Minor in Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship: Non-Business Majors {21-22}

Minor in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Non-Business Majors

The minor in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship is designed for non-business majors and provides the business savvy to start up and lead a not-for-profit organization.

Admission Requirements

The minor is available to undergraduate non-business majors.  There are no prerequisites.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Assess the impact of a social venture.
  • Evaluate the skills necessary to operate and grow a business.
  • Define how marketing can be an entrepreneurial activity within organizations.
  • Identify the role of marketing in each stage of the entrepreneurial process.
  • Get familiar with typical funding sources for new ventures.
  • Understand the typical process of new venture creation.

Core Requirements ( 12 credits )

ENTR 229 Start Your Own Business (3)
ENTR 232 Entrepreneurial Marketing (3)
ENTR 233 Case Studies in Social Innovation (3)
ENTR 309 Building a Workable Business Plan (3)

Restricted Electives ( 3 credits )

Student will choose one course from the following:

ART 345 Art of Social & Environmental Justice (3)
ECON 305 The Economics of Poverty, Discrimination, and Inequality (3)
LEAD 301 Introduction to Leadership (3)
POL 265 International Protection of Human Rights (3)
SOC 210 Social Problems (3)
SOC 325 Social Movements (3)
SW 250 Introduction to Social Welfare and Social Work (3)