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ENTR 370 - Leadership in Free Enterprise (3).
Students will serve as the leadership for the Winthrop SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) program. The course will utilize both classroom and field activities by mobilizing teams of students who will use their educational experiences and skills to create service learning programs, based on free enterprise, that will benefit individuals, businesses, and the community as well as the students' personal growth. The projects will be established along 5 major educational topics: market economics, success & life skills, financial literacy, business ethics, and entrepreneurship. Additionally, there will be activities related to program sustainability such as membership recruitment, planning, the Business Advisory Board, fund raising and continued institutional support. Students from this course will serve as members of the presentation team that will participate in both the SIFE regional and national competitions. Notes: Offered periodically. Prerequisites: All ENTR courses have a prerequisite of junior status, an overall GPA of at least 2.0 and a C- or better in HMXP 102.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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ENTR 373 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship (3).
This course provides an overview of entrepreneurship. Students evaluate companies using the business model to explain how the components of the venture work together to create profit. They differentiate between ideas and opportunities and do a self-assessment to determine their own strengths and weaknesses. Entrepreneurs and business professionals will interact with student to provide an entrepreneurial perspective on life. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisite(s): All ENTR courses have a prerequisite of junior status, an overall GPA of at least 2.0 and a C- or better in HMXP 102.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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ENTR 374 - Strategic Entrepreneurial Growth (3).
In this course students analyze the changes necessary in strategic focus, culture, and management style as an entrepreneurial enterprise grows over time. The course covers family-owned businesses, succession planning, entrepreneurship, franchising, and negotiations of deal structures. It is beneficial for students interested in understanding business growth and also those considering employment in small firms. Notes: Offered in fall. Prerequisites: ENTR 373. All ENTR courses have a prerequisite of junior status, an overall GPA of at least 2.0 and a C- or better in HMXP 102.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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ENTR 374H - Strategic Entrepreneurial Growth (3)

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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ENTR 473 - Entrepreneurial Finance (3).
This course focuses on acquiring money to finance the startup and growth of a venture. It covers various financing methods and mechanisms available to entrepreneurs such as bootstrapping, angel investors, private placements, venture capital, debt financing, and others. Firm valuation and initial public offerings are also explored. Notes: Offered in spring. Prerequisites: ENTR 373 and ACCT 280. All ENTR courses have a prerequisite of junior status, an overall GPA of at least 2.0 and a C- or better in HMXP 102.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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ENTR 491 - Internship in Entrepreneurship (3).
The internship in entrepreneurship provides opportunities for students to integrate course work into practical work settings. This course applies the academic and conceptual to the practical; students will work a minimum of 150 hours during a semester or summer term. Notes: Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: Junior status. 2.5 GPA and C- or better in ENTR 373 and a C- or better in HMXP 102.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Internship

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ENTR 579 - Business Plan Development (3).
This is the capstone course in entrepreneurship. Students will write a comprehensive business plan for a viable venture. At the end of the semester, the business plan will be presented to a panel of judges that include entrepreneurs and business professionals. Notes: Offered in spring. Prerequisites: ENTR 373 and 374 or 473; or graduate status. All ENTR courses have a prerequisite of junior status, an overall GPA of at least 2.0 and a C- or better in HMXP 102.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture/Lab-Clinical

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