Entreprepreneurial Studies Minor
The Entrepreneurial Studies Minor is open to all university students who have obtained at least sophomore status with a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above. Students who complete the minimium 21 credit hours of course work will receive the designation of "Minor in Entrepreneurial Studies" on their transcript when they gradueate. The Entrepreneurial Studies Minor offers a unique and valuable learning experience to students who aspire to own their own business, work for a small or family-owned business, or a are considering a career in consulting. Although the curriculum is business oriented, the program has been designed to accommodate both business and non-business students alike.
The Entrepreneurial Studeis Minor consists of 5 core courses in entrepreneurship and 2 elective courses of the student's choosing. The two elective courses must be chosen from the list of approved entrepreneurial course electives or alternative courses may be chosen with approval from the student's advisor. Business majors may fulfill some of the requirements through the elective requirements of their major. Students' may choose to perform an internship consisiting of 1-9 credit hours in lieu of one or both course electives.
Achievement of a minor in Entrpreneurial Studies provides students' with the knowledge and skills necessary to operate their own business or effectvely work in a small or family-owned business environment. This program is highly recommended for students majoring in business, computer science, engineering, or medicine and anyone who aspires to someday own or work for a small or family owned enterprise.