Entrepreneurship (ENT)

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ENT 220 Creativity & Innovation3 Credit hours   

Introduction to creativity theory, including exposure to basic frameworks, concepts, and obstacles to creativity. Through practical application, the relationships between creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship are explored.

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ENT 280 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Special topics in entrepreneurship.

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ENT 281 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Special topics in entrepreneurship.

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ENT 282 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Special topics in entrepreneurship.

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ENT 283 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Special topics in entrepreneurship.

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ENT 284 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Special topics in entrepreneurship.

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ENT 320 Marketing for Entrepreneurs3 Credit hours   

Survey of inbound digital marketing strategies that are cost effective for small firms and start-ups. Strategies include search engine optimization and content marketing.

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ENT 340 Business Models for Start-Ups3 Credit hours   

Identification and evaluation of business opportunities; Systematic analysis and design of critical start-up business components.

Pre-req: ENT 220 with a minimum grade of D and ENT 360 with a minimum grade of D.

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ENT 350 The Startup Experience3 Credit hours   

An experiential learning course, students will complete a portion of this course as an apprentice at a new or small business followed by experience starting an online business. (PR: MGT 360)

Pre-req: MGT 360 with a minimum grade of D or ENT 360 with a minimum grade of D.

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ENT 360 Intro to Entrepreneurship3 Credit hours   

A study of the functions, techniques and problems of management of the small business enterprise as opposed to the large-scale corporate situation. The day section, in cooperation with the U.S. Small Business Administration, provides students with field experience as management consultants to an area small business.

Pre-req: MGT 320 with a minimum grade of D or MGT 320H with a minimum grade of D or MKT 340 with a minimum grade of D.

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ENT 370 Dilemmas & Debates in Entrp3 Credit hours   

Refereed by a faculty member, students will engage with entrepreneurs to discuss issues relevant to new ventures including partnerships, working with family, debt, ethical dilemmas, and customer issues.

Pre-req: MGT 360.

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ENT 380 Social Entrepreneurship3 Credit hours   

Introduces students to social entrepreneurship, social venture models, and funding options including philanthropy, government funding, and income generating, self-sustaining business models.

Pre-req: MGT 360 with a minimum grade of D or ENT 360 with a minimum grade of D.

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ENT 410 Corporate Intrapreneurship3 Credit hours   

Application of entrepreneurial mindset, behavior, and capability to the development of new opportunities within an existing organization.

Pre-req: ENT 220 with a minimum grade of D and ENT 360 with a minimum grade of D.

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ENT 467 Bison image  Strategic Entrepreneurship3 Credit hours   

Lean startup and strategic thinking from both causation and effectuation viewpoints utilizing interdisciplinary skills to develop an original business concept, model, and plan. Capstone course.

Pre-req: ENT 350 with a minimum grade of D.

Attributes: Capstone Course
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ENT 469 New Venture Launch3 Credit hours   

Working with advisor and mentors, students start their own ventures, develop prototypes (or service simulation), conduct market test, pivot on their original plans, and pitch ideas to local entrepreneur community.

Pre-req: ENG 467.

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ENT 471 Social Enterprise Practicum3 Credit hours   

Supervised field experience in a social enterprise for a minimum of 200 clock hours. Regular conferences with instructor and weekly progress reports.

Pre-req: ENG 471.

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ENT 472 New Venture Practicum3 Credit hours   

Supervised field experience in a new or existing venture for a minimum of 200 clock hours. Regular conferences with instructor and weekly progress reports.

Pre-req: ENT 467.

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ENT 480 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of an advanced topic not normally covered in other courses.

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ENT 481 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of an advanced topic not normally covered in other courses.

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ENT 482 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of an advanced topic not normally covered in other courses.

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ENT 483 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of an advanced topic not normally covered in other areas.

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ENT 484 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of an advanced topic not normally covered in other areas.

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