The primary purpose of the Program in Entrepreneurship (PIE) is to give students who are not able to commit to the full Minor in Entrepreneurship a formal academic program structure through which they can acquire fundamental entrepreneurial knowledge.

Student criteria:

  • Sophomore standing and above
  • Declared major
  • In good academic standing

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THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE PROGRAM

To fulfill the Program in Entrepreneurship students will have to satisfy two areas of requirements totaling a minimum of 9 credits. The requirements are essentially the first 9 credits of the Minor.


Core: 6 credits of fundamentals that establish a foundation in creativity, innovation, and business approaches:

  • ES 212/UC 270 (3 credits): Entrepreneurial Business Basics
  • ALA 261/PSYCH 218 (3 credits): Entrepreneurial Creativity

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Electives: A minimum of 3 credits from an approved list of electives. This presents students with an opportunity to explore disciplinary areas in more academic depth related to their entrepreneurial interest.

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PLEASE NOTE: the former Program in Entrepreneurship through the Center for Entrepreneurship will be phased out and those requirements are only available to those students who declared the PIE prior to Fall term 2015. After this time, students wishing to declare the new PIE will declare through Innovate Blue.