Penn State Altoona offers a minor in entrepreneurship as well as an entrepreneurship option within the B.S. in Business program. Both programs are offered through Penn State Altoona's Division of Business and Engineering.
Entrepreneurship Courses offered at Penn State Altoona
ENTR 300 Principles of Entrepreneurship (3) Overview of the fundamental principles and processes of entrepreneurship including idea generation and opportunity analysis.
ENTR 320 Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation (3) Explores the process for starting and growing a new venture including the development of a business plan.
ENTR 400 Financing Entrepreneurial Ventures (3) Overview of alternative forms of financing including seed capital, valuing a company, going public, partnerships, and acquisitions.
ENTR 430 Entrepreneurship and New Product Development (3) Examines the process of designing, testing and launching new products, and developing a strategy for commercialization of the technology.
ENTR 440 Entrepreneurship and Franchising (3) Overview of the entire franchising process with a focus on licensing and distributorship, trademarks, and growing the enterprise.