Entrepreneurship and Innovation
The entrepreneurship and innovation concentration combines three university-wide core courses followed by two courses within a student's disciplinary college. Individual colleges will be encouraged to offer a capstone course as part of the program. Beyond topics related specifically to entrepreneurial business practices, courses include such topics as social entrepreneurship, arts entrepreneurship, idea generation and storytelling as additional perspectives for the student entrepreneur.
- Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
- A minimum of 12 upper division hours must be taken from the W. P. Carey School of Business.
- No more than 6 credit hours may be shared between concentration and other degree programs, minors, and/or other certificates.
- All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
Required Courses 9 hours
ENT 305 Principles of Entrepreneurship (3)
ENT 340 Creativity and Innovation (L or HU) OR TEM 230: Creativity and Business Innovation (3)
ENT 360 Entrepreneurship and Value Creation OR TEM 400: Technology Entrepreneurship (3)
Concentration Electives -- 6 credit hours
Upper Division Concentration Electives (6)
Download a list of entrepreneurship and innovation concentration courses
It is the student's responsibility to check the prerequisites required by courses in their discipline.
Concentration electives will be designated and approved by individual disciplinary colleges.
Approved Certificate Elective -- 3 credit hours
Upper Division Approved Certificate Elective (3)
Download a list of approved entrepreneurship and innovation certificate electives
ENT 340 Creativity and Innovation has prerequisite requirements of Business or Entrepreneurship & Innovation Certificate students: min 2.5 GPA, 40 hours, pre- or corequisite: ENT 305. Non-business students: min 2.50 GPA, 40 hours, pre- or corequisite: MGT 290 or ENT 290 or ENT 305.
ENT 360 Entrepreneurship and Value Creation has prerequisite requirements of Business undergraduate students with ACC 241 or 242 with C or better OR Engineering junior OR non-Business junior with minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA.
Depending on a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this concentration.
All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 12 credit hour core.
BIS 301, BIS 302 and BIS 402 courses require:
A meeting with your academic advisor to:
Ensure both of your concentration areas have been declared
Are working towards completing (or have completed) 1-2 courses in each declared concentration
- One course meeting general studies MA requirement
- ENG 102 or ENG 105 or ENG 108 or First Year Composition Completed
- Minimum 2.00 GPA
Required Courses (12 credit hours):
BIS 301 Foundations of Interdisciplinary Studies, L (3)
BIS 302 Interdisciplinary Inquiry (3)
Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better
BIS 401 Applied Interdisciplinary Studies (3) (requires application)
Prerequisites: BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better; Minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area
BIS 402 Senior Seminar, L (3)
Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better
For important information, additional major requirements, course descriptions, and application deadlines:
Interdisciplinary Studies Core Courses
For assistance in selecting your concentration areas of study complete the Interdisciplinary Studies concentration workshop:
Interdisciplinary Studies Pre-Advising Workshop
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Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa
- Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
- MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
- Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.