No major is currently available, but students wishing to create a major field of study that relies on Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and/or Design-Thinking should talk to Professor Jackson about pursuing that interest through the College’s Self-Designed Major Program.

The minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation was redesigned in 2018. The new requirements will apply to all students who matriculate in Fall Semester 2018 and thereafter (see left navigation bar for Entrepreneurship and Innovation minor requirements before Fall 2018).

Requirements for the Minor:

At least 6 credits, including 5 required courses:

  • ENTP 110 Design Thinking & Problem Solving
  • ENTP 220 Fundraising & Sales
  • Two of the following:
    • ENTP 230 Design for Product Market Fit
    • ENTP 250 Small Business Leadership and Management
    • ENTP 255 Nonprofit Leadership and Management
    • ENTP 260 Developing, Protecting and Monetizing Intellectual Property
    • ENTP 340 Inclusive Innovation
    • ENTP 350 Intrapreneurship: Innovation in Existing Organizations
  • ENTP 370 New Venture Design

At least 1 elective, chosen from the following list:

  • ENTP 140: Brand You: Building & Monetizing Your Personal Brand
  • ENTP/ART/ENGL/MUSC/THTR 285: Creative Arts Entrepreneurship
  • ENTP/BUSN 325: Digital Marketing & Analytics
  • ENTP/BUSN 360: Global Social Entrepreneurship
  • ART 142: Digital Design Foundations
  • ART 253: Graphic and Digital Design
  • ARTH 238: Curating an Art Collection
  • ARTH 338: Museum/Gallery Practicum
  • BUSN 331: Managerial Accounting    
  • BUSN 345: Organizational Behavior   
  • BUSN 355: Consumer Behavior   
  • BUSN 460: Brand Management and Positioning   
  • CHIN 313: Chinese for International Affairs and Business
  • COMM 287: Media Systems and Institutions
  • COMM 389: Political Economy of Media
  • CSCI 107: Introduction to Web Programming
  • CSCI 270: Web Development
  • CSCI 325: Artificial Intelligence  
  • CSCI 417: Algorithms and Algorithm Analysis  
  • CSCI 450: Computer Vision & Machine Learning 
  • ENGL 111: Introduction to Professional Writing
  • ENGL 329: Advanced Publishing
  • ENGL 369: Professional Writing in the Digital Age
  • French 228: Oh Là Là: French Stereotypes, Media, & Marketing
  • LOOP 202: Professional Development in the 21st Century
  • PHIL 310: Communication Ethics
  • PSYC 345: Organizational and Industrial Psychology
  • SPAN 321: Business Spanish
  • THTR 480: The Business of Show Business
  • Any internship with an entrepreneurial focus, according to the following stipulations.
    • The internship must be cleared with the Program chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovation before the internship starts, at which time the student must demonstrate that the internship will have an important connection with the entrepreneurship curriculum. Upon completing the internship, the student must also submit a reflective paper to the Program chair that speaks to the internship’s entrepreneurship experiences. At most one elective can be satisfied with an internship, regardless of whether the internship is for one or two credits.

Business majors or minors must take at least one elective from the above list that they do not also count as a BUSN elective.