Innovation and Entrepreneurship Core Requirements

Students are required to complete the following courses:

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • EC370 Economics of Innovation
  • SB322 Designing and Leading Innovative Ventures
  • SB437 Commercializing Innovation
  • SB440 Innovation and Entrepreneurship Strategy
  • MK321 Consumer and Buyer Behavior
  • MK332 Marketing Research
  • MK436 Creativity, Innovation and New Product Development

Professional Experience

All students participate in a project-based professional experience such as a co-op, an internship, directed research or a community project clearly related to the student's professional goals.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Professional Electives

Students must complete three of the following courses:

  • AC305 Cost Accounting
  • AC407 Taxation of Business Entities
  • FN455 Venture Capital and Private Equity
  • IS301 Applied Data Analytics
  • LW466 Law of the Workplace
  • LW471 Law and Society II
  • MK306 Professional Sales
  • OM380 Project Management
  • OM476 Management of Technology
  • OS452 Advanced Human Resource Management 

School of Business Common First and Second Year

Students must complete the following courses, usually in their first and second year:

Common Curriculum

  • AC202 Financial Accounting 
  • AC203 Managerial Accounting
  • EC150 Principles of Microeconomics 
  • EC151 Principles of Macroeconomics 
  • EC311 Introduction to Econometrics 
  • IS211 Introduction to Enterprise Information Systems 
  • LW270 Law & Society I 
  • MA180 Introductory College Mathematics (4 credits)
  • MA181 Basic Calculus 
  • MK320 Principles of Marketing 
  • OM331 Operations & Supply Chain Management 
  • OS286 Organizational Behavior 
  • SB113 Entrepreneurship & Business Innovation I 
  • STAT282 Statistics 
  • Two science courses (one with laboratory) (7 credits)
  • Three elective courses (9 credits)

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Core Electives

Global Experience

A global experience is required for graduation for all Clarkson Business students. Employers want our graduates to understand different cultures and diversity and to have had first-hand exposure. Students will have a variety of opportunities, such as a semester exchange and/or faculty-led global business trips, to satisfy this requirement.

Knowledge Area/University Course Electives

Students will have approximately 15 credit hours available to use toward Knowledge Area and/or University Course electives.

Free Electives

Students will have approximately 3 credit hours available to use toward courses of their choice.