Entrepreneurship Minor

Schmidthorst College of Business  

Undergraduate Student Development
114 Maurer Center, 419-372-2747

The entrepreneurship minor is designed for both business and non-business students and is available to all majors at the University.

Minor (17 hours) - Fall 2020 course requirements

  • All courses must be taken for a letter grade, and only courses for which a grade of "C" or better is earned will be counted toward the minor.
  • All course prerequisites must be met.

Entry level classes
ESHP minor students need to take one, 15-week, 3 credit hour course.

CourseTitleCredit HoursPrerequisite
ESHP 1010Introduction to Entrepreneurship3None
ESHP 1020Arts Entrepreneurship3None
ESHP 1030Real Estate Entrepreneurship3None
ESHP 1040Social Entrepreneurship3None
ESHP 1050Event Planning Entrepreneurship3None

Core classes
ESHP minor students need to take four, 7-week, 2 credit hour courses

CourseTitleCredit HoursPrerequisite
ESHP 3310Entrepreneurial Thinking2**
ESHP 3320Product Development2**
ESHP 3330Marketing for Entrepreneurs2**
ESHP 3340Entrepreneurial Finance2**

* C or better in one entry level course

Elective classes
ESHP minor students need to take two, 7-week, 2 credit hour courses
Venture Creation track

CourseTitleCredit HoursPrerequisite
ESHP 3510Make It!2**
ESHP 3520Viral-Buzz Marketing2**
ESHP 3530Venture Creation2**

Intrapreneurship track

CourseTitleCredit HoursPrerequisite
ESHP 3610Intrapreneurs & Innovation2**
ESHP 3620New Market Entry2**
ESHP 3630Innovation & Disruption2**

** C or better in all core courses

Capstone classes
ESHP minor students need to take one, 7-week, 2 credit hour course.

CourseTitleCredit HoursPrerequisite
ESHP 4510Hatch, It!2***
ESHP 4610Insight into Intrapreneurship2***

*** C or better in all ESHP courses

All students must complete at least 17 credit hours toward the minor that are not counted in the student's major or specialization or another minor. Course substitutions for the minor must be approved by the College of Business.

For non-business students,  the total number of hours earned in the Schmidthorst College of Business courses must not exceed 25 percent or 30 hours of the 122 hours needed for graduation, counting the major and the minor. (Note: six hours of STAT and nine hours of ECON are exempt from this limitation.)