May 24, 2024  
Fall 2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fall 2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Entrepreneurship, Minor

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The entrepreneurship minor is designed for both business and non-business students and is available to all majors at the University.


(17 Credits)

Do you have an idea? Would you like to develop a new product or service? Does starting a company interest you? Are you interested in working for an organization that values innovative ideas? BGSU’s ESHP Minor offers a firm foundation in entrepreneurial thinking and doing. Your entrepreneurial educational journey will include introductory, core, venture creation, intrapreneurial and capstone courses all designed to teach that fundamentals of entrepreneurship.

Elective Classes

ESHP minor students need to take two, 7-week, 2 credit hour courses


* C or better in one entry level course
** C or better in all core courses
*** C or better in all ESHP courses

All students must complete at least 17 credit hours toward the minor that are not counted in the student’s major or specialization or another minor. Course substitutions for the minor must be approved by the College of Business.

For non-business students,  the total number of hours earned in the Schmidthorst College of Business courses must not exceed 25 percent or 30 hours of the 122 hours needed for graduation, counting the major and the minor. (Note: six hours of STAT and nine hours of ECON are exempt from this limitation.)

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