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Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics

Entrepreneurship

 

CHANGE THE WORLD WITH YOUR INNOVATIVE IDEAS

The entrepreneurship (ENTR) major will provide you with the knowledge, skills, connections and resources you need to launch a startup, foster innovation in an established company or develop sustainable solutions to important societal problems.

Technology innovation changes the world by creating new knowledge, disrupting established industries and reshaping career paths. The entrepreneurship major prepares you to adapt and thrive amidst this rapid change.

Through first-hand experience, you will learn to recognize opportunity, generate ideas, validate business models, influence others, bring innovative technologies to market and launch and grow new ventures. You’ll join other students and entrepreneurs through the programs of Horn Entrepreneurship.

Areas of study

  • Computer science
  • Apparel design
  • Hospitality business management
  • Integrated design
  • Interactive media
  • Management information systems
  • Materials science
  • Psychology
  • Cybersecurity
  • Food science

Career Options

  • Inventor (research & development)
  • Designer
  • Team builder/connector
  • Business developer/growth motivator
  • Social venture 

 

What’s special about this program?

Enrollment in the ENTR major is limited to 30 students per year. This enables us to deliver a high-impact, small-school experience as well as the many opportunities associated with attending a major research university.

 
You’ll move through the program with the other students in your class as a cohort, completing required entrepreneurship courses and being immersed in the broader entrepreneurial community together. Seasoned entrepreneurs and business leaders actively engage with you in all program courses and co-curricular activities.

Get involved

Entrepreneurship Club

Venture Development Center

VentureOn

Horn Ambassadors

Hen Hatch

First Step Grand Challenges

NSF I-Corps

Summer Founders

Worldchangers LLC (Living Learning Community)

Startup Advising

Challenge Locator

Sample curriculum

BUAD110

 

Basics of Business
ENTR160

Professional Development for Innovators

 

ENTR350

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

 

STAT200

Basic Statistical Practice

 

ENGL110

Seminar in Composition

 

ENTR161

Professional Development for Innovators

 

ENTR356/LEAD300 Creativity & Design Thinking or
Leadership, Creativity & Innovation
 
 

Math Course

 

 

Economics Course

 

 

Computer Science Course

 

 

Free Elective

 

 

University Breadth Courses

 

ACCT207

Accounting I

 

ENTR260

Land Your Dream Internship

 

ENTR351

Entrepreneurial Marketing

 

MISY225/MISY261

Introduction to Programming Business Applications or
Business Information Systems

 

ACCT208

Accounting II

 

BUAD301

Introduction to Marketing

 

ENTR158/ENTR260

Inventions, Innovations and New Technologies or
Land Your Dream Internship

 

ENTR355

User-Centered Research Methods for Entrepreneurs

 

ENTR253/ENTR353

Individual Leadership - Building a Foundation for Success or
ENTR Apprentice: Leadership & Influence

 

 

Technical Competency

 

 

Entrepreneurship Elective

 

  Oral Communication Course
BUAD309

Organizational Behavior

 

ENTR452/BUAD470

Entrepreneurial Selling or
Sales Management & Selling

 

FINC311

Principles of Finance

 

BUAD306

Introduction to Service & Operations Management

 

ENTR455

Capstone Experience

 

ENTR364/ENTR461

Entrepreneurship in Practice or 
Corporate Innovation & Intrapreneurship

 

        

Entrepreneurship Elective

 

 

Technical Competencies

 

 

University Breadth Course or Free Elective

 

BUAD441

Strategic Management

 

ACCT352/ENTR457

Law & Social Issues in Business or
Legal Issues for Entrepreneurs

 

 

Technical Competency

 

 

University Breadth Courses
 

 

Free Electives

 

 

Entrepreneurship Elective

 

 

International Course

 

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