Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Minor

The ability to be creative, innovative, and entrepreneurial are vital skills in any number of fields. Our econo-mies, cultures, and quality of life all depend on the regular creation and use of original and helpful ideas, and recent research demonstrates that these important skills can be taught and learned. The interdisciplinary minor in Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship is appropriate for majors in fields where the creation, imple-mentation, and evaluation of original ideas is valued.

Foundations Courses

EPSY 2810; BADM or MGMT 3234.

Elective Courses

Three credits of coursework from EPSY 3830, 3850, 3870; BADM or BLAW 3678; BADM or BLAW 3681; BADM or MKTG 3753; BADM or MGMT 4895 (when offered as Managing Creativity and In-novation or Gaining Competitive Advantages); DMD 3200, 3230, 3560; DRAM 3141, 3145, 3601.

Applied Courses

Six credits of coursework from EPSY 4870; MGMT 4891 (for work done through the Innova-tion Quest Program or the Innovation Accelerator); BADM or MGMT 3235; ENGR 3195 (when offered as Pro-totyping).

The minor is open to all undergraduates and administered by the Neag School of Education. It represents a collaboration between the Neag School, the School of Fine Arts, the School of Business, and the School of Engineering. Students may obtain information about the purpose and requirements of the minor by contacting Prof. Ronald Beghetto. Students may contact the School of Business Office of Undergraduate Advising for questions concerning the business courses included in this minor. Students may contact the School of Engineering Office of Undergraduate Advising for questions concerning the Prototyping course.

 

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