2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 22, 2021  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Technological Entrepreneurship Minor

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College of Business Administration
Department of Management,
Business Administration I, Room: 309
Open to Business and Non-Business Students

Dr. Cameron Ford, cford@ucf.edu
Phone: 407-823-5569

The Technological Entrepreneurship Minor offers students an opportunity to learn how to develop and commercialize innovations. The courses describe several commercialization pathways including corporate ventures and licensing, but will emphasize the development of startup business ventures. Students will learn how to create economic and social value and incorporate business considerations into their problem solving and design efforts. Participants will also learn contemporary approaches to designing and implementing technology startup business models capable of taking an innovation to market

Minor Admission Requirements

  • None

Minor Requirements

  • None

Prerequisite Courses

  • None

Required Courses (12 Credit Hours)

1 Students may substitute ENT 5016 New Venture Design for ENT 4013 - New Venture Design , and/or ENT 5206 New Venture Implementation for ENT 4014 - New Venture Implementation  with the consent of the graduate course instructor contact the program for more information.

Restricted Electives (6 Credit Hours)

Students must select six credits from the courses listed below. Alternatively, this requirement can be fulfilled by design or innovation courses approved by the program coordinator in consultation with faculty offering the courses (e.g., senior design sequences, etc. See illustrative examples of approved course sequences below).

1 Independent study requires students to develop a portfolio of new venture deliverables that demonstrate specific entrepreneurship competencies. Competencies addressed, milestones completed, and deliverables required will be determined in consultation with supervising faculty. Details regarding independent study opportunities are available at www.cel.ucf.edu.
2 Internships must be in collaboration with a local startup, small business, or entrepreneurship support organization. Internship packets are available in the Management Department (BA1-309).

Design or innovation course sequence examples

Foreign Language Requirements

  • None

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 18

Other Requirements

  • A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required in all courses used to satisfy the minor.
  • Grades below “C” (2.0) or “S” grades from other institutions are not accepted.
  • Courses taken at Florida College System institutions do not substitute for upper division courses.
  • Courses transferred must be formally evaluated for equivalency credit. The student must provide a course syllabus and any other supporting information with his/her petition for this evaluation.
  • At least 12 hours used in the minor must be earned at UCF.
  • No credit by exam (TSD, Military credit) may be used.
  • A maximum of 6 hours of the above listed required or elective courses can count toward another major or minor degree program.

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