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University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Entrepreneurship Minor

Entrepreneurship Minor

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Entrepreneurship Minor Students
Learn how to create successful businesses from the ground up with expertise you develop working with faculty in the College of Business and the local entrepreneurial community. Two tracks are offered, one with a business emphasis, the other with an interdisciplinary focus on communication, geopolitical and cultural diversity and personal development. These tracks allow you to tailor the minor to your needs according to the type of business you plan to pursue.

  • Gain the knowledge and skills to start your own business, work at a startup or lead growth for an established company
  • Innovate and think creatively about problem-solving and strategy
  • Closely aligns with the minor in business, providing the opportunity to double minor
  • Takes advantage of the growing appreciation of entrepreneurship and innovation nationwide
  • Exposes non-business students to a wide network of entrepreneurs, founders, and investors

Coursework and Program Structure

Non-Business Student Track

(9 hours entrepreneurship + 9 hours business for non-majors)

  • ENTR 321 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • ENTR 421 - Identifying and Exploring Entrepreneurial Opportunities
  • ENTR 423 - Business Plan Development and Decision Making
  • ACCT 200 - Accounting for Business Decisions
  • ECON 200 – Economic Essentials and Issues
  • MRKT 300 - Contemporary Marketing OR FINA 300 - Financial Decision Making

In addition to the core entrepreneurship curriculum, students on this track will take basic courses in finance, accounting and marketing. This track is intended for students unfamiliar with the foundational business practices.

Business-Student Track

(12 hours entrepreneurship)

  • ENTR 321 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Organizations
  • ENTR 421 - Identifying and Exploring Entrepreneurial Opportunities
  • ENTR 422 - Managing Rapid Growth and Change
  • ENTR 423 - Business Plan Development and Decision Making

Students taking this track will complete the core entrepreneurship courses offered by the Center. This track is intended for students majoring in fields housed within the College of Business.

How to Enroll
Students interested in enrolling in the minor should do so through MyRed.


Interested in Majoring in Entrepreneurship?

The management major offers entrepreneurship and innovation as an area of emphasis.

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Nelson, Samuel A
Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Associate Professor of Practice in Management
HLH 315 C
730 N. 14th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508-1515