For students who started the Minor in Entrepreneurship in the fall of 2015 or prior, one elective is required from the list of courses below. For students who begin the Minor in the fall of 2016 or after, Econ 125 is required rather than an elective.

  • Financial Accounting: BUSI 100 (formerly BUSI 71)*
  • Decision Models for Business: STOR 112 (formerly STOR 22)
  • Social Relations in the Workplace: SOCI 131 (formerly SOCI 31)
  • Formal Organizations and Bureaucracy: SOCI 410 (formerly SOCI 110)
  • Social Stratification: SOCI 412 (formerly SOCI 112)
  • Economy and Society: SOCI 415 (formerly SOCI 115)
  • The Labor Force: SOCI 427 (formerly SOCI 127)
  • Introduction to Organizational Communication: COMM 325 (formerly COMM 25)
  • Morality and Business: PHIL 164 (formerly PHIL 39)
  • Economic History of the United States: ECON 330 (formerly ECON 135), or Economic Development of the United States: ECON 430 (formerly ECON 138)
  • Public Policy Toward Business : ECON 345 (formerly ECON 145), or Industrial Organization: ECON 445 (formerly ECON147)
  • International Economics: ECON 460 (formerly ECON 161)
  • Economic Development: ECON 465 (formerly ECON 163)
  • History of American Business: HIST 364 (formerly HIST 64)
  • Technology and American Culture: HIST 625 (formerly HIST 161)
  • Ethical Basis of Public Policy Decision Making: PLCY 240 (formerly PLCY 67)
  • Principles of Advertising and Public Relations: JOMC 137
  • Concepts of Marketing: JOMC 475 (formerly JOMC 175)

Other courses may be approved for elective credit by the Director of the Minor if the course is in line with your entrepreneurial aspirations or if the course develops an entrepreneurial skill. Please email Charles Merritt requesting permission to have another course approved as your elective. If available, please provide a copy of the syllabus.

*Note: Current students pursuing the Minor in Entrepreneurship can request business courses through the Non-Business Major Course Request.  You need to self-identify on the online request form or risk falling to the back of the line. The business school will prioritize you along with our other affiliate non-majors.