Students from any college, discipline or major* are able to earn a Certificate in Entrepreneurship by taking a combination of courses offered by the Center through the College of Business, the Russ College, the Voinovich School, and other participating colleges.

Imagine the possibilities: earn your major, earn your certificate, and graduate with real-world experience and perhaps even start your own company! To apply for the certificate, please complete the application and follow these steps:

  • Apply via the link above
  • The applicant will then be contacted for an interview
  • Execute a change of major form

 

  • MGT 3550 Creativity and Innovation Management: Explore personal creativity, management practices that enhance or suppress creativity, the relationship between creativity and innovation, and the process of innovation in a business setting.
  • MGT 3700 Introduction to Entrepreneurship: Learn about the opportunities and challenges of creating and managing a new venture. Emphasis is on how to manage a new venture and operate it profitably. Topics examined will include conducting internal company and external environmental analyses, developing effective marketing and cash flow strategies, securing financing, and managing new venture operations as well as franchising opportunities, family business issues, innovation, corporate entrepreneurship, and ethical decision-making.

Elective Core (Choose One)

  • MGT 3730 Entrepreneurial Business Consulting: Work as consultants with a real business! Conduct background research, analyze the client’s current situation and context, and make recommendations on how to address a defined business problem. Gain general business skills, such as report writing, presentation, client interaction skills, and team management skills. (Requisites:  ACCT 3770 or MGT 3700)
  • MGT 3735 Entrepreneurship in Practice: Students will work in the Bobcat Hatchery in an action-based learning environment to create and implement innovative entrepreneurial solutions to real problems, by working towards creation of either start-ups or social ventures.

Electives (Choose Two: Must be Junior standing)

  • AH 4920 - Serivce Learning in Art History
  • ART 3100 - Museum Fundamentals I
  • ART 3660 - Professional Practices in Interior Design
  • ART 3900 - Studio Art Topics
  • ART 4900 - Studio Art Topics
  • ART 4920 - Service Learning in the Visual Arts
  • ART 4990 - Art in Your Life
  • AVN 4800 - Business in Aviation
  • AVN 4890 - Transition to Aviation Industry
  • BUSL 3780 - Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship
  • CAS 4410 - Seminar in How Food Works in the Community
  • CAS 4911 - Internship in How Food Works in the Community
  • CE 4170 - Construction Planning and Scheduling
  • CE 4190 - Senior Design - Land Development
  • CE 4911 - Senior Design - Environmental/Water Resrouces
  • CE 4912 - Senior Design - Structures and Foundations
  • CHE 4300 - Chemical Engineering Process Design I
  • CHE 4310 - Chemical Engineering Process Design II
  • CHE 4941 - Intercollegiate Engineering Design Competition
  • COMS 3500 - Introduction to Organizational Communication
  • COMS 4050 - Meeting and Conference Planning
  • CS 4560 - Software Design and Development I
  • CS 4561 - Software Design and Development II
  • DANC 3405 - Dance Pedagogy 
  • DANC 4800 - Senior Capstone
  • DANC 4904 - Special Topics in Dance - Capstone
  • DANC 4910 - Dance Internship 
  • ECON 3050 - Managerial Economics
  • ECON 3410 - International Monetary Systems
  • ECON 4150 - Regional Analysis
  • ECON 3600 - Money and Banking
  • EE 4953 - Electrical and Computer Engineering Capstone Design I
  • ETM 3630 - Quality Management Systems
  • ETM 4620 - Operations and Production Capstone
  • FILM 3910 - Film Internship
  • FIN 4520 - Entrepreneurial Finance
  • ISE 4190 - Senior Capstone Design I
  • ISE 4191 - Senior Capstone Design II
  • ITS 2010 - Understanding Internet Technology
  • JOUR 1010 - The Future of Media
  • JOUR 3750 - Advertising Media Planning and Buying
  • JOUR 4180 - Digital Information and Innovation
  • JOUR 4300 - Magazine Editing and Production
  • JOUR 4810 - News Media Management
  • LPA 4590 - Measuring Outcomes in Public and Nonprofit Organizations
  • LPA 4680 - Nonprofit Fundraising
  • LPA 4710 - Social Enetrepreneurship
  • LPA 4810 - Public Private Partnerships
  • LPA 4890 - Nonprofit Management
  • MDIA 2011 - The Business of Media
  • MDIA 2100 - Entertainment Media Law and Finance
  • MDIA 3100 - Media Management
  • MDIA 3102 - Media Content Management
  • MDIA 3306 - Business of Selling Music: Record Labels, Distribution, and Marketing
  • MDIA 3307 - Music Publishing and Licensing for Media Production
  • ME 4701 - Mechanical Engineering Capstone Design I
  • ME 4702 - Mechanical Engineering Capstone Design II
  • MGT 3300 - Human Resource Management
  • MGT 3400 - Organizational Behavior 
  • MGT 3450 - Entrepreneurial Leadership
  • MGT 3600 - Introduction to International Business
  • MGT 3650 - International Market Assessment and Entry
  • MGT 3710 - Business Plan Design
  • MGT 3720 - Technology Commercialziation
  • MKT 4900 - Special Topics in Marketing
  • MUS 4830 - Music Therapy Principles and Techniques III
  • MUS 4910 - Internship in Music Therapy
  • MUS 4920 - Music Therapy Fourth-Year Practicum
  • MUS 4940 - Junior Rectial
  • MUS 4941 - Senior Rectial
  • MUS 4950 - Senior Thesis I
  • MUS 4951 - Senior Thesis II
  • REC 3050 - Planning and Operating Recreation Areas and Facilities
  • REC 3100 - Recreation Programming
  • REC 3550 - Principles of Ecotourism
  • RHT 3610 - Hotel Operations
  • RHT 4400 - Beverage Management
  • THAR 4390 - Creating the Realized Design/Main Stage Process
  • THAR 4399 - Design and Production Business
  • THAR 4910 - Professional Theater Internship

*non-BBA students. BBA students should look to earn a Major in Entrepreneurship

For a full list of electives go to the registrar's website.