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Business Innovation Experience (BIE) Requirements:

  • The BIE course schedule runs Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 am to 4:45 pm (including breaks for lunch and between classes). 
  • You must register for, and stay registered for, all four required courses in the same semester.  

BIE Admission Requirements:

  • Complete the prerequisites for MGMT 481, which include MGMT 230, MRKT 210, FINA 362, and MGMT 346.
  • Be admitted to the College of Business

BIE Application Review Process:

  • For the fall semester, applications are taken beginning February 1. For the spring semester, applications are taken beginning September 1.
  • Applications are reviewed beginning the 8th week of classes for the next semester. You will receive an email after this date indicating your acceptance status and enrollment directions.
  • If you apply after the 8th week of classes, your application will be processed in 3-4 business days.
  • Students are admitted on a first-come, first-serve basis until the maximum enrollment is reached. 

If you have any questions about the BIE application process, please contact Dr. Shane Bowyer at (507) 389-5437 or email

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