Learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship by identifying market needs, conceptualizing approaches to fulfill those needs, researching potential avenues, assessing enduring business models, structuring the venture, raising funding for launch and sustained growth.
Students are required to complete the degree requirements specified for a business administration major in order to be awarded the Entrepreneurship Certificate. In addition, students must complete all certificate requirements specified below:
|Fin 310U||Entrepreneurial Finance and Accounting||
|Mktg 338U||Professional Selling||
| ||Emphasis Area Course||
|Total Credit Hours:||16
Emphasis Area (choose 1 additional course from below; all prerequisites must be met).
Internship options include, but are not limited to:
- Internship with the Portland State Business Accelerator
- Internship with a BA 495 Capstone Client (4 credit hours)
- Mgmt 410- Developing Creativity and Innovation in Business (4 credit hours)
Alternatively, students can select the one additional course from other certificate programs:
- Athletic & Outdoor Industry, Social Innovation, or Food Industry Leadership
Therefore, there will be a total of four courses completed for the certificate: three core and then one chosen by the student to tailor the experience to his/her interest.