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Entrepreneurship is a skillset that goes beyond the classroom and starting a business. If you are interested in learning about innovation, starting a business, problem identification and solving, or changing the world, UA has a number of for credit opportunities for you.

Minor in Entrepreneurship

Any student at The University of Akron can acquire entrepreneurial skills to help start or buy a small business, or work for a business or nonprofit. This program already has produced several new and successful businesses and has assisted in the growth of a variety of small businesses.

Minor in Entrepreneurship

Certificate in Entrepreneurship

This innovative program allows students to interact with entrepreneurs from the business community through guest speaking engagements, field trips, internships, and small business consulting projects.

Certificate in Entrepreneurship

Certificate in Conflict Transformation & Social Entrepreneurship

Work with faculty from various disciplines on our 16-credit Certificate in Conflict Transformation & Social Entrepreneurship. This certificate aims to integrate insights from conflict transformation, social sciences, and social entrepreneurship!

About the certificate

Courses in Entrepreneurship

Course Number Course Name Credits
3230:460  Field Methods in Cultural Anthropology 4
3700:334  Law, Mediation & Violence 3
3700:333  Social Entrepreneurship 3
3850:490  Organizations, Community, and Social Action 3
6100:101 Business Issues in a Connected World 3
6100:499 Independent Study in Business 3
6200:301 Cost Management & Control 3
6200:330 Contemporary Federal Taxation 3
6200:431 Business Entity Taxation 3
6200:440 Assurance Services & Professional Responsibilities 3
6200:460 Advanced Managerial Accounting 3
6300:201 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
6300:301 New Venture Creation (Spring only) 3
6300:360 Entrepreneurial Field Project 3
6400:300 Introduction to Finance* (non-business majors) 3
6400:301 Principles of Finance 3
6400:343 Investments 3
6400:415 Risk Management: Health & Life Insurance (Spring only) 3
6400:473 Financial Statement Analysis 3
6500:310 Business Information Systems 3
6500:333 Supply Chain & Operations Analysis (Fall only) 3
6500:334 Service Operations Management 3
6500:341 Human Resource Management 3
6500:435 Quality Management and Control 3
6500:457 International Management 3
6600:205 Marketing Principles 3
6600:275 Professional Selling 3
6600:432 Integrated Marketing Communications 3
6600:436 eCommerce 3
6600:440 Brand Management 3
6600:475 Business Negotiations 3
6800:421 Foreign Market Entry 3
7600:444  Communication & Conflict 3