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About the Entrepreneurship Minor

Why Pursue an Entrepreneurship Minor at Cedarville?

If risks don't bother you and you are passionate about bringing business ideas to life, then the entrepreneurship minor, offered by the Robert W. Plaster School of Business, is for you. You will discover how entrepreneurship — starting and operating a business — can help you use your passions and skills to meet your career goals. This program will teach you how to recognize opportunities in the marketplace, create successful business plans, identify and offer creative solutions, and build the skills needed to attract investors for a successful startup. Students enrolled in any major are eligible for the entrepreneurship minor and encouraged to experience and apply at least one course to their core discipline.

Students from any major are encouraged to complete the entrepreneurship minor.

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Program Highlights

You will explore topics such as:

  • The four types of entrepreneurship
  • Creative problem solving
  • Analyzing risk
  • Identifying trends
  • Business plan creation
  • Marketing the startup
  • Venture financing & investment

Program Curriculum

This minor requires 15 semester hours of coursework, including 3 credits participating in the Startup Accelerator and 3-12 credits of Business Consulting Practicum.


  • Creative Thinking
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing the Startup (Creating Content)
  • Marketing the Startup (Brand Advertising)
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Social Enterprising
  • Business Consulting Practicum
  • Special Topics in Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
  • Startup Accelerator
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Course Descriptions

You’ll take a wide range of courses that will prepare you to develop and sustain a healthy business.

Program Format and Related Programs

Cedarville offers both graduate and undergraduate programs, with flexible completion options. You may also want to consider these related programs as you consider the degree or program that is a best fit for you.

Related Programs

Program Level and Format

  • Undergraduate
  • Residential