Certificate in Entrepreneurship

The Undergraduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship is available to students outside of the School of Business who wish to acquire entrepreneurship and business skills that will make them more marketable to employers or help them launch companies of their own. 

Our 15-credit program aligns nicely with students majoring in music, the arts, computer science, pharmacy and health sciences who may want to start their own businesses someday and/or develop new lines of business within existing firms.

Students can choose from two tracks:

The Startup Track gives students the opportunity to develop new business ideas and actually launch them in teams, with the School providing each team up to $5,000 in support.

Required courses for the Startup Track Certificate:

• (BLAW 251) Business Law
• (ENTR 301) New Venture Enterprise I
• (ENTR 302) New Venture Enterprise II
• (ENTR 375) Entrepreneurship 
• (ENTR 480) Entrepreneurial Finance or (ENTR 481) Guerilla Marketing 

The Corporate Venturing Track teaches students how to create new products or services within an existing small or large company through engaging consulting projects.

Required courses for the Corporate Venturing Track Certificate:

• (BLAW 251) Business Law
• (MGMT 261) Management & Organizational Behavior
• (ENTR 375) Entrepreneurship
• (ENTR 481) Guerilla Marketing
• (ENTR 459) Small Business Management