Entrepreneurial Studies

The minor in entrepreneurial studies is designed for students who may be interested in conceptualizing, developing, and launching their own business.  This would involve everything from doing market research, writing a business plan, developing a product, and finding someone to fund the business.  The minor is not restricted to students who are majoring in Business and Economics.  Applications to be admitted into the Entrepreneurial Studies minor should be filled out and submitted during the first semester of the student’s second year.  Acceptance will be based on academic standing, motivation for proposed study, and availability of seats.   The requirements for the minor are as follows:

Required courses:

ECON 151  Introduction to Microeconomics:  Prices and Markets

ACCT207    Accounting I

ECON350    Economics of Entrepreneurship

ENTR301    Introductory Entrepreneurship

ENTR410    Business Venture Competition I

ENTR411    Business Venture Competition II


One of the following courses

BUAD 444                   Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

FREC 430                    Establishing and Managing a Food and Agribusiness Enterprise

HRIM 314                    Hospitality Entrepreneurship and Value Creation

LEAD 411                   Topics in Leadership Dynamics


For non-business related majors:

Students must also complete the Certificate in Business Fundamentals

Skills Training

Welding, among skills taught at TtC


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