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Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The Entrepreneurship and Innovation major prepares graduates for starting new ventures, as well as positions in organizations that propose, analyze and implement entrepreneurial growth strategies. Students will learn many important topics related to business planning, managing family businesses, social entrepreneurship, managing creativity and innovation, managing risk and entrepreneurial finance.

Sample Course Schedules

Wondering what your typical day might be like? We used students’ real course schedules to create these examples.

Freshman Year

BCOR 199 Introduction to Business, CS 101 Intro to Computer Applications, MATH 126, 129 or 153 College Algebra, SOCA 101 Introduction to Sociology, ACCT 201 Principles of Accounting, ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics, ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric, MATH 150, 154, 155, 156 Intro to Calculus (or higher)

Senior Year

BCOR 380 Business Ethics, ENTR 425 Risk Assessments and Contracts, ENTR 430 Business Analysis and Planning, ENTR 436 Family Business, BCOR 460 Contemporary Business Strategy, ENTR 440 Entrepreneurship Practicum, ENTR 460 Entrepreneurial Strategy

English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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