The minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation will prepare students across the CSU campus to play crucial roles (as founders, investors, advisors, policy makers, and executives) in the greater entrepreneurial ecosystem including new venture start-up, corporate entrepreneurship, social and sustainable ventures, and government entities.  The minor consists of 24 credits which are a combination of required entrepreneurship courses from the College of Business and electives across majors selected due to their entrepreneurial nature.

Effective Fall 2018

Students must satisfactorily complete the total credits required for the minor. Minors and interdisciplinary minors require 12 or more upper-division (300- to 400-level) credits.

Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.

Sophomore standing required for acceptance into the minor.
Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.500 for acceptance into the minor.

Students must complete each course in the minor with a grade of C or better.

Required Courses:
FIN 309Fundamentals of Entrepreneurial Finance3
MGT 330Creativity, Innovation, and Value Creation3
MGT 340Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship3
MGT 420New Venture Creation3
or ENGR 422 Technology Entrepreneurship
Select one course from the following:3
Social and Sustainable Venturing
New Venture Management
Select two courses from the following:6
Legal and Ethical Issues in Business
Principles of Microeconomics (GT-SS1)
Principles of Macroeconomics (GT-SS1)
Fundamentals of Management
Fundamentals of Marketing
Select one course from the following not taken elsewhere in the minor:3-4
Apparel Design and Retail Entrepreneurship
Agricultural and Resource Enterprise Analysis
Agricultural Marketing
Small Agribusiness Management
Biomedical Design Practicum: Capstone Design I
Legal and Ethical Issues in Business
Chemical and Biological Engineering Design I
Senior Design Principles
Senior Design Project I
Principles of Microeconomics (GT-SS1)
Principles of Macroeconomics (GT-SS1)
Food Safety
Health and Wellness
Advocacy in the Visual and Performing Arts
Creating and Managing a Career in the Arts
Engineering Design Practicum: I
Supply Chain Management
Social and Sustainable Venturing
Digital Marketing
Program Total Credits:24-25

Students can only choose 2 courses from their major area to apply to a minor.