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Entrepreneurship, Minor

Saint Louis University's minor in entrepreneurship through the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business is designed both for budding entrepreneurs and those who just want to be more entrepreneurial.

The program's courses help students master key skills and knowledge, including creativity, market focus and planning. Classes provide students the opportunity to interact with and learn from successful business owners. Students also have numerous occasions to learn about and practice being an entrepreneur through programs and activities in the Chaifetz Center for Entrepreneurship and the SLU Entrepreneurs' Club.

The Entrepreneurship Minor is also available for students studying abroad at SLU's campus in Madrid, Spain.

Required Courses
ACCT 2200Financial Accounting §3
MGT 2000Legal Environment of Business I3
MGT 3000Management Theory and Practice §3
MGT 3200Managing Ideas in Entrepreneurial Firms *3
or MGT 3201 Social Entrepreneurship
MGT 3210Managing Resources in Entrepreneurial Firms3
MGT 4200Business Plan Development3
Total Credits18

Additional prerequisite:  Sophomore standing or BIZ 1000 Business Foundations (1 cr)/ BIZ 1001 Business Foundations for Non-Business Major Change Students (1 cr)   .


Students cannot take both MGT-3200 and MGT-3201


Outside of the Business Common Body of Knowledge (CBK), a maximum of one business course (3 credit hours) may be used to fulfill requirements in two business majors/minors.

Continuation Standards

Students must maintain a minimum 2.00 grade point average (GPA) in all courses used to fulfill minor requirements. If the minor GPA falls below a 2.00, students will have one semester to increase their minor GPA to a 2.00, or they will not be allowed to enroll in 3000- and 4000-level minor courses.