Channel your passion into an entrepreneurial venture and be an agent of positive change.

Entrepreneurs and innovators exist in all industries and in all types of companies. The key to entrepreneurial achievement is arming yourself with the tools and knowledge that position you to succeed. The ENTI minor teaches you the foundational skills you need, such as innovative thinking, leadership skills, and management and planning tools.


Form foundational knowledge.

Three core courses in the ENTI Minor form foundational knowledge, skills, and insights into entrepreneurship, innovation, and new career path options.
MGMT 215: Entrepreneurial Mindset
ENGR 310: Entrepreneurial Leadership
MGMT 425/ENGR 425/IST 425: New Venture Creation


ENTI Core Courses


Choose from ten concentration areas and learn how to channel your passion.

In addition to completing the 9 credits in the ENTI core classes, students select three courses from one of ten concentration areas, or clusters. Clusters are designed to provide you with the skills to achieve your career goals—whether you aspire to take the technology world by storm, revolutionize information delivery, or contribute to improving society one good idea at a time.

Arts Entrepreneurship

Learning the business side of the arts will empower you to create an exciting and fulfilling career in the arts based on who you are and what interests you, utilizing your natural talents and gifts.


Apply hard skills in the natural and physical sciences along with soft skills to benefit humans, animals, and the environment.

Digital Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Prepare to lead and contribute to emerging technology-oriented organizations by engaging deeply with the interactional, cultural, socio-material, and even post-human practices that are essential to the success of co-founders of innovative technology-based ventures.

Entrepreneurship as Advocacy

Prepare to utilize the process of entrepreneurship as a form of advocacy to improve the human condition and enhance public life.

Food and Bio-Innovation

Develop as entrepreneurs and innovators in the food, agriculture, bio-renewables, community, ecosystems, and life sciences spaces.

Hospitality Management

Learn to create and develop novel but sound entrepreneurial concepts related to the hospitality industry (full service and select service hotels, resorts, bed and breakfasts, and restaurants).

New Media

Prepare to capitalize on opportunities and innovate in communications, media, news, and entertainment.

New Ventures

Develop the skills and ways of thinking required to create, develop, innovate, and manage entrepreneurial ventures.

Social Entrepreneurship

Prepare to effect sustainable and scalable social impact within marginalized communities in the United States and abroad.

Technology Based Entrepreneurship

Develop entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial mindsets for technology-based products and businesses.