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  Sep 20, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Entrepreneurial Studies Minor


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Program Coordinator/Contact
Eluned Jones, Department Head
Department of Economics
DePuy Military Hall
605-688-4141
E-mail: eluned.jones@sdstate.edu
www.sdstate.edu/economics
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Program Information
Students selecting any academic major will have the opportunity to increase their knowledge of the skills needed to start, own, and/or operate a business, become a community leader, transfer technology to a merchandisable product, and assist others in entrepreneurial efforts. This minor is designed to give all students the opportunity to earn a better living and to contribute to society via their chosen field (major) by becoming an entrepreneur.

Student Learning Outcomes
Students earning a minor in Entrepreneurial Studies will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the fundamental knowledge, skills, and experience to think entrepreneurially;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of innovative and creative thought processes;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of economics and management that underlie the innovation process and entrepreneurial business model;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of business research and analysis, and to incorporate this in oral and written communication; and
  • Demonstrate the capacity to evaluate ethical matters within the context of the discipline.

Academic Requirements
A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for the courses in the minor.

Course Delivery Format
The program offers courses on campus, with limited online coursework, usually during the summer.

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