Jun 26, 2022  
2020-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Business Innovation

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Contact Information

Phone: 401.865.2421
Location: Hunt-Cavanagh Hall 216

The Faculty

Eric Sung, Associate Professor of Photography; M.F.A.; Program Director & Track 4, Design Thinking  

Eve Veliz-Moran, Associate Professor of Sociology; Ph.D.; Track 1, Organizations and Entrepreneurs

Tuba I. Agartan, Associate Professor of Health Sciences; Ph.D.; Track 2, Global Engagement

Kathleen A. Cornely, Professor of Chemistry; Ph.D.; Track 3, Applied Science

The School of Arts and Sciences will offer a minor in Business and Innovation, effective with the class of 2020. Students will be required to take three foundational courses which will introduce them to core concepts and practices in business and innovation, along with the essential tools for writing a business plan, with interdisciplinary courses offered through the departments of Accounting, Computer Science, and Art/Art History; a three-course concentration track which enables to build depth in an area related to business and innovation in one of four tracks: Organizations and Entrepreneurs, Global Engagement, Applied Science, or Design Thinking; one business policy and analysis capstone course which requires them to complete a business plan in their area of focus; and demonstrate competency in Excel through certification.

The Business Innovation minor is only available to students in the Schools of Arts and Sciences and Professional Studies. Business School majors are NOT eligible for the minor.

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