Entrepreneurship

  • 1- Introduction

    The Minor in Entrepreneurship is designed to provide students with the mindset and skills that will enable them to passionately pursue and engage in opportunities without regard to currently controlled resources.

    The minor demonstrates entrepreneurship as an activity that involves the discovery, evaluation, and engagement of opportunities to either solve a problem, or bring about desired change. It focuses on two aspects of the entrepreneurial experience: the entrepreneurial mindset and the venture creation process, as well as placing great emphasis on experiential learning. Students completing the minor will have an appreciation of innovation in all aspects of society and an awareness of entrepreneurship as a viable career option. Students will be capable of being effective innovators and change agents in an organization and have the execution capability to launch a venture of their own.

    The Minor in Entrepreneurship offered by the College of Business Administration is intended for all scientific disciplines. The curriculum consists of two segments: core courses and elective courses. The purpose of the elective courses is to provide the students with in-depth knowledge in an area of Entrepreneurship. The minor program consists of six courses, with 18 credit hours. Course descriptions are available at the end of this document. To be considered for admission to the minor in Entrepreneurship, a student must apply to the Entrepreneurship minor and must have a GPA of 2.50 or higher to be approved by the college.

  • 2- Minor Requirements
    • 2.1 Prerequisites to the Minor in Entrepreneurship:

      Advanced standing with at least 2.5 GPA at the time of enrollment.

    • 2.2 Minor Program Courses

      Students must complete 18 credits from the following courses with a course grade ‘C’ and maintain a Cumulative GPA of 2.0:

      • I) Required Courses (12 credits)

        Students must complete all courses in the following list:

        #

        Code

        Course Title

        Pre-requisite

        Credit Hours

        1

        ENT 301

        Principles of Entrepreneurship

        -

        3

        2

        ENT 302

        Innovation and Creativity

        ENT 301

        3

        3

        ENT 421

        Entrepreneurial Finance

        ENT 301

        3

        4

        ENT 491

        New Venture Creation

        ENT 301

        3

      • II) Elective Courses: (6 credits)

        Students must choose any two elective courses from the following list:

        #

        Code

        Course Title

        Pre-requisite

        Credit Hours

        1

        ENT 471

        Social Entrepreneurship

        ENT 301

        3

        2

        ENT 472

        Corporate Entrepreneurship

        ENT 421

        3

        3

        ENT 473

        Entrepreneurial Strategy and Business Models

        ENT 491

        3

        4

        ENT 474

        Applied Entrepreneurship

        ENT 491

        3

        5

        ENT 475

        Entrepreneurial Marketing

        ENT 301

        3

        6

        ENT 480

        Special Topics in Entrepreneurship

        ENT 301

        3

Application Process and Policies

  • The ideal time to apply for the minor is by the end of the freshmen year of the undergraduate degree program.
  • Student must complete the Minor Application Form with academic advisor.
  • If the application is approved, the minor plan has to be developed for each student and accordingly, the registration for the minor can be completed.
  • Students have to complete the minor within the same time period as major, or if necessary take only one more semester.