Minor in Entrepreneurial Studies
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 entrepreneurial studies 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 entrepreneurial studies 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 (18 credits)
ENTR/BUAD 350 – Introduction to Entrepreneurship
ENTR/BUAD 351 – Entrepreneurial Marketing

Choose two courses from:
ENTR/BUAD 450 – Business Accelerator for Entrepreneurial Ventures
ENTR 352 – Business Launch Pad: Turning Ideas into Successful Companies
ENTR 364 – Entrepreneurship in Practice: Internship

Two elective courses
Required courses for non-business majors (22 credits)
ENTR/BUAD 150 – Business Basics for Entrepreneurship (4 credits)
ENTR/BUAD 350 – Introduction to Entrepreneurship
ENTR/BUAD 351 – Entrepreneurial Marketing

Choose two courses from:
ENTR 450 – Business Accelerator for Entrepreneurial Ventures
ENTR 352 – Business Launch Pad: Turning Ideas into Successful Companies
ENTR 364 – Entrepreneurship in Practice: Internship

Two elective courses
Elective Courses
ANTH 222 – Technology and Culture
ANTH 382 – Anthropology and Business
ART 307 – Interactive Media
ART 407 – Topics in Art & Technology (with permission)
BUAD 429 – Selected Topics in Management, Topic: Sustainability & Green Business
BUAD 444 – Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
BUAD 470 – Sales Management and Selling
BUAD 478 – Field Projects in Marketing
CISC 356 – Intellectual Property in the Digital Age
ECON 350 – Economics of Entrepreneurship
ELEG 458 – Advanced Mobile Services: From Technology to Commercialization
ENTR 451 – Special Topics in Entrepreneurship
ENTR 460 – High Technology Entrepreneurship
FASH 218 – Introduction to Fashion Business
FASH 330 – Merchandise Planning
FASH 430 – Apparel Brand Management and Marketing
APEC 316 – Economics of Biotechnology and New Technologies
APEC 430 – Establishing and Managing a Food and Agribusiness Enterprise
HOSP 314 – Hospitality Entrepreneurship and Value Creation
LEAD 200 – The Leadership Challenge
LEAD 300 – Leadership, Creativity and Innovation
LEAD 411 – Topics in Leadership Dynamics (with permission)
MISY 350 – Web Development
MSEG 425 – Entrepreneurship and Risk: Meeting the Challenges
PLSC 333 – Estimating and Bidding
PLSC 403 – Nursery and Garden Center Management

Admissions Information

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