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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

Sem. Hrs.
FIN 4613, New Venture Financing
MGMT 3183, Entrepreneurship
MGMT 4163, Small Business Management
MGMT 4183, Family Business Management
Select two of the following:
ACCT 2033, Introduction to Financial Accounting
ACCT 2133, Introduction to Managerial Accounting
CIT 3013, Management Information Systems
LAW 2023, Legal Environment of Business
MGMT 3153, Organizational Behavior
MGMT 4193, Internship
MGMT 429V, Special Problems in Management
MKTG 3013, Marketing
Total Required Hours:

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

Accredited by AACSB

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