Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Minor
The minor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship provides extensive academic and practical training for students to embark on careers as entrepreneurs (innovating to form new companies) and intrapreneurs (innovating within existing companies).
The program provides students with knowledge and practical experience on certain core topics on the process of innovation and entrepreneurship, i.e., planning a new venture, lean startup methodology, venture capital, private equity, etc. Students are strongly encouraged to apply the associated business skills in the New Venture Competition and in internships.
Students will be eligible to apply for the minor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship if they have completed MGMT 1 with a grade no lower than “C” (2.0) and will have junior status upon entry. Elective offerings in the minor may have additional prerequisites. Completion of the prerequisite course does not guarantee admission to the minor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Admission is on a competitive basis and students must submit an application, transcripts, and a statement of purpose. Applications are accepted on a quarterly basis. Interested students are encouraged to obtain further information from the Undergraduate Programs Office, SB2 202; or visit the Undergraduate Programs website.
|A. Complete the following:|
|MGMT 1||Introduction to Business and Management|
|MGMT 113||New Ventures: A Course in Entrepreneurship|
|MGMT 115||Lean Startup|
|B. Select at least four electives from the following:|
|Principles of Accounting I|
|Managing Organizational Behavior|
|Introduction to Marketing|
|Introduction to Managerial Finance|
|Foundations of Teams|
With Merage School faculty approval, a student may substitute a maximum of one minor course.
NOTE: Students may not receive both the minor in Management and the minor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Students in the B.A. in Business Administration and B.S. in Business Information Management Programs are not eligible to minor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship.