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Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Requirements

 

  • MINOR IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION

    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 Thomas 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 Introduction to Innovation, Design Thinking, and Entrepreneurship
    • ENTP 220 Entrepreneurial Selling and Fundraising
    • ENTP 250 Small Business Leadership and Management or ENTP 255 Nonprofit Leadership and Management
    • ENTP 270 Entrepreneurial and Social Ventures I: Product-Market Fit
    • ENTP 370 Entrepreneurial and Social Ventures II: Launch

     

    At least 1 elective, chosen from the following list:

    • ENTP 210: Innovation and Social Progress
    • ENTP/ART/ENGL/MUSC/THTR 285: Creative Arts Entrepreneurship
    • ENTP 310: Developing, Protecting and Monetizing Intellectual Property
    • ENTP/BUSN 325: Design Thinking & Digital Marketing
    • ENTP 340: Entrepreneurial Leadership: Women
    • ENTP/BUSN 360: Global Social Entrepreneurship
    • ART 142: Digital Design Foundations
    • ART 253: Graphic Design
    • ART 370: Interactive Web Design
    • ARTH 238: Curating an Art Collection
    • ARTH 338: Museum/Gallery Practicum
    • 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
    • ENGL 111: Introduction to Professional Writing
    • ENGL 329: Advanced Publishing
    • ENGL 369: Professional Writing in the Digital Age
    • FREN 320: French for International Affairs and Business
    • LOOP 202: Professional Development in the 21st Century
    • PHIL 310: Communication Ethics
    • PSYC 208: Psychology of Career Development
    • 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.