Entrepreneurs are creative thinkers and problem solvers who dive into new challenges and make their own way.

The Entrepreneurship Concentration in the Orfalea College of Business is designed to foster creativity, innovation, and ambition. You might go on to found your own startup, design or improve upon a new product, lead a family business, or pursue a corporate position. With an interdisciplinary curriculum and plenty of hands-on learning experiences, you’ll have options that leverage your personal strengths and build a skill set that sets you apart.


The Entrepreneurship Concentration curriculum is experiential. It consists of five required and two elective courses (28 units), which introduce the diverse aspects of the entrepreneurial skillset and mindset.

The Introduction to Entrepreneurship gateway course (BUS 310) leverages GE prerequisites, which makes the Entrepreneurship Concentration accessible in your freshman or sophomore years. You’ll find the full list of required and elective courses in the concentration here. Your entrepreneurship faculty advisor can discuss options with you.

How To Declare the Entrepreneurship Concentration

Declaring your concentration is a two-step process.