The San Francisco Bay Area is the global epicenter of new venture creation, technology innovation, and venture capital.
USF is ranked 19th of America's Most Entrepreneurial Research Universities by Forbes (August 2015).
The USF Entrepreneurship and Innovation Major is designed to prepare students to become creative, thoughtful, and determined professionals who are able to apply their analytical skills in developing well-planned and socially responsible ventures and innovations which they can persuasively present to executive audiences.
E&I students will develop skills in physical and on-line design, entrepreneurial planning and communication, and gain entrepreneurial and innovative experience with E&I faculty guidance.
Entrepreneurship Curriculum (20 units)
As entrepreneurship majors, you have 4 required courses (16 units) and you choose 1 elective from a variety of business areas. All business majors have a senior capstone course - Entrepreneurship majors must chooseEntrepreneurship & Business Plan Development.
Required courses include Nuts and Bolts of Entrepreneuring, Creativity, Innovation, and Product Development,Internet Business Applications, and Entrepreneurial Finance.
The curriculum culminates in developing a comprehensive business plan and participating in our annual business plan competition.
The General Catalog has more information about Entrepreneurship and Innovation courses and curriculum.