Entrepreneurship Minor

By completing the 18-credit Entrepreneurship minor, any student at The University of Akron can acquire entrepreneurial skills to help start or buy a small business, work for a fast-growth business, family business, franchise, or non-profit. This program already has produced several new and successful businesses and has assisted in the growth of a variety of small businesses. Numerous enterprises have been created and built through this nationally recognized program.

Required Courses (12 credits)

6300:201 Introduction to Entrepreneurship (3 credits)
6300:301 New Venture Creation (3 credits)
6600:205 Marketing Principles (3 credits)
6400:300 Introduction to Finance (3 credits)
or
6400:301 Principles of Finance (3 credits)
or
6300:330 Financing New Ventures (3 credits)

Electives (6 credit hours)

6100:495 Internship in Business (3 credits)
6100:499 Independent Study in Business (3 credits)
6200:301 Cost Management & Control (3 credits)
6200:330 Contemporary Federal Taxation (3 credits)
6200:431 Business Entity Taxation (3 credits)
6200:440 Assurance Services & Professional Responsibilities (3 credits)
6200:460 Advanced Managerial Accounting (3 credits)
6300:360 Entrepreneurial Field Project (3 credits)
6400:343 Investments (3 credits)
6400:390 Real Estate Principles: A Value Approach (3 credits)
6400:403 Real Estate (3 credits)
6400:415 Risk Management & Insurance (3 credits)
6400:473 Financial Statement Analysis (3 credits)
6500:310 Business Information Systems (3 credits)
6500:333 Supply Chain & Operations Analysis (3 credits)
6500:334 Service Operations Management (3 credits)
6500:341 Human Resource Management (3 credits)
6500:435 Quality Management and Control (3 credits)
6500:457 International Management (3 credits)
6600:432 Integrated Marketing Communications (3 credits)
6600:275 Professional Selling (3 credits)
6600:436 eCommerce (3 credits)
6600:440 Brand Management (3 credits)
6600:475 Business Negotiations (3 credits)

Total Credits Required: 18