Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Entrepreneurship Major
Being an entrepreneurship major is for you if:
·You want to own a business
·Want to be a self-employed free agent
·Take ownership of projects within an organization

As an entrepreneurship major, you will:
·Learn to recognize opportunities, assess risk, and marshal resources
·Gain experience and ownership through operating a student-run business or your own business
·Perform business ownership through local and international internships and small business consulting

While practicing and mastering business principles, you will experience and perform business ownership and operations through operating a student-run business or you own business.

Students in the Entrepreneurship Major will be required to complete 22 credit hours of business and entrepreneurship courses, in addition to the Tabor School of Business Core.

These courses include:
ET 260- Create and lead
Explore personal business creation as a career direction

MG 100-Freshman Business Plan Competition
Engage in recognizing opportunities, exploring business models, and writing and presenting a business plan in a competitive, team environment.

MK 320-Marketing Research
Understand why marketing is crucial in business and apply research techniques.

ET 340- Foundations of Entrepreneurship
Understand the impact of entrepreneurship and the process of venture creation.

ET 350- Entrepreneurial Finance
Understand and apply the financial tools you need to start, evaluate, and sell a venture.

ET 380- The Art of Entrepreneurship
Develop a business model and experience ownership through the launch of your own micro-venture.

ET 390- Drive
Create value, validate your business model, and lead your venture’s growth.

ET 400- Small Business Consulting
Experience problem solving with entrepreneurial firms.

ET 440- Entrepreneurship Senior Experience
Intersection of entrepreneurship, economic development, and community.

ET 470-471- Entrepreneurial Internship
Experience entrepreneurship in a real business.

ET 381, 382- Entrepreneurship Practicum
Provide business assistance

Entrepreneurship Curriculum
Entrepreneurship 8-Semester Plan Front Page
Entrepreneurship 8-Semester Plan Back Page

Student-run businesses include the following:
Ideas Inc. is a workshop series that helps you take your business idea to the next level. Students who participate in the workshops compete in an “elevator pitch” competition for cash prizes at the end of the program.   The HUB is Millikin University’s student business incubator. It provides common space, common resources, and a community for students starting a business. It houses office space for you to use to run and build a thriving business.  

The Business Creation Competition is Millikin University’s premiere business plan competition. Individual students or teams who are serious about launching their business compete for cash prizes and seed funding.

Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL