Entrepreneurship Minor

A little innovation goes a long way

Learn how to take any career path on a whole new route.

For those that want to learn entrepreneurship, but have a deeper passion for something else. A minor in Entrepreneurship is a great option for adding the entrepreneurial basics to any degree. You will take experiential courses that frame the entrepreneurial mindset, and help lay the foundation for a potential entrepreneurial career. Employers love hiring entrepreneurial interns and graduates because they tend to think critically, creatively, and outside the box.


Management majors are not eligible for a minor in Entrepreneurship if pursuing the concentration in Entrepreneurship in catalog years 2013/2014 and prior.

General Requirements

  • Students must meet with a Lutgert College of Business advisor to declare a minor and review the course requirements.
  • A grade of C or higher is required in all courses for the minor.
  • A minimum of 12 credit hours of the minor must be completed at FGCU.
  • Students desiring certification of a minor and designation on their academic transcript must:
    • Note the minor on the Application for Graduation.
    • Contact a Lutgert College of Business advisor to certify completion of all course requirements for the declared minor as listed below.

Specific Information

Complete one of the following:

  • ENT 2000 Intro to Entrepreneurship (3)
  • ENT 2010 Principles of Entrepreneurship (3)
  • MAN 3025 Principles of Management (3)*

Complete the following:

  • ENT 3004 Entrepreneurship & Creativity (3)
  • ENT 3114 New Venture Laboratory (3)
  • ENT 3204 New Venture Growth (3)
  • Select one approved elective from the following:
    • ACG 3341 Cost Accounting (3)
    • ADV 3008 Principles of Advertising (3)
    • EGN 3641C Entrepreneurship Engineering (3)
    • ENT 3273 Launching Your Business (3)
    • ENT 3422 New Venture Capital Management (3)
    • ENT 3503 Social Entrepreneurship (3)
    • ENT 3618 Technology & Innovation (3)
    • HFT 3757 Principles of Event (3)
    • HFT 3802 Catering & Special Events (3)
    • HFT 4275 Resort Development & Mgt. (3)
    • HFT 4380 Golf Course Ownership (3)
    • MAN 3781 Sustainable Business (3)
    • MAN 4602 Global Business Strategy & Organization (3)
    • MAR 3400 Professional Selling (3)
    • MAR 3503 Consumer Behavior (3)
    • MAR 4613 Market Research (3)
    • REE 3043 Real Estate Fundamentals (3)

Other 3000/4999 level courses with an entrepreneurship focus may be considered to meet the elective requirement (see LCOB advisor).

*MAN 3025 - Required Business Common Core course for Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Finance, Management and Marketing majors.

Catalog Year: 2019-2020

Total Semester Hours Required: 15 Hours


Transfer Notes

Transfer credits will ordinarily be accepted from regionally accredited institutions and evaluated for appropriate credit toward requirements in the student's degree program.