship minors will understand the contribution of each functional area in business in successful entrepreneurial endeavors.
  4. Entrepreneurship minors will demonstrate their understanding of entrepreneurial concepts through the development of a comprehensive business plan.

Examples of Outcome Assessments

  1. Students will demonstrate knowledge of core issues and topics in entrepreneurship through formal written work, tests, and projects.
  2. Students will develop a comprehensive business plan, thereby demonstrating their understanding of entrepreneurial processes.
  3. Students will be effective oral communicators, able to draw from a variety of sources to discuss current entrepreneurial issues in an interdisciplinary manner.

Requirements for the Minor in Entrepreneurship (open only to non-business majors)

ECON 2106Principles of Microeconomics3
ACCT 2101Principles of Accounting I3
MKTG 3050Introduction to Marketing3
MGNT 3250Management and Organization Behavior3
MGNT 3900Entrepreneurship Skills3
MGNT 3910Small Business Management3
Total Hours18