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Department: Management and Marketing


The minor in entrepreneurship provides students who may be interested in either developing a business or working in a startup with the chance to explore entrepreneurship as a career option and acquire the skills that can help them be successful. Students completing the minor will develop an understanding of the venture creation process including how to generate and develop a new business concept, apply quantitative and qualitative methods and analytical tools to identify and evaluate entrepreneurial opportunities, use data and analysis to create and evaluate a business plan, and evaluate different funding sources for a new venture.

Minor Requirements

A minimum of 18 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.25 or a grade of at least a “C” for each course.

Coursework Overview

Prefix & Number Course Name Sem. Hours
ACCT 2033 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
ECON 2313    ECON 2323 Principles of Macroeconomics OR    Principles of Microeconomics 3
FIN 3713 Business Finance 3
MKTG 3013 Marketing 3
MGMT 3183 Entrepreneurship 3
MGMT 4163 Small Business Management 3
MGMT 4183 Family Business Management 3
Total Hours Required for Minor: 21

Please consult with your advisor if you plan on pursuing a minor in entrepreneurship.

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