Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Description
The entrepreneurship and innovation concentration is comprised of 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.

Requirements

  • 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) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 2.50 GPA; minimum 30 hours)

ENT 340 Creativity and Innovation (L or HU) OR TEM 230: Creativity and Business Innovation (3) (Prerequisite(s): min 2.5 GPA; min 40 hours; Pre- or corequisite(s) ENT 290, ENT 305, or MGT 290)

ENT 360 Entrepreneurship and Value Creation OR TEM 400: Technology Entrepreneurship (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum junior standing; minimum 2.50 GPA; Credit is allowed for only ENT 360 or FSE 301)

Concentration Electives -- 6 credit hours

Upper Division Concentration Electives (6)
A list of concentration courses may be found at https://students.wpcarey.asu.edu/sites/default/files/entrepreneurship_and_innovation_cert_information_2017_1.pdf
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)
A list of approved certificate electives may be found at https://students.wpcarey.asu.edu/sites/default/files/entrepreneurship_and_innovation_cert_information_2017_1.pdf

Prerequisite Information

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.

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

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.

Year

Year

2020-21

Campus

Campus

Tempe

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

BAKEIEMPH

College/School

College/School

W. P. Carey School of Business

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact

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