Entrepreneurship & Innovation

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 Students in the School of Business Administration can earn a Concentration in Entrepreneurship & Innovation in which they will learn concepts and skills for developing an entrepreneurial mindset.  From idea generation to opportunity-seeking behavior, the program takes students through the entrepreneurial process and prepares them for a variety of careers: creating a new enterprise, buying or expanding an existing enterprise, franchising, generating a family business, and engaging in corporate or social entrepreneurship.  There is a strong emphasis on experiential learning and networking with entrepreneurs from the community.

Required Courses (12 Credits)

BENT 490: Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship: 3 Credits

BENT 491: Creating New Ventures: 3 Credits (Prerequisite: BENT 490)


BENT 492 Technology Entrepreneurship: 3 Credits
            Or BENT 493: Social Entrepreneurship: 3 Credits

One of the following two courses:
BUSN 494: Small Business Consulting: 3 credits
           
Or BUSN 497: Internship: 3 Credits

BIE Requirement (3-6 credits):

  1. Students with a concentration in Entrepreneurship and Innovation will take a Broadening and an International course.
  2. Students with a concentration in Entrepreneurship and Innovation plus a concentration in another business discipline (or an Accounting major) will take a Broadening or an International course.
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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Undergraduate Programs

Molly B. Pepper, Associate Dean
509-313-3432
1-800-986-9585 ext. 3432
pepper@jepson.gonzaga.edu
Graduate Programs
Masters of Accountancy
Gary Weber, Director
509-313-3427
1-800-986-9585 ext. 3427
weber@jepson.gonzaga.edu
Graduate Programs
MBA Programs
Chris Stevens, Director
509-313-3414
1-800-986-9585 ext. 3414
stevensc@jepson.gonzaga.edu
General Questions
Kathy Morrison
509-313-5503
1-800-986-9585 ext. 5503
morrison@jepson.gonzaga.edu
Dorothy Greenamyer
509-313-5991
1-800-986-9585 ext. 5991
greenamyer@jepson.gonzaga.edu
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