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Entrepreneurship Minor

What Will I Learn?

The entrepreneurship minor provides you with the basic knowledge to start your own business. Many students in business and non-business disciplines want to eventually start their own business in their field after a few years of experience. For example:

  • An environmental science major might want to start an environmental testing lab
  • An art student might want to open an art gallery or museum
  • A fitness and wellness leadership student might want to own a fitness center
  • An expeditionary studies major might want to have their own tour company
  • A communication major might want to start their own public relations firm
  • A marketing major might start an advertising agency or marketing research firm

Combining your major with a minor in entrepreneurship will add to your credentials when developing a business plan and seeking financing for your startup.

What Majors are Compatible with the Entrepreneurship Minor?

Someone could start a business from almost any discipline or major:

  • Art
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Communication
  • Computer science
  • Environmental science
  • English
  • Journalism
  • Public relations
  • Music
  • Hotel, restaurant and tourism management
  • Expeditionary studies
  • Fitness and wellness leadership

Other Recommended Activities for Entrepreneurship Minors:

  • Participate in business plan competitions
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