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The certificate in Entrepreneurship is designed to provide a broad-based understanding of the entrepreneurial process and the unique problems and challenges faced by new ventures. In recognition of the broad spectrum of start-up concepts, these programs, while housed in the Williamson College of Business Administration, are open to students of all disciplines.

The certificate is designed to serve students who are interested in starting their own company. Innovation, creativity, and opportunity recognition are critical skills necessary for anyone entering the marketplace. Learning these entrepreneurial skills will prepare one for the diverse and ever-changing opportunities that exist throughout the world of business.

Required Courses
BUS 1500Exploring Business3
ENT 3700Entrepreneurship New Venture Creation3
ENT 3750Entrepreneurship-Small Business Financial Management3
ENT 4800Entrepreneurship-Business Plan Development3
Total Semester Hours12

Students interested in declaring a certificate in Entrepreneurship need to complete an Intra University Transfer Request form with their academic advisor. Students must meet course prerequisites to enroll in WCBA courses, including a minimum 2.5 GPA for upper level business courses. WCBA courses must be completed with the grade of a "C" or higher and cannot be taken credit/no credit.