2020-21 Catalogs

Minor in Entrepreneurship

The Entrepreneurship minor (15 credits) is designed for undergraduate students in majors outside the School of Business who are interested in starting a business or otherwise using creative strategies and the tools of innovation in their field of interest. The minor complements any field of study, including the sciences, arts, humanities, engineering, and education.

Students who wish to pursue the minor must complete a declaration form available online on the USM Registration & Scheduling website. The requirements for admission to the minor are completion of at least 15 credits at USM with a grade point average of 2.33 or higher. 

Students may pursue only one School of Business minor.


The entrepreneurship minor is 15 credits. A student may transfer into the entrepreneurship minor up to six credit hours of acceptable courses. To complete the minor, students must have a grade point average of at least 2.33 in the minor courses. Minimum grades may be required as prerequisite to other minor courses. 


Program Requirements Required Course (9 credits):

BUS 260 - Marketing

BUS 385 - Entrepreneurship & Venture Creation

BUS 485 - Managing the Growing Entrepreneurial Venure

Select 6 credits from the following options:

BUS 300 Entrepreneurial Thinking

BUS 362 Market Opportunity Analysis

BUS 383 Social Entrepreneurship

BUS 384 Enactus Project Leadership

BUS 386 Creative Strategies for Enterpreneurs

BUS 387 Design Thinking

BUS 388 Launching a Global Social Enerprise

BUS 390 ICE Internship