Be prepared for whatever opportunity brings.

This minor gives you an opportunity to explore entrepreneurship as a career option as you acquire knowledge, skills and connections that are useful across all career paths.

The minor in entrepreneurship increases the value of your undergraduate degree with:

  • Hands-on experience developing innovative ideas and putting them into action
  • Opportunities to create connections and network outside the classroom
  • Courses on how to develop sustainable solutions for social issues
  • Experiential learning through startups, both new businesses or social enterprises
  • A broad range of electives that will tailor your minor to your unique interests

The minor in entrepreneurship is part of Horn Entrepreneurship, which offers many unique opportunities and resources.

The Entrepreneurship Club (E-Club) at UD was founded to encourage students to have an entrepreneurial mind-set, and to pursue business and networking opportunities outside of the classroom. The goal of the club is to build a close-knit community for students of all majors.

Program Requirements

All courses 3 credits unless stated otherwise.

Required courses for business majors (15 credits)

Choose one course from the following:
ENTR 155 – Startup of the Professional You
ENTR 156 – Ideas to Action
ENTR 157 – Venturing for Good
ENTR 158 – Inventions, Innovations & New Technologies
BHAN/ENTR 256 – Mindfulness for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship
BUAD/ENTR 350 – Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Choose one course from the following:
BUAD/ENTR 351 – Entrepreneurial Marketing
ENTR 355 – User-Centered Research Methods for Entrepreneurs
ENTR 356 – Design Thinking & Creativity
ENTR 452 – Entrepreneurial Selling

Choose one course from the following or any ENTR course at the 300-level or higher that is designated as a DLE course:
ENTR 364 – Entrepreneurship in Practice: Internship
ENTR/MEEG 409 – Prototype to Product
BUAD/ENTR 450 – Business Accelerator for Entrepreneurial Ventures
ENTR 455 – Startup Experience I
ENTR 464 – Social Entrepreneurship Practicum
ENTR/GEOG/GEOL/MAST 489 – Eco-Entrepreneurship

Choose two courses from the following or any ENTR course at the 300-level or higher, excluding ENTR 350, 455 and any courses taken above:
ENTR/LEAD 253 – Individual Leadership – Building a Foundation for Success
ENTR 353 – Entrepreneurial Apprentice: Leadership & Influence
ENTR/HLTH 360 – Entrepreneurship in the Health Sciences
CHEG/ENTR 410 – Acceptance and Resistance to Innovation
ENTR 420 – Social Entrepreneurship
BUAD/ENTR 451 – Special Topics in Entrepreneurship
ENTR 456 – Startup Experience II (open to Lerner majors only)
ACCT/ENTR 457 – Legal Issues for Entrepreneurs
ENTR 458 – Application Development for New Technology
ENTR/FINC 459 – Startup Finance and Raising Capital for Entrepreneurs
ELEG/ENTR 460 – High Technology Entrepreneurship
ENTR 461 – Corporate Innovation & Intrapreneurship

Required courses for non-business majors (19 credits)

BUAD/ENTR 150 – Business Basics for Entrepreneurship

Choose one course from the following:
ENTR 155 – Startup of the Professional You
ENTR 156 – Ideas to Action
ENTR 157 – Venturing for Good
ENTR 158 – Inventions, Innovations & New Technologies
BHAN/ENTR 256 – Mindfulness for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship
BUAD/ENTR 350 – Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Choose one course from the following:
BUAD/ENTR 351 – Entrepreneurial Marketing
ENTR 355 – User-Centered Research Methods for Entrepreneurs
ENTR 356 – Design Thinking & Creativity
ENTR 452 – Entrepreneurial Selling

Choose one course from the following or any ENTR course at the 300-level or higher that is designated as a DLE course:
ENTR 364 – Entrepreneurship in Practice: Internship
ENTR/MEEG 409 – Prototype to Product
BUAD/ENTR 450 – Business Accelerator for Entrepreneurial Ventures
ENTR 455 – Startup Experience I
ENTR 464 – Social Entrepreneurship Practicum
ENTR/GEOG/GEOL/MAST 489 – Eco-Entrepreneurship

Choose two courses from the following or any ENTR course at the 300-level or higher, excluding ENTR 350, 455 and any courses taken above:
ENTR/LEAD 253 – Individual Leadership – Building a Foundation for Success
ENTR 353 – Entrepreneurial Apprentice: Leadership & Influence
ENTR/HLTH 360 – Entrepreneurship in the Health Sciences
CHEG/ENTR 410 – Acceptance and Resistance to Innovation
ENTR 420 – Social Entrepreneurship
BUAD/ENTR 451 – Special Topics in Entrepreneurship
ENTR 456 – Startup Experience II (open to Lerner majors only)
ACCT/ENTR 457 – Legal Issues for Entrepreneurs
ENTR 458 – Application Development for New Technology
ENTR/FINC 459 – Startup Finance and Raising Capital for Entrepreneurs
ELEG/ENTR 460 – High Technology Entrepreneurship
ENTR 461 – Corporate Innovation & Intrapreneurship


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