The Minor in Design Entrepreneurship aligns existing Design and Entrepreneurship coursework in order to provide holistic training to students who wish to apply design thinking and methodologies into commercial applications. Students participating in the minor would take four courses in successful venture creation through the Center for Entrepreneurship, one course in Design thinking and methodologies, then a capstone Design course in which they'll apply all that they've learned in their other minor coursework.
In order for a student to qualify for admission to the Minor in Design Entrepreneurship, that interested student must hold a KU Cumulative Graduation GPA (just KU grades) or at least 2.0. A portfolio is not prerequisite to admission to the Minor in Design Entrepreneurship.
Application Link & Deadline:
In order to be considered for admission to the Minor in Design Entrepreneurship, students will need to submit this application webform. Qualifying applications received by August 1 will grant admission for the immediately-following fall semester. Qualifying applications received by January 1 will grant admission for the immediately-following spring semester. Applications received from students who don't meet the GPA requirement listed above will be denied.
Total Required Credit Hours, 300+ Level (jr/sr) Credit Hours:
The Minor in Design Entrepreneurship requires 18 credit hours of coursework (6 courses), all of which are taken at the 300+ (jr/sr) level.
At least 9 credit hours of coursework completed for the minor must be completed at KU.
A minimum GPA of at least 2.0 is required across all courses completed for the minor.
Specific Course Requirements:
Admission to the minor is not prerequisite for enrollment in ENTR courses. Admission is prerequisite for enrollment in ADS courses.
|Code ||Title ||Hours |
|ENTR 301||Starting Your Own Business||3|
|ENTR 302||Financing Your Own Business||3|
|ENTR 303||Marketing Your Own Business||3|
|ENTR 490||Solving Wicked Problems||3|
|or ENTR 450|| Entrepreneurship Capstone|
|ADS 325||Design Thinking & Research Methodologies||3|
|ADS 560||Topics in Design: _____ Prior completion of ENTR 301, 302, 303, 490/450, and ADS 325 are prerequisite to enrollment in this course.||3|