2020-2021 Catalogue

Minor in Entrepreneurial Studies

The Minor in Entrepreneurial Studies complements a student’s major with coursework focused on creating a business or nonprofit organization or being an “intrapraneur” within a large organization.

Course Title Credits
Required Courses12
MG 335Entrepreneurial Thinking3
MG 336New Venture Planning and Financing3
Select one of the following:3
Managing Strategic Alliances
Launching Your Business
Effective Selling
Directed Study in Management (must be with Professor Tuffile)
Internship in Management Practice (must be with Professor Tuffile)
Select one of the following (all are classified as Arts and Sciences):3
Effective Speaking
Theories of Persuasion
Business Ethics: International Business Ethics

Policies Related to Minors

  • Some major/minor combinations are prohibited. See the major/minor exclusions list for more information.
  • Courses taken to fulfill a minor can be applied as business-related electives, arts and sciences electives, unrestricted electives, the humanities/social science elective or the mathematics/natural sciences elective.
  • The electives guide defines all classes as either arts and sciences or business. Students are strongly encouraged to maintain an awareness of where courses taken for a minor apply to their degree requirements.
  • Courses fulfilling General Education requirements (except the humanities/social science elective and the math/natural science elective) may not be applied to a minor.
  • Courses used to fulfill the modern language requirement for BA students cannot be applied to a minor.
  • Courses fulfilling Business Core requirements may not be applied to a minor (except for the Business Studies Minor).  
  • A course taken under the Pass/Fail/D policy may be applied to the minor.
  • Major courses (including courses applied to the Liberal Studies Major or Business Studies Major) may not be applied to a minor.
  • Students may apply only one course not taken at Bentley (from sources such as transfer, IB, AP, course away, non-Bentley study abroad program, etc.) to the minor.
  • Students may only complete a maximum of two minors.
  • Students must achieve a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 in the minor.