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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 Digital Businesses
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 331
Family or Small Business Financing
ENT 340
Opportunity Recognition and Negotiation
ENT 350
Social Entrepreneurship
ENT 360
Small and Family Business
ENT 361
Managing the Family or Small Business
ENT 371
Business Plan Competition
ENT 410
Creating New Business Models
ENT 420
Entrepreneurial Implementation I
ENT 430
Entrepreneurial Implementation II
ENT 488
Entrepreneurship Internship
Total Credits18

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