ENTR – Entrepreneurship
ENTR 100 Exploring Entrepreneurship (1)
Prerequisite: participation in the Business Horizons Program. Explores the aspects of a free enterprise system through a business simulation process of creating a new business venture. This includes developing a product, crafting a mission and vision statement, branding the company, and producing business and marketing plans. Students will also execute a marketing plan by producing promotional materials and prepare an investor pitch presentation. Offered pass/no credit only.
ENTR 215 The Entrepreneurial Mindset (3)
This course is designed to inspire and engage participants in the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset and the unlimited opportunities it can provide. The overall objective is to empower learners through entrepreneurial thinking and immerse them in entrepreneurial experiences that will enable them to develop entrepreneurial skills.
ENTR 315 Advanced Entrepreneurship: Startup Semester (3)
Prerequisite: ENTR 215. This course provides students with a toolkit of techniques, skills and resources that will empower them to accept the entrepreneurial challenge of starting and operating a new business venture, all in a semester’s time. Students will learn the fundamentals of business models/customer development and then get out of the building to interact with customers, vendors, partners and suppliers while developing a sustainable business.
ENTR 384 Field Experience in Entrepreneurship (1-3)
Prerequisite: ENTR 215. Co-requisite: ENTR 315. The primary purpose of this course is to provide structure/organization for a group of activities/projects/experiences by students completing the requirements of the Entrepreneurship Program. The focus of this experiential course is on new venture creation (startup phase) in a live environment. Projects may include a new student led venture or working closely with entrepreneurs on specific projects leading towards a launch of a new venture. Pass/No Credit basis.