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ECON 120 - Economics of Entrepreneurship

5 Credits
An introduction to entrepreneurial problem solving, with applications to small business and social issues. Includes identifying opportunities, data collection, strategic planning and plan revision.


Quarters Typically Offered

Designed to Serve all degree seeking students
Active Date 2015-04-07

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 38
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
  • Social Science Area I

Course Outline
Defining Entrepreneurship
The Entrepreneurial Mindset
Identifying problems and recognizing opportunities
Interviewing and Qualitative data gathering
Testing Solutions
Revising Plans in the face of Data
Overcoming obstacles
Risk Assesment

Student Learning Outcomes
Each student will be able to identify, communicate and evaluate business and social entrepreneurship opportunities.

Students will be able to apply the entrepreneurial mindset to identify and find solutions to problems in their communities.

Students will be able to collect meaningful qualitative data and communicate results

Each member of the class will be able to revise plans based on data collection and evaluation

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