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ENT 312 ENTREPRENEURSHIP. Required course for major and minor. 21 hours of Foundation and Exploration Courses, or junior status. Entrepreneurship examines the entrepreneur as the basic building block of the economic system via the discovery or identification of opportunities. Emphasis is placed on identifying and defending feasible opportunities within the industry and market, while recognizing and managing the complex systems in which entrepreneurs live and work that motivate or constrain innovation. Course Fee.
ENT 380 NEW VENTURE BUSINESS PLANNING. Approved elective. An in-depth analysis of business planning. The purpose and components of business plans and feasibility analyses are presented. Students prepare a written plan for a venture, whether for or not-for profit. Students are strongly encouraged to enter the course with an idea for a venture. Course Fee. Prerequisite: ENT 312
ENT 410 (ENT 363) SR. SEMINAR- ENTREPRENEURSHIP. An exploration of the unique managerial issues, dynamics and competitive positioning, and contribution to the economy associated with family businesses. Emphasis placed on problems in organization, management, and succession in family business contexts. Open to business and non-business majors.Course Fee. Prerequisite(s): Senior standing. A special topics course covering subjects of current interest in entrepreneurship. Class format varies with instructor. Can be repeated for a total of up to 9 hours. Course Fee.
ENT 490 PRACTICUM IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP. Approved elective. Includes internships, independent studies, and special projects of interest in the entrepreneurship area. May include individual research projects as well as internships in profit or not-for-profit organizations with duties relating to entrepreneurship. Projects must be approved by the Management Chair. Course Fee. Prerequisite: ENT 312, junior standing, 2.5 cumulative GPA, and permission of the management chair and instructor.
MGT 305 CRITICAL THINKING IN MGT. Required for major. This course is designed to develop skills needed for analyzing a problem or situation to arrive at a hypothesis or conclusion about it after synthesizing or integrating all available information. In critical thinking, all assumptions are open to question, divergent views are sought, and the investigation is not biased in favor of a particular solution. Course Fee. Prerequisite: MGT 200 and junior standing
FIN 441 ENTREPRENEURIAL FINANCE. Required for major. This course focuses on gaining understanding of the financing of entrepreneurial ventures, including ways entrepreneurs identify and commit the necessary resources to create and finance their ventures. Course Fee. Prerequisite: FIN 330
MKT 328 DIGITAL MARKETING. Approved elective. An entrepreneurial-oriented, applied course designed to thoroughly familiarize the student with the primary aspects of marketing on the World Wide Web. Course Fee. Prerequisites: MKT 220 and CSCI 145C or CIS 141
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