Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation majors generally follow one of three career paths:
- Corporate innovation path (CI): Help launch new products, secure venture capital, market existing services to new industries or bring other innovative ideas to companies.
- Venture capital path (VC): Help start, grow or mature small companies.
- Independent venture creation path (IVC): Start your own business.
Some Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation majors follow traditional corporate career paths, serving as innovators within the corporate environment.
Academy to consider: Entrepreneurial Innovation Academy
- Major requirements: Select 15 credit hours total, including your “outside” courses. At least four courses must be selected from Major Path Requirements.
- Major electives: Select at least three elective courses.
- Outside courses: Select at least three outside courses.
- Minor requirements: A total of 6.0 credit hours are required. At least three courses must be selected from Major Path Requirements.
- Minor electives: Select a fourth course from Major Path Requirements or at least one course from elective or outside course column.
Certain electives and outside courses are more recommended for the different Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation career paths—work with your advisor to chart the best curriculum for your interests.