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Entrepreneur Courses & Curriculum

Entrepreneur COurses

Are you creative, innovative and passionate? Do you have a business, nonprofit or social venture idea and want to make a difference or be your own boss?

Entrepreneur courses are open to any American University student.

  • Integrate a broad range of majors with the creative problem-solving skills of entrepreneurship.
  • Learn how to create business, nonprofit, and social ventures that address significant world problems  
  • Gain access to Kogod's growing ecosystem of entrepreneurs, resources and partnerships for startups

Undergraduate Minor

The Entrepreneurship minor for non-BSBA students includes 18 credit hours, including six elective credits.

Required courses:

  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship Business Plans
  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Marketing

Undergrad Specialization

The Entrepreneurship undergraduate specialization includes 12 credit hours, including six elective credits.

Required courses:

  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship Business Plans

Graduate Offerings

Kogod offers unique graduate courses in the field of Entrepreneurship. 

These include financing and legal strategies, peace through entrepreneurship, and nonprofit and social entrepreneurship.

Graduate Specialization

  • 11 credit hours 
  • 6 required credit hours

Graduate Certificate

  • 15 credit hours
  • 6 required credit hours