Entrepreneurship is more than a pursuit; it’s a mindset. A mindset that goes beyond starting your own business. Innovation, creative thinking, risk-taking, adaptability, and learning from failure are skills that serve you well in any career.
The principles you’ll learn in CUAA’s Entrepreneurship minor can be applied inside any organization from a Fortune 500 company to a family-owned business. We empower emerging entrepreneurs with the skills and knowledge to initiate, grow and pursue entrepreneurial dreams.
The CUAA Advantage
A minor in Entrepreneurship offers you:
- A maximum class size of 30 students
- An entrepreneurship practicum where you’ll collaborate with students of all disciplines to work on entrepreneurial endeavors
- A realistic approach for solving business challenges
- A Christian focus integrated into the curriculum that delivers an outstanding education of the whole person; mind, body and spirit
- Classes taught by experienced business professionals whose primary goal is to ensure academic excellence and student success
Credit Hour Details
Credit hours: 21
A CUAA minor in Entrepreneurship cultivates and inspires creative and innovative skills. You’ll learn a holistic approach to problem solving, immerse yourself in your target market, and work individually or with a team to formulate and advance your own entrepreneurial ideas.
Our Entrepreneurship minor will teach you how to:
- Manage the legal landscape of protecting and advancing innovation and startup ventures
- Determine which corporate ownership structure best suits your needs
- File patents to protect intellectual property
- Write and present a business plan, including market analysis, financial projections, and operating plan
- Identify and address social and global challenges within a Christian context
- Apply business skills such as planning, opportunity analysis, financial management and forecasting
- Collaborate with other students on entrepreneurial endeavors
- Innovate, problem-solve and adapt as you navigate the startup landscape
When combined with a major in your specific area of interest, a minor in Entrepreneurship can enhance your business skills and open up career options such as a:
- Business owner
- Organizational leader
- Sales and marketing professional
CUAA’s curriculum for the Entrepreneurship minor includes coursework in planning new ventures, running a small business, and managing legal issues. You also choose between classwork in social entrepreneurship or managing a family business. See our course catalog for a full class listing.
A minor in Entrepreneurship is a perfect complement to many majors and career paths including:
- General Business
- Performing Arts
CUAA’s MBA program offers concentrations in 11 different disciplines from Management Information Systems to International Business.
Recommended High School Prep
- Lab Science
- Social Studies
- Foreign Language