Entrepreneurship Minor

Entrepreneurship Minor Fact Sheet

General Requirements

To be admitted to the Entrepreneurship minor, students must have an overall GPA of 2.5. Students must maintain an overall GPA of 2.5 and earn a grade of C or better in each course required for the minor. The Entrepreneurship Minor is 6 courses made up of the following 18 credits:

  • BLA 201- Business Law
  • MGT 471- Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • MGT 472- Entrepreneurship: Feasibility and Launch
  • MGT 473- Entrepreneurship: Startup and Growth
  • MGT 475- Entrepreneurship Internship
  • Elective (select one of the following):
    • BLA 308- Entrepreneurial Law
    • FIN 312- Entrepreneurial Finance
    • MGT 474- Social Entrepreneurship
    • MKT 385- Entrepreneurial Marketing
    • PHI 373- Business Ethics
    • PHI 376- Entrepreneurial Ethics

Entrepreneurship Minor Advisor: Dr. Monica Zimmerman

Entrepreneurship Minor Advising Guide

Cottrell Entrepreneurship Center

Students minoring in entrepreneurship have access to the many resources of the Cottrell Entrepreneurship Center. These resources include mentoring, workshops, networking events, coaching, etc.

Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization of West Chester University of Pennsylvania (CEO of WCU)

Entrepreneurship Minors are encouraged to be active members of CEO of WCU

Join CEO of WCU

CEO of WCU's Purpose:
To help advance entrepreneurship across WCU locations and help develop a student group interested in this cause.

The WCU Entrepreneurship Club is a chapter of CEO - The Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization

CEO's Vision:

To serve more than 400 colleges and universities helping students achieve their entrepreneurial dreams and goals. CEO provides student entrepreneurs with opportunities, events, chapter activities and conferences to help start businesses.

  • Directory access to a network of 16,500 global collegiate entrepreneurs representing 250+ universities/colleges
  • CEO hosts five regional conferences and one global event featuring 65 founders, a $20,000 pitch competition, chapter development and chapter awards programming
  • Access to live webinar's and membership meetings featuring successful entrepreneurs and tips/tricks to a successful chapter
  • The Collegiate Entrepreneur month-in-review delivered via e-mail
  • jobs.c-e-o.org is an interactive career center that features positions posted by corporations specifically seeking collegiate entrepreneurs for internships and careers, it also offers free resume review and career coaching.
  • LawCloud by iDisclose is an interactive legal solution for start-up entrepreneurs, included in your CEO membership! You can create documents necessary for running your day to day operations, create Non Disclosure agreements and access 30 other documents for free! You can even file your incorporation documents with LawCloud.
  • Klaviyo is a high powered e-commerce tool that allows you to create e-mail marketing audiences for your chapter members and promote your events utilizing fun and interactive themes. This service is provided to CEO membership free of charge. Both chapters and individuals may use this platform.
  • StartEngine is the largest equity crowdfunding site in the US. If you sign up and are accepted onto the platform, you’ll receive $1,000 of marketing credit for your campaign. Checkout a guide for Equity Crowdfunding here.
  • AWS Activate is the Amazon Web Services Activate Founders package, a new set of benefits for startups!
  • Million Stories is a new digital channel that uses the power of entertainment to capture attention, create change, and promote entrepreneurship.
  • Venture Valley Game is a free Esports-style game where you start-up your own business and grow it into a virtual empire.
  • CEO has compiled 3 entrepreneurial podcasts and weekly live streams believed to offer the most value to collegiate entrepreneurs.
  • Chapter speakers, pitch competitions, business start-up tours, teaching entrepreneurship, internships
  • HP LIFE 14 unit online entrepreneurship boot camp
  • Discounted registration fees to the Global CEO Conference
  • Notification of entrepreneurial challenges through the CEO social media channels
  • Submit News allows chapters to notify CEO's press outlets of notable happenings on their campus related to entrepreneurship.
  • YouTube video library to include past conference speaker videos, annual membership meetings and webinars.

Contact Information:
Zach Starr, CEO WCU Entrepreneurship Club
President, ZS971025@wcupa.edu

Thomas M. McDermott Entrepreneurial Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship is designed for a WCU student who has dreams of becoming an entrepreneur and can use their WCU education in any area of study to achieve their goals! A minimum $500 scholarship will be awarded annually by the Chair of the Department of Management and the Faculty Advisor of the Entrepreneurship Minor to a student enrolled in the Entrepreneurship Minor. Student must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.


  • Fund Amount: $3,000.00
  • Minimum Applicant Award: $500.00
  • Maximum Applicant Award: None
  • Maximum Recipients: 3