Minors

The David Eccles School of Business offers two academic minors: Business and Entrepreneurship. The Business minor is available to non-business majors. Effective Fall 2016, the Entrepreneurship minor is only available to business majors who have been admitted to the Eccles School (Upper Division). (Non-business majors may still pursue the Entrepreneurship certificate.)

Business Minor Overview

The Business minor gives students a solid understanding of business principles and teaches them how to be managers. The curriculum emphasizes analytical thinking, communication skills and professionalism.

To view the requirements for the Business minor, please see the 2016-2017 Business Minor Checklist

To apply for the Business minor, please submit the online Minor Application. 

Business Minor Requirements

Pre-Business Core

  • ACCTG 2600: Survey of Accounting
  • BUS 1050: Foundations of Business
  • ECON 2010: Microeconomics
  • IS 2010: Computer Essentials
  • MATH 1090: Business Algebra
  • OIS 2340: Business Statistics

Upper-Division Core

  • FINAN 3000: Fundamentals of Investing & Business Finance
    OR FINAN 3040: Financial Management
     
  • IS 4410: Information Systems
    OR OIS 3660: Operations Management 
     
  • MGT 3000: Principles of Management
    OR MGT 3680: Human Behavior in Organizations
     
  • MKTG 3000: Marketing Vision
    OR MKTG 3010: Principles of Marketing

Please view the 2016-2017 Business Minor Checklist for additional information.

Entrepreneurship Minor Overview

Effective Fall 2016, the Entrepreneurship minor is only available to business majors who have been admitted to the Eccles School (Upper Division). (Non-business majors may still pursue the Entrepreneurship certificate.)

The Entrepreneurship minor teaches students the foundational entrepreneurship and innovation skills necessary to create valuable solutions to pressing problems within any organizational setting. Core entrepreneurship courses include: application and theory of leadership, discovery of market opportunities, creation of new business opportunities, testing and validation of business models and venture concepts, intrapreneurship and marketing. Students will participate in highly experiential programs and activities offered by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the Lassonde Studios, which is one of the most innovative entrepreneurship spaces in the world.

Students who were admitted to the Entrepreneurship minor Fall 2016 or after, please view the 2016-2017 Entrepreneurship Minor Checklist.

Students who were admitted to the Entrepreneurship minor Summer 2016 or before, please view the 2015-2016 Minor Checklist.

To apply for the Entrepreneurship minor, please submit the online Minor Application

Entrepreneurship Minor Requirements

For students who are admitted to the Eccles School (Upper Division) and were admitted to the Entrepreneurship minor Fall 2016 or after:

 

First Semester Block (7 Credit Hours)
ENTP 5765 Leading the Entrepreneurial Firm (co-requisite) (1 credit)
ENTP 5770 Business Discovery & Creation (co-requisite) (3 credits)
ENTP 5771 Business Model Innovation (no prerequisite) (3 credits)

Additional Required Courses (6 Credit Hours)
Can be taken in any sequence after completing ENTP 5765 & ENTP 5770
ENTP 5772 Entrepreneurial Marketing (3 credits)
ENTP 5775 Intrapreneurship: Using Entrepreneurship Strategies in Large Firms (3 credits)

Elective (3 Credit Hours)
Select one of the following:

ENTP 5760 Management of Innovation
ENTP 5773 Forming & Funding the Entrepreneurial Venture
ENTP 5774 Funding the Social Enterprise
ENTP 5800 Entrepreneurship & Economic Development
ENTP 5850 Student Venture Fund
ENTP 5850 Social Entrepreneurship & Impact Investing
ENTP 5850 Profiles in Entrepreneurship
ENTP 5860 Entrepreneur Studies
ENTP 5880 Daniels Fund Ethics Initiatives Entrepreneurship Internship
ENTP 5910 Foundry at Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute
STRAT 3450 Intellectual Property
STRAT 5750 Profiles in Leadership
STRAT 5850 Strategy & Technology

Please view the 2016-2017 Entrepreneurship Minor Checklist for additional information.

 

For students who were admitted to the Entrepreneurship minor Summer 2016 or before:

 

Pre-Business Core

  • ACCTG 2600: Survey of Accounting
  • BUS 1050: Foundations of Business
  • ECON 2010: Microeconomics
  • IS 2010: Computer Essentials
  • MATH 1090: Business Algebra
  • OIS 2340: Business Statistics

Upper-Division Core

  • ENTP 5000: Entrepreneurship
     
  • ENTP 5770: Business Discovery & Creation
     
  • FINAN 3000: Fundamentals of Investing & Business Finance
    OR FINAN 3040: Financial Management
     
  • FINAN 5300: New Venture Finance
     
  • MKTG 3000: Marketing Vision
    OR MKTG 3010: Principles of Marketing
     
  • MKTG 4700: Entrepreneurial Marketing

Please view the 2015-2016 Minor Checklist for additional information.

Minor Application

Students should submit the online Minor Application when they are completing their final pre-business or prerequisite courses for the Business or Entrepreneurship minor.

Please note:

  1. You must have a declared major.
  2. You must have completed (or be completing, currently) all pre-business or prerequisite courses.
  3. You must have completed all pre-business or prerequisite courses with a "C-" or higher.