Minor in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
Program Contact: Patrice Luoma 203-582-8320
A minor in entrepreneurship and small business management gives you a strong foundation in sound business practices, sharpens your business management skills and teaches you how to think like an entrepreneur. This minor provides the expertise necessary for professionals in any field who must run their own business operation. You’ll create business plans, engage in entrepreneurial activities and work on team and individual projects to develop and improve business ideas.
You’ll learn from a rich network of faculty and staff that provides the guidance necessary to launch a business or join a bourgeoning company. In the classroom, during internships and at networking events, you can tap into the expertise and experience of local and national company executives, as well as small business owners who have achieved success.
Both business and non-business school students are encouraged to minor in entrepreneurship and small business management. The minor enables students to supplement their main area of interest with the basic skills necessary to create a business plan and engage in the entrepreneurial activities and learning experiences offered by the university.
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management Minor Curriculum
|ENT 210||Introduction to Entrepreneurial Thinking and Practice||3|
|Select five of the following:||15|
|Creating Digital Businesses|
or JRN 372
|Entrepreneurial Media (The MIC Project)|
|Special Topics in Entrepreneurship|
|Creativity and Innovation|
|Small Business Marketing|
|Family or Small Business Financing|
|Opportunity Recognition and Negotiation|
|Small and Family Business|
|Managing the Family or Small Business|
|Business Plan Competition|
|Creating New Business Models|
|Entrepreneurial Implementation I|
|Entrepreneurial Implementation II|