Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Entrepreneurship Minor

Non-Quinlan students who wish to expand their skills in entrepreneurship may pursue a minor in this field. The minor in entrepreneurship provides excellent foundational knowledge of strategic aspects of the entrepreneurial process. Starting with the identification of business opportunities, the development of unique business models, the formation of the entrepreneurial team, the securing of financial resources, and the importance and practical application of marketing, economics, accounting, finance, and management skills.

The entrepreneurship minor requires 21 credit hours.

Required courses:

  • ACCT 201. Introductory Accounting I
  • ECON 201. Principles of Economics I (Micro)
  • MARK 201. Principles of Marketing
  • MGMT 201. Managing People and Organizations
  • ENTR 310. Innovation and Entrepreneurship (prerequisites: junior standing, minimum grade of “C-“ or better in MGMT 201, ACCT 201, MARK 201, and ECON 201)
  • ENTR 345. Entrepreneurship Marketing (prerequisites: junior standing, minimum grade of “C-“ or better in ENTR 310)
  • ENTR 390. Entrepreneurship Strategies (prerequisites: junior standing, minimum grade of “C-“ or better in ENTR 310)

Quinlan students who wish to pursue a minor in Entrepreneurship must complete the following three required entrepreneurship courses: ENTR 310, ENTR 345, and ENTR 390.

Important Details

At the discretion of the Quinlan School of Business assistant dean, a maximum of one transfer course taken prior to matriculating at Loyola University Chicago may be allowed. A 2.0 average GPA is required for all attempted business courses.

Quinlan students are limited to double dipping once (that is, counting one course twice) between any major or minor combination, regardless of what program the major or minor is taken in. Non-Quinlan students are limited to double dipping twice (that is, counting two courses twice) between business school minors and/or their respective majors.

Students planning to study abroad are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor early in the planning stage. A student will be permitted to take up to two advanced courses while studying abroad that will be courses counted toward their BA Economics major. All courses must be approved by the Quinlan Undergraduate Dean.