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Entrepreneurship Minor

Effective Winter 2015

Exclusions:

A minor in Entrepreneurship in not open to those electing the Program in Entrepreneurship supplemental studies.

Prerequisites

None.  Students must be of sophomore standing or above to declare.

Requirements

Minimum Credits: 15

A minimum of 15 credits of courses

  1. Core:
    1. ES 212: Entrepreneurial Business Basics
      or
      UC 270: University Courses Special Topics, section titled “Entrepreneurial Business Basics”
    2. PSYCH 218: Sophomore Seminar in Psychology as a Social Science, section titled “ Entrepreneurial Creativity”;
      ALA 261: Social Science Topics in ALA, section titled “ Entrepreneurial Creativity”;
      UC 270: University Courses Special Topics, section titled "Entrepreneurial Creativity";
      or
      ALA/PSYCH 223: Entrepreneurial Creativity
  2. Electives: minimum 3 credits selected from an approved list (see below).
    Electives present students with an opportunity to explore disciplinary areas in more academic depth related to their entrepreneurial interest.
  3. Practicum Experience. The third and final part of the requirement for a Minor in Entrepreneurship is a minimum of 6 credits of an immersive, experiential learning opportunity. Key to this practical experience is a strong focus on:
    1. the identification and opportunity recognition and also
    2. implementation and execution of the idea for a relatively large external audience.

            Courses:

  • ALA 256: Innovator's Toolkit
  • ALA 270: Applied Liberal Arts Topics, section titled "Innovator's Toolkit"
  • ARTSADMN 406: Special Topics, section titled "Starting Music Businesses"
  • ARTSADMN 475: Music Industry Workshop: Starting Music Businesses
  • ARTSADMN 575: Music Industry Workshop: Starting Music Businesses
  • ENTR 411: Entrepreneurship Practicum
  • ENTR 412: Advanced Entrepreneurship Practicum
  • ENTR 490: Special Topics in Entrepreneurship, sections titled "Urban Entrepreneurship" or "Entrepreneurial Leadership"
  • ES 414: Entrepreneurship Practicum
  • FIN 329: Financing Research Commercialization
  • SI 360: Succeeding at Failing: The Art of Entrepreneurship in the Information Age

Entrepreneurship Electives

  • ARCH 409: Special Topics in Architecture, section titled "Designing Practices"
  • ARTDES 194: Build Design Prototype
  • ARTDES 195: Working with Wood
  • ARTDES 196: Working with Metal
  • ARTDES 241: Intro to Product Design
  • ARTDES 314: Change by Design
  • BA 201 / ENTR 390: Business Entrepreneurship in Thought & Action
  • BCOM 329: Social Media and the Changing Nature of Business Communications
  • ECON 490: Topics in Microeconomics, section titled "Economics of Entrepreneurship"
  • EECS 441: Mobile App Development for Entrepreneurs
  • EECS / ENGR 410: Patent Fundamentals for Engineers
  • ENGR 520: Entrepreneurial Business Fundamentals
  • ENGR 521: CleanTech Entrepreneurship
  • ENGR / CHE 405: Problem Solving, Troubleshooting, Entrepreneurship, lntrapreneurship, and Making the Transition to the Workplace
  • ENGR / EECS 406: High Tech Entrepreneurship
  • ENTR 390: Leading Innovation Through Social Entrepreneurship
  • ENTR 407: Entrepreneurship Hour
  • ENTR 408: Patent Law
  • ENTR 409: Venture Business Development
  • ENTR 410: Finding Your Venture
  • ENTR 413: Entrepreneurial Marketing
  • ENTR 417: Entrepreneurship Hour Discussion Section
  • ENTR 490.004/.005: Design Prototyping
  • ENTR 490.006/.007: Working With Wood
  • ENTR 490.008/.009: Working With Metal
  • ENTR 490: Special Topics in Entrepreneurship, section titled Urban Entrepreneurship (only through FA17)
  • ES 250: Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • ES 395: Entrepreneurship Management
  • ES 427: Family Business
  • ES 444: Introduction to Microfinance
  • ES 569 / 451: Managing the Growth of New Ventures
  • IOE 422: Entrepreneurship
  • MECHENG 455: Analytical Product Design
  • MECHENG 499: Front-End Design
  • MKT 310: Fundamentals of Sales Management
  • MKT 322: Digital Marketing
  • MKT / ES 425: New Product and Innovation Management
  • MO 455: Foundations of Positive Organizational Scholarship
  • MO 463: Creativity at Work
  • ORGSTUDY 201: Leadership and Collaboration
  • ORGSTUDY 202: Practicum in Leadership and Collaboration
  • ORGSTUDY 405: nEGOTIATIONS
  • PSYCH 443: Creativity
  • PSYCH 388: Negotiations
  • PSYCH 487: Current Topics in Social Psychology, section titled "Startups and Upstarts: Psychology of Entrepreneurship and lntrapreneurship"
  • RCARTS 287: Printmaking
  • SW 305: Theories and Practice for Community Action and Social Change
  • THTREMUS 324: Global Community Practicum
  • THTREMUS 385: Performing Arts Management
  • THTREMUS 245: Introduction to Stage Management
  • UARTS 250: Creative Process
  • WGS 350 (WOMENSTD 350): Nonprofit Management, Community Engagement, and Feminist Practice
  • WGS 443 (WOMENSTD 443) / AAS 443: Pedagogy of Empowerment: Activism in Race, Gender and Health