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Minor in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

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Minor Overview

A minor in entrepreneurship and small business management gives you a strong foundation in sound business practices, sharpens your business management skills and teaches you how to think like an entrepreneur. This minor provides the expertise necessary for professionals in any field who must run their own business operation. You’ll create business plans, engage in entrepreneurial activities and work on team and individual projects to develop and improve business ideas.

You’ll learn from a rich network of faculty and staff that provides the guidance necessary to launch a business or join a bourgeoning company. In the classroom, during internships and at networking events, you can tap into the expertise and experience of local and national company executives, as well as small business owners who have achieved success. 


Curriculum and Requirements

Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management Minor Curriculum 

Required Courses
ENT 210Introduction to Entrepreneurial Thinking and Practice3
Select five of the following:15
ENT 250
Entrepreneurial Skills
ENT 290
Creating New Enterprises
or JRN 372
Entrepreneurial Media (The MIC Project)
ENT 299
Special Topics in Entrepreneurship
ENT 310
Creativity and Innovation
ENT 320
Small Business Marketing
ENT 330
Entrepreneurial Finance
ENT 340
Opportunity Recognition and Negotiation
ENT 371
Business Plan Competition 1
ENT 410
New Venture Creation
Total Credits18

ENT 371 (Business Plan Competition) is a repeatable, 1-credit course that can be taken up to six times. The credit will count as an ENT elective if taken three times. The credit will count as an open elective if taken once or twice.  

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