BSc in Entrepreneurship & Technology Innovation

General

Program Description

CHANGE THE WORLD WITH YOUR INNOVATIVE IDEAS

The entrepreneurship & technology innovation (ENTI) major will empower you by providing you with the knowledge, skills and connections you need to launch a startup, foster innovation for an established company or develop sustainable solutions to important social problems.

Technology innovation changes the world by continuously creating new knowledge, disrupting established industries and reshaping career paths. The ENTI major prepares you to adapt and thrive amidst this rapid change.

You will learn to recognize opportunity, generate ideas, validate business models, influence others, bring innovative technologies to market and launch and grow new ventures.

The ENTI curriculum gives you first-hand experience with the processes of launching new products, businesses and social ventures into the marketplace. Co-curricular opportunities enrich the program by helping you to gain additional experience, make valuable connections and benefit from supportive resources.

AREAS OF STUDY

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Business
  • Technical competency

CAREER OPTIONS

  • Business owner
  • Start-up entrepreneur
  • Consultant
  • CEO
  • Manager
  • Executive

What’s special about this program?

Enrollment in the Lerner College ENTI major is limited to 30 students per year. This enables us to deliver a high-impact, small-school experience while providing the rich opportunities associated with a major research university. ENTI students move through the program as a cohort, completing required entrepreneurship courses as a group that is simultaneously immersed in the broader entrepreneurial community.

Seasoned entrepreneurs and business leaders actively engage in all program courses and co-curricular activities; major requirements include the completion of immersive, experiential learning capstone courses.

Get involved

Entrepreneurship Club Venture Development Center VentureOn Startup eXperience Blue Hen Investment Club Lerner College Trading Center Women in Business Minority Business Student Association Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity Lerner Student Advisory Board Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity

SAMPLE CURRICULUM

Freshman

BUAD110

Basics of Business CISC108
Intro to Computer Science I or MISY160 Business Computing: Tools & Concepts

ECON101
Microeconomics

ECON103
Macroeconomics

ENGL110
Critical Reading and Writing

ENTR350
Intro to Entrepreneurship

ENTR351
Entrepreneurial Marketing

MATH201
Statistics I

MATH221/241
Calculus I

UNIV101
First Year Experience

Hist. & Cult. Change/ Multicul. Breadth

Sophomore

ACCT207
Accounting I

ACCT208
Accounting II

BUAD301 Intro. to Marketing

CISC181
Intro. to Computer Sciences II or MISY225 Intro. to Programming Business Applications

FINC311
Principles of Finance

MATH202
Statistics II

Technical Competency

Entrepreneurship Elective

Communication Course

Creat. Arts & Humanities Breadth

Junior

ACCT352 Law & Social Issues in Business or CISC356 Intellectual Property in the Digital Age

BUAD306
Operations Management

BUAD309
Org Behavior

ENTR455
Startup Experience I

Entrepreneurship Elective

Technical Competency Courses

Communication Course

University Breadth Courses

Elective Courses

Senior

BUAD441
Strategic Management

ENTR456
Startup Experience II

Technical Competency Courses

Entrepreneurship Elective

Intl. Business Course

Elective Courses

Last updated April 2018

About the School

From its roots as a private academy in 1743, the institution today is a research-intensive, technologically advanced university with global impact. Come join us. Our Story Our alumni tell our sto ... Read More

From its roots as a private academy in 1743, the institution today is a research-intensive, technologically advanced university with global impact. Come join us. Our Story Our alumni tell our story of achievement -- from the first class that included three signers of the Declaration of Independence and a signer of the Constitution to a Nobel Prize-winning scientist, a Tony Award-winning choreographer and the current vice president of the United States. Our distinguished faculty includes internationally known authors, scientists and artists. State-of-the-art facilities support UD’s academic, research and service activities. Read less