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Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Requirements before Fall 2018

  • Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Before Fall 2018

    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.

    Requirements for the Minor:

    At least 6 credits, including 4 required courses:

    • ENTP 120: Introduction to Entrepreneurship
    • ENTP/BUSN 225: Principles of Marketing (formerly ENTP/BUSN 345)
    • ENTP 350: Innovation, Franchising and Small Business Development
    • ENTP 380: Entrepreneurial Ventures

    At least 2 electives, chosen from the following list, with at most one at the 100-level:

    • ENTP/ART/ENGL/MUSC/THTR 285: Creative Arts Entrepreneurship
    • ENTP/BUSN 320: Principles of Sales and Negotiation
    • ENTP/BUSN 325: Advertising, Media and Digital Marketing
    • ENTP/BUSN 346: Entrepreneurial Marketing
    • ENTP/BUSN 360: Social Entrepreneurship
    • ENTP 365: Strategic Small Business Consulting
    • ENTP/FIN 370: Entrepreneurial Finance
    • 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.