THE ENTREPRENEURSHIP CENTER

The Entrepreneurship Center supports students at YSU interested in entrepreneurship. Through the Entrepreneurship Center students can participate in competitions, receive support to pursue their entrepreneurial dream, network with entrepreneurs, and participate in the professional student organization, Enactus. The WCBA offers a minor and certificate in Entrepreneurship which are available to students in any major at YSU.

Entrepreneurship Minor

Youngstown State University students can enhance their educational experience by completing a minor in Entrepreneurship. The minor is designed to help students understand the entrepreneurial process and the unique problems and challenges faced by entrepreneurs.  The minor in Entrepreneurship can be met by completing the following requirements:

COURSETITLES.H.
BUS 1500Exploring Business3
ENT 3700Entrepreneurship New Venture Creation3
ENT 3750Entrepreneurship-Small Business Financial Management3
ENT 4800Entrepreneurship-Business Plan Development3
Entrepreneurship Minor Courses6
Select 6 SH from the following courses:
ACCT 1503Elementary Accounting3
or ACCT 2602 Financial Accounting
ENT 4850Entrepreneurship Internship3
ENT 4851Field Studies in Entrepreneurship3
MGT 2604Legal Environment of Business 13
MKTG 3703Marketing Concepts and Practice3
MGT 3725Fundamentals of Management3
Students interested in declaring a minor in Entrepreneurship need to complete an Intra University Transfer Request form with their academic advisor. Students pursuing a WCBA minor must meet all course prerequisites, including a minimum 2.5 overall GPA to enroll in upper level business courses.
WCBA courses must be successfully completed with the grade of a "C" or higher and cannot be taken credit/no credit.

Entrepreneurship Certificate

A certificate in Entrepreneurship is designed to provide a broad base understanding of the entrepreneurial process and the unique problems and challenges faced by new ventures.   The certificate in Entrepreneurship can be met by completing the following requirements:

COURSETITLES.H.
BUS 1500Exploring Business3
ENT 3700Entrepreneurship New Venture Creation3
ENT 3750Entrepreneurship-Small Business Financial Management3
ENT 4800Entrepreneurship-Business Plan Development3
Students interested in declaring a certificate in Entrepreneurship need to complete an Intra University Transfer Request form with their Academic Advisor. Students must meet all course prerequisites to enroll in WCBA courses, including a minimum 2.5 overall GPA for upper level business courses.
WCBA courses must be successfully completed with the grade of a "C" or higher and cannot be take credit/no credit.

For more information, visit The Entrepreneurship Center.