The Minor in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

This minor is open to all majors, including those in Business Administration and Business Information Systems options other than Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management.

Course Requirements for the Minor: 21-23 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this minor.

Foundation: 9 units

Note: MGMT 450, MGMT 451, AND MGMT 452 must be taken in sequence.

3 courses required:

MGMT 450 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: Junior standing or faculty permission.
MGMT 451 Business Plan Development and Financing 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: MGMT 450.
MGMT 452 Launching and Managing the New Venture 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: MGMT 451 (may be taken concurrently).

Business Electives: 6 units

2 courses selected from:

BLAW 415 Entrepreneurship Law 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: MGMT 450 (may be taken concurrently)
MGMT 443 Corporate Entrepreneurship and Change 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: MGMT 303.
MGMT 444 Managing Project Teams 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: MGMT 303 or faculty permission.
MGMT 453 Social Entrepreneurship 3.0 SP
Prerequisites: MGMT 450.
MGMT 454 Family Business Ventures 3.0 FA
Prerequisites: MGMT 450
MGMT 470 Business Dynamics 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: Junior standing, completion of BADM lower division core, or faculty permission.
MGMT 489A Internship in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: MGMT 451 (may be taken concurrently), faculty permission
MGMT 489B Practicum in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: MGMT 451, faculty permission
MGMT 498 Special Topics in Management 1.0 -3.0 FS
Prerequisites: Senior standing.

Note: MGMT 498 must be taken for 3 units.

MKTG 380 Marketing Research 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: BADM 103 or MATH 105, MKTG 305.
MKTG 465 E-Marketing 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: MKTG 371.
MKTG 468 Entrepreneurial Marketing 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: MKTG 305; MGMT 450 or MKTG 371.
MKTG 473 Strategic Personal Selling 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: MKTG 371.

Domain Knowledge: 6-8 units

The Domain Knowledge requirement is intended to convey the concept that students' expertise in the domain of their majors is the likely basis for their new-venture ideas. The requirement permits students in any major to apply 6-8 units from their major to the completion of this minor.

Students in all majors select 2 courses as follows:

Any two required upper-division courses in the student's major.