|[February 07, 2013]
SDSU's College of Business Announces New Entrepreneurship Minor
SAN DIEGO --(Business Wire)--
of Business Administration at San Diego State University (SDSU)
announced today that the college would offer a minor in entrepreneurship
beginning in the fall of 2013. The entrepreneurship minor will be
available to all undergraduate students regardless of their major area
SDSU's College of Business Administration is among an elite set of
business schools across the U.S. to offer an interdisciplinary
entrepreneurship minor which include the University of Pennsylvania
(Wharton), University of Southern California (Marshall), University of
North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Kenan-Flagler), and the Rutgers Business
The entrepreneurship minor was championed by Dr. Alex DeNoble, director
of SDSU's Lavin Entrepreneurship Center and SDSU management professor
and entrepreneurship expert, Dr. Congcong Zheng.
"Through the resources of the College of Business and the Lavin
Entrepreneurship Center, we are focused on preparing the next generation
of entrepreneurs," said DeNoble. "This new entrepreneurship minor is a
significant milestone in our quest to build a world-class program for
entrepreneurs here at SDSU."
"In the current economic and social environment, small businesses are
the most important sources of job creation and it is critical that we
offer students from all majors the basic knowledge to successfully
pursue and launch their entrepreneurial endeavors," added Zheng.
"Additionally, it is good for business majors to work with students from
across the campus since they will benefit from an infusion of
perspectives from engineering, the arts and other disciplines."
For more information on the entrepreneurship minor, please contact
Business Advising Center.
About the College of Business Administration
With nearly 5,000 students, SDSU's College of Business Administration
is one of the largest business schools in the U.S. For over 50 years,
the College has produced some of the most successful and influential
business leaders in the world. For more information, visit www.sdsu.edu/business.
San Diego State University is the oldest and largest higher education
institution in the San Diego region. Since it was founded in 1897, the
university has grown to offer bachelor's degrees in 85 areas, master's
degrees in 76 areas and doctorates in 21 areas. SDSU's approximately
31,000 students participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by
direct contact with faculty and an increasing international emphasis
that prepares them for a global future. For more information, visit www.sdsu.edu.
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