Minor in Design Entrepreneurship


The Minor in Design Entrepreneurship aligns existing Design and Entrepreneurship coursework in order to provide holistic training to students who wish to apply design thinking and methodologies into commercial applications. Students participating in the minor would take four courses in successful venture creation through the Center for Entrepreneurship, one course in Design thinking and methodologies, then a capstone Design course in which they'll apply all that they've learned in their other minor coursework.

Total Required Credit Hours, 300+ Level (jr/sr) Credit Hours

The Minor in Design Entrepreneurship requires 18 credit hours of coursework (6 courses), all of which are taken at the 300+ (jr/sr) level.

Residency Requirement:

At least 9 credit hours of coursework completed for the minor must be completed at KU.

GPA Requirement:

A minimum GPA of at least 2.0 is required across all courses completed for the minor.

Specific Course Requirements (each 3 credit hours):

ENTR 301 (Starting Your Own Business)

ENTR 302 (Financing Your Own Business)

ENTR 303 (Marketing Your Own Business)

ENTR 490 (Social ENTR) or ENTR 450 (Advanced ENTR)

ADS 325 (Design Thinking & Research Methodologies)

ADS 560 (Topics in Design)

Admission Requirements

In order to qualify for admission to the Minor in Design Entrepreneurship, a student must hold a KU Cumulative Graduation GPA of at least a 2.0. Students are not required to submit a portfolio.

Application Link & Deadline

In order to apply for admission students will need to submit the Minor in Design Entrepreneurship Webform. Applications are due by August 1 to be considered for fall-semester admission and by January 1 for spring-semester admission.

Notes

  • Admission to the minor is not a prerequisite for enrollment in required ENTR courses. Admission to the minor is prerequisite to enrollment in ADS 325 and ADS 560.
  • Admission to the Minor in Design Entrepreneurship does not guarantee enrollment in courses required for the minor. Space in required courses is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The Department of Design works carefully to build in capacity for our major and minor students to take their required courses, though we're unable to guarantee accommodation for all possible students in every semester.

The Minor in Design Entrepreneurship aligns existing Design and Entrepreneurship coursework in order to provide holistic training to students who wish to apply design thinking and methodologies into commercial applications. Students participating in the minor would take four courses in successful venture creation through the Center for Entrepreneurship, one course in Design thinking and methodologies, then a capstone Design course in which they'll apply all that they've learned in their other minor coursework.

Total Required Credit Hours, 300+ Level (jr/sr) Credit Hours

The Minor in Design Entrepreneurship requires 18 credit hours of coursework (6 courses), all of which are taken at the 300+ (jr/sr) level.

Residency Requirement:

At least 9 credit hours of coursework completed for the minor must be completed at KU.

GPA Requirement:

A minimum GPA of at least 2.0 is required across all courses completed for the minor.

Specific Course Requirements (each 3 credit hours):

ENTR 301 (Starting Your Own Business)

ENTR 302 (Financing Your Own Business)

ENTR 303 (Marketing Your Own Business)

ENTR 490 (Social ENTR) or ENTR 450 (Advanced ENTR)

ADS 325 (Design Thinking & Research Methodologies)

ADS 560 (Topics in Design)

Admission Requirements

In order to qualify for admission to the Minor in Design Entrepreneurship, a student must hold a KU Cumulative Graduation GPA of at least a 2.0. Students are not required to submit a portfolio.

Application Link & Deadline

In order to apply for admission students will need to submit the Minor in Design Entrepreneurship Webform. Applications are due by August 1 to be considered for fall-semester admission and by January 1 for spring-semester admission.

Notes

  • Admission to the minor is not a prerequisite for enrollment in required ENTR courses. Admission to the minor is prerequisite to enrollment in ADS 325 and ADS 560.
  • Admission to the Minor in Design Entrepreneurship does not guarantee enrollment in courses required for the minor. Space in required courses is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The Department of Design works carefully to build in capacity for our major and minor students to take their required courses, though we're unable to guarantee accommodation for all possible students in every semester.