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ODU's minor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship provides students the tools and insights necessary to launch a new venture, whether it is for-profit or not-for-profit. Turning a passion, cause or idea into a functioning enterprise requires acumen in marketing, finance, law and management.

The minor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship will complement any major and is designed for both non-business and business majors.

The required course sequence covers everything from start-up considerations, business planning, capital sourcing and legal considerations to integrating family members into the business, moving the business across generations, and selling the business to a third party.

While this minor is designed to accommodate students who are naturally creative, innovative or who plan to start and run their own enterprise, it will also be helpful to students who plan to work for an organization with an entrepreneurial mindset. In our current evolving and volatile economy, jobs no longer last decades.

Additionally, given the rapidly changing nature of our economy, employers are increasingly interested in hiring employees with an entrepreneurial or innovative mindset. This minor is ideally aligned to help students acquire that way of thinking and working.

Ohio Dominican University - Innovation and Entrepreneurship Minor

  • Minor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    Courses Credits
    BUS 240 Management & Organizational Behavior3
    BUS 360 Innovation & Entrepreneurship3
    BUS 361 Starting a New Business Venture3
    BUS 391 Field Experience in Entrepreneurship3
    BUS 497 Internship*3
    Select One Course from the following for 3 Credits 
    ACT 210 Accounting for Financial Decision Making
    BUS 220 Principles of Marketing
    BUS 305 Non-Profit Management
    BUS 343 Human Resource Management
    BUS 362 Building, Operating & Passing on a Family Business
    BUS 370 Professional Selling
    ECN 207 Principles of Microeconomics
    PRS 340 Internet Strategies: Social Media, e-Commerce and More

    SOC 279F Reflections on the Common Good: What is the Common Good? Social Entrepreneurship

    *Approved Internship in any discipline relative to the Minor in Entrepreneurship 
    Total Credits Required18

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