Minor in Entrepreneurship

The entrepreneurship minor is the new leadership model for today and the future. It is all about innovation, problem solving, and creating value. Learn by doing through practical courses taught in the entrepreneurship minor, students will actually create a new venture of some kind. This can be a new product, service, company, division of an existing business, or even a nonprofit organization.

Minor Requirements (12 Credits)


Starting Fall 2020 an overall GPA of 2.0 is required for enrollment in this business minor. A student from outside the Huntsman School who desires to pursue any business minor must recognize that there may be prerequisites to required minor courses and that a GPA of 2.5 must be obtained in minor courses in order for the minor to be awarded at graduation.

Course # Course Name Credits
It is highly recommended to complete the courses listed below in sequential order.
*MSLE 3510 New Venture Creation 3
*MSLE 3530 New Venture Marketing 3
*MSLE 3540 New Venture Finance 3
*MSLE 3580 New Venture Execution 3
*Select MSLE 3510, 3530, 3540, and 3580 courses were MGT 3510, 3530, 3540, and 3580 prior to Spring 2019. Students who completed courses under the MGT course prefix will receive credit for the courses.

Academic Advising


Dawnetta Mahnken

Dawnetta Mahnken

Entrepreneurship Advisor (Logan Campus)

dawnetta.mahnken@usu.edu
435.797.2272
EBB 309

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Statewide Campus Advising

Students pursuing a distance education major must contact the advisors at their specific location.

Statewide Campus Advisors

Available Locations


  • Logan Main Campus
  • Statewide Campuses: See Campus Availability at statewide.usu.edu
  • Snow College Campus: The Huntsman School of Business and Snow College have partnered to offer the Huntsman School Entrepreneurship Minor at the Snow College Campus. Learn more about this opportunity.