The minor in entrepreneurship is designed to provide the opportunity to learn the foundations in creating and sustaining a business, including business plan development and innovation skills. The elective course is designed to allow you to learn about a functional area in entrepreneurship or to delve more deeply into one of the foundations.
Competencies, Knowledge or Skills to be Achieved
By completing the minor, you will have developed a basic competency in entrepreneurship, innovation and business by understanding how businesses are conceived. Through the choice of your elective, you will build additional knowledge or skills in a foundational or functional areas such as: economics, statistics, accounting, communications, marketing, computer applications, law, international business, finance, real estate, leadership, human resource management or social science.
This minor is not approved for students majoring in business.
Required Courses (9 credit hours):
Survey of Accounting
Principled Entrepreneurship and the Free Enterprise System
Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship
Directed Course (3 credit hours). Choose one of the following, the course not chosen, can be taken as an elective:
Total Credit Hours Required: 15, at least 9 of which must be completed at The Citadel.
Note: For cases in which the major discipline already requires any of the Minor in Entrepreneurship required courses (which cannot be used for a dual purpose and counted towards the Entrepreneurship minor), the student must contact the Baker School of Business to determine appropriate substitutions.
For further information, please contact Dr. Al Lovvorn, Department Head, in the Baker School of Business.