Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management Minor

The Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management minor is open to all business and non-business students. This rigorous minor is designed to provide students with perspective and skills to pursue a successful entrepreneurial career through the Alderson Program in Entrepreneurship (coursework). Program objectives include:

  • To provide the knowledge, skills, and expertise necessary for successful entrepreneurial careers
  • To provide a general overview of the field of business and management
  • To provide entrepreneurial expertise and economic stimulus to the region and the state

Students seeking the Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management minor will take the following courses.

BMGT 205Prof Business Communication3
BMKT 325Principles of Marketing3
BGEN 361Principles of Business Law3
BMGT 448Entrepreneurship3
BMGT 463Entrepreneurial Experience3
Take one of the following accounting courses:3
Principles of Financial Acct
Principles of Managerial Accounting
Survey of Accounting
Production Inventory Cost Analysis
Take one of the following management courses:3
Management and Organization
Engineering Management & Ethics
Take one of the following finance courses:3
Business Finance
Engineering Economic Analysis
Ag Finance and Credit Analysis
Take two of the following electives: *6
Financial Statement Analysis
Financial Management for the Entrepreneur
Supply Chain Analytics
Sustainable Business Practices
Adv Entrepreneurship Sem
Small Business Management
Community Entrepreneurship & Nonprofit Management
Marketing Research
Integrated Online Marketing
Sales and Sales Management
Marketing for Entrepreneurs
Technology Entrepreneurship
Guerrilla Advertising
Small Business and Entrepreneurship in Food and Health
Total Credits30

JJCBE Management option students must take at least one course outside of BMGT.

Students must take at least 3 of the following courses in residence at MSU-Bozeman: BMGT 448, BMGT 463, and courses listed above as 'electives.'  Students may not earn both the Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management minor and the Entrepreneurship certificate.