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    Nov 29, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Minor for Business and Industrial Engineering Majors

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This is an interdisciplinary entrepreneurship minor available to USF Business and Industrial Engineering majors (other majors should take the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Minor for Non-Business and Non-Industrial Engineering Majors). This minor focuses on successful opportunity recognition; encourages application of creativity and innovation; and, develops leadership skills for new venture creation and organizational growth. This minor teaches valuable, real-world skills that will complement the major – whether students would like to increase their entrepreneurial business skills, pursue their own business ideas, or learn ways to bring innovation and entrepreneurial leadership into existing positions and businesses.

Minor Requirements

For Business and Industrial Engineering majors only. The minor requires a total of 12 credit hours.

Total Minor Credit Hours: 12

Minor Core Credit Hours: 6

Minor Elective Credit Hours: 6

Choose 6 credit hours:

GPA Requirement

A GPA of 2.0 or better must be achieved in the course work at USF and in all minor courses completed at other institutions.

Grading Requirement

No minor course with a grade of “C” or less.

Advising Information

Tampa Campus Location:  BSN 2102
(813) 974-4290 or schedule an advising appointment online at

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm (Friday is reserved for walk-in’s only)
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For questions email
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St Petersburg Campus Location:  DAV 134
Mon-Thu: 8:00a.m. – 6:00p.m.
Fri: 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.
(727) 873-4511

Sarasota Manatee Campus Location:  SMC C107
(941) 359-4330

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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