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Change the world with your innovative ideas.

The entrepreneurship & technology innovation (ENTI) 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 ENTI 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.


Focused Study

Enrollment in the ENTI 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.

Minor in Social Entrepreneurship

The minor in social entrepreneurship educates students about the process of addressing societal and cultural problems to make our world a better place.

Minor in Entrepreneurial Studies

The minor in entrepreneurial studies emphasizes evidence-based learning to provide students with firsthand experience in developing innovative ideas and putting them into action.


Suggested course sequence.

Freshman Year

First semester
ENTR350 Intro to Entrepreneurship
ECON101 Microeconomics
MATH221 Calculus I or MATH241 Analytic Geometry and Calculus A
History & cultural change/ multicultural breadth course
BUAD110 Basics of Business

Second semester
ENTR351 Entrepreneurial Marketing
ECON103 Macroeconomics
MATH201 Statistics I
ENGL110 Seminar in composition
MISY160 or CISC108

Sophomore Year

First semester
Entrepreneurship elective
ACCT207 Accounting I
MATH202 Statistics II
Communication course
MISY225 or CISC181

Second semester
Technical competency course
ACCT208 Accounting II (Managerial)
BUAD301 Introduction to Marketing
FINC311 Principles of Finance
Creative arts & humanities breadth course

Junior Year

First semester
Entrepreneurship elective
Technical competency course
BUAD306 Operations Management
BUAD309 Organizational Behavior
Breadth course or free elective

Second semester
ENTR455 Startup Experience I
Technical competency course
Communication course
ACCT 352 or CISC 356
Free elective

Senior Year

First semester
ENTR458 Application Development for New Technology
Technical competency course
BUAD441 Strategic Management
Free elective
Free elective

Second semester
Entrepreneurship elective
Technical competency course
International business course
Free elective
Free elective

Career Opportunities

Entrepreneurial careers go beyond specific job titles and industries. Types of entrepreneurs include:

  • Inventor
  • Designer
  • Team builder
  • Business developer
  • Social venturer

Admissions Information

Learn more about undergraduate admissions requirements, deadlines, tuition and financial aid available to you.

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