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Entrepreneurship Minor

The Entrepreneurship minor is for those students who aspire to gain practical experience and entrepreneurial knowledge, within their respective field of study, so that they are well-equipped to establish their own business. Open to ALL Kutztown University students. 

Skills that will be developed

  • Opportunity recognition
  • Innovative thinking
  • Ability to handle risk
  • Resource acquisition
  • Effective negotiation
  • Entrepreneurial management
  • Effective teamwork
  • Entrepreneurial marketing
  • Entrepreneurial and innovation strategy

List of Courses for Entrepreneurship Minor

Required Courses (6 credits) Select 1 of the following:

  • PRO 210 Entrepreneurship for the Non-Business Major
  • SPA 363 Spanish and Entrepreneurship
  • MGM 327-WI Small Business Management

Select 1 of the following:

  • COM 350 Leadership: A Communication Perspective
  • PRO 232WI Practical Leadership

Internship (3 credits)

  • Internship in field of study

Additional Requirements

  • Certificate in career exploration & career success
  • Written description of how electives support career plan

Minor Electives (9 credits)Select 9 credits

  • CDE 335 Interdisciplinary Team Project (Prerequisite: CDE 277)
  • COM 105 Business and Professional Speaking
  • COM 125 Interviewing
  • COM 130 Interpersonal Communication
  • COM 145 CDCM Nonverbal Communication
  • COM 219 Integrated Marketing (Prerequisites: COM 170, or Business Majors, or Advertising Minors, or permission of the instructor)
  • COM 245 New Media
  • COM 274 Organizational Communication
  • COM 280 Communication Training and Development
  • FAR 308 Creating Gallery Exhibits
  • FAR 398 The Business of Art
  • FRE 327 Professional Translation Skills in French
  • GEG 220 Introduction to Transportation Geography
  • GEL 302 Economic Geology (Prerequisite: GEL 100 - 101)
  • GER 213 Business German
  • MAT 121 Mathematics for Business and Information Science
  • MAT 150 Introduction to Biostatistics
  • MAT 305 Mathematics of Finance (Prerequisite: A grade of C or better in MAT 283)
  • MAT 306 Mathematics of Finance II (Prerequisite: MAT 283 with a grade of C or better and MAT 305)
  • MKT 312 WI Consumer Behavior
  • MLS 363 Entrepreneurial Language Professional
  • MUS 121 Fundamentals of Music Business
  • MUS 302 The Modern Private Music Teacher]
  • MUS 304 The Professional Classical Musician
  • MUS 305 The Professional Jazz Musician
  • MUS 450 Performing Arts Administration
  • PHI80CDCT Business Ethics
  • PRO 100 Introduction to Business for the Non-business Major
  • PRO 110 Marketing for the Non-business Professional
  • PRO 232WI Practical Leadership
  • PRO 185 CT Fundamentals of Personal Finance
  • PRO 210 Entrepreneurship - Start Your Own Business for Non Business Majors
  • PRO 220 Wealth Creation for the New Entrepreneur
  • PSY 333 The Psychology of Leadership in Organizations (Prerequisite: PSY 11 & PSY 200 or MAT 140 or BUS 120, with a grade of "C" of better)
  • PSY 220 Industrial/Organizational Psychology (Prerequisites: PSY011)
  • SOC 227 Work and Workplaces
  • SPA 290 Commercial Spanish (Prerequisite: SPA104)
  • SPA 363 CTWI Spanish and Entrepreneurship (Prerequisite: SPA 104)
  • SPT 366 Personal Fitness Trainer
  • WRI 207-WICT Writing for the Workplace (Prerequisites: BA English, BS Electronic Media, BS Math, BS CSC or BA Speech majors and ENG23; other majors contact your home department for more information)
  • WRI 216-WICM Writing for Public Relations (Prerequisites: English 023 or its equivalent and WRI 211; or permission of instructor)
  • WRI 316-WI Public Relations and the Corporate Environment (Prerequisites: ENG 023 or its equivalent, WRI 207 and WRI 216; or permission of the instructor)

Other courses may also be selected by consultation and approval of the student's advisor and The ELC Faculty Coordinator.