Stein College and Davis College Entrepreneurship Minor

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Where Business Meets ArtWhy Study Entrepreneurship?

Entrepreneurship plays a crucial role in the way new ideas, opportunities, inventions, and technologies are created and introduced into the global marketplace. 

The minor provides you with a group of courses that enhance your major field of study. These courses merge creativity and design thinking with business management, marketing, and finance to help students build an entrepreneurial mindset critical to a successful business practice. If you are looking to bring creativity to your profession — whether you are interested in starting your own business, working for a new venture, or becoming involved in new venture creation within an established organization — then the Entrepreneurship minor is a great choice to get started.

Enroll in Entrepreneurship

If you are a current student, you can add the Entrepreneurship minor to your degree plan by talking to your advisor. 

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Versatility by designYour Classes

Students must complete:

  • MART 141 Design Thinking
  • MART 342 Brand Strategy & Visual Systems
    • (or) MKG 301 Principles of Marketing
  • MGT 381 Entrepreneurship

Students must then complete one course from the following list:

  • MUS 321WR Entrepreneurship in Music Industry
  • MUS 317 Music and Intellectual Property Law
  • CS 302 Software Design & Development
  • CS 355WI Project Management
  • ENGR 212 Design for Reliability and Manufacturability
  • MART 441 Creative Entrepreneurship
  • MKG 438 Marketing Strategy

systemic problems, systemic solutionsThe Modern Market

Students enrolled in the Entrepreneurship minor are engaged with concepts, tools, and techniques to solve the most pressing challenges of today's society. At the heart of the minor is design thinking—inherently positive, constructive, and experiential—which addresses the needs of the people who will consume a product or service and the infrastructure that enables it.
How can we advance green electronics in order to prevent a global e-waste crisis? How can we modernize markets to address malnutrition and food deserts? Often solutions to issues such as these come from the introduction of an innovative product or service into the current market or by creating new markets altogether; and it takes a range of experts to effectively solve these large-scale problems.
We therefore teach our students the importance of interdisciplinary education in business, technology, and design as well as humanistic values such as resiliency, curiosity, persuasiveness, and integrity. 
9% of entrepreneurs have a bachelor’s degree in business.
55% of entrepreneurs say their biggest motivation for starting their own business was the idea of being their own boss.
15 million Americans are full-time self-employed.

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