Why Minor in Entrepreneurship?
Our entrepreneurship minor teaches the skills you need to identify opportunities in the marketplace and launch your own business, even before graduation. Entrepreneurship minors develop abilities and attitudes that enable the creation of new ventures, and are also useful for reinvigorating established organizations. We awarded $55,000 in funding during the 2014-15 academic year to students who started 10 businesses. Competitions are held each year with cash awards ranging from $250-$30,000.
SEED MONEY AWARDED IN
2014-2015 TO STUDENTS
COMPLETE THE MINOR IN 3 SEMESTERS!
ENTREPRENEURSHIP IS OPEN TO ALL MAJORS!
$$ AWARDED IN SCHOLARSHIPS
& SEED FUNDING
You'll be set to start your own company, or be an incredible asset to any employer with a minor in entrepreneurship. The skills you will learn translate to nearly every industry and you can pair it with ANY MAJOR or industry:
- Research & development
- Medical industry
- Internet & digital technology
Entrepreneurship students come from all walks of life. They are generally determined, not afraid to take risks, confident, passionate, understands failure is a stepping stone to success, and are visionaries.
"I started college about a thousand years ago, before the earth's crust cooled and I ended up having my family and then up put my education on hold and home schooled my kids for 11 years." Juggling the roles of mom, wife, student, working woman and entrepreneur, Pamela found an interesting path to her set of degrees and the founding of her company. (read Pamela's full story)
YOU'LL TAKE COURSES LIKE THESE:
- Introduction to Entrepreneurship (ENTR 1002)
- Entrepreneurial Finance: Bootstrapping, Accounting & Survival Tactics (ENTR 1004)
- Sales & Marketing: Scaling a Successful Business Model (ENTR 2001)
- Starting the Business (ENTR 3002)
YOU'LL LEARN SKILLS LIKE THESE:
- Developing an entrepreneurial mindset
- Problem identification and solution creation
- How to identify and create valuable entrepreneurial opportunities
- Financing techniques
- Sales and marketing
- Investor pitching