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The entrepreneurship minor empowers students to develop an entrepreneurial mindset and complementary skill set needed to provide creative solutions for new ventures and existing organizations. Students gain knowledge of entrepreneurial and design concepts useful for questioning assumptions, exploring alternatives and developing creative solutions.

Course Title Hours
Foundation courses 1
MGMT 303Creativity and Ideation3
MGMT 321Survey of Entrepreneurship3
Required courses
MGMT 423Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation3
MGMT 437New Venture Strategy3
Approved electives
Select two from the following:6
Legal Environment of Business
Principles of Consulting
International Consulting Practicum
Principles of Real Estate
Risk Management and Insurance
Human Resource Management
Internship in Management
Marketing Principles
Introduction to Project Management
Total Hours18

Students should take these courses first. MGMT 321 must be taken in the junior year, as it is a prerequisite to MGMT 437.