Minor in Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Thinking like an entrepreneur doesn’t necessarily mean starting a new business. This minor is for any student, from any discipline who wants to explore and implement ideas that create social, environmental or economic value. From an engineering major developing the next energy efficient vehicle, to the sports management student learning to coordinate events, to the artist wanting to open their own gallery, the Entrepreneurship & Innovation minor is developed to help prepare you for what lies ahead in the working world. By completing the minor you will have the opportunity to:

  • Practice real world application of business concepts
  • Acquire new resources to help you reach your goals
  • Increase your self -awareness and social skills to help determine your skills and strengths
  • Understand the value in creating effective management teams
  • Think like an entrepreneur


Challenge students to think like an entrepreneur by providing foundational and creative coursework combined with co-curricular entrepreneurial opportunities. 


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A minor in Entrepreneurship & Innovation consists of the following 18 credits and requires completion of the United Prairie Bank IBE program. (See Policies and Information below for details on the IBE program.)

Classes in ( ) are prerequisites that have to be met before registering for a class. Must be admitted to a major to take upper-division courses.

Required Courses:

  • BUS 397-3 IBE Practicum
  • FINA 362-3 Business Finance (ACCT 200)
  • MGMT 330-3 Principles of Management
  • MRKT 310-3 Principles of Marketing
  • MGMT 332-3 Creativity and Innovation
  • MGMT 443-3 Entrepreneurship