Minor in Engineering Entrepreneurship

Penn Engineering offers a Minor in Engineering Entrepreneurship (EENT), complementing the core engineering disciplines. This Minor is designed for students majoring in engineering and applied science. However, it is open to all University undergraduates subject to available class space.  Non-engineering students should check with their home schools to determine their eligibility to take the EENT Minor. All courses for the EENT Minor must be taken for a grade (no Pass/Fail).

Six courses are required for a Minor in Engineering Entrepreneurship, comprised of the following:

REQUIRED (2 CU):

ELECTIVES (4 CU):

  • BE 470 Medical Devices
  • BE 502 From Laboratory to Marketplace
  • BE 514/IPD 504 Rehabilitation Engineering and Design
  • BE 515 Bioengineering Case Studies
  • EAS 203 Engineering Ethics or LGST 210 Business Ethics or EAS/BE 303 Ethics and Social Responsibility for Engineers or HSOC 101 Biomedical Ethics
  • EAS 512 Engineering Negotiations
  • EAS 595 Foundations of Leadership
  • ESE 400 Engineering Economics
  • FNCE 250 Venture Capital and the Finance of Innovation
  • IPD 509 Needfinding
  • LAW 507 Introduction to Intellectual Property Law and Policy or LAW 677 Patent Law
  • LAW 528 Intro to General Business Law
  • LAW 764 Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship or LGST 213 Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship
  • MEAM 415/OPIM 415/IPD515 Product Design
  • MEAM 514, IPD 514 Design for Manufacturability
  • MGMT 264 Venture Capital and Entrepreneurial Management

To apply: Please complete the APPLICATION FORM and submit the form as per the enclosed instructions.

Inquiries: Engineering Entrepreneurship Program entrep@seas.upenn.edu or the program's Administrative Coordinator, Nora Powell npowell@seas.upenn.edu

PLEASE NOTE: If a student in the EENT minor program has taken the following courses before the Fall 2015 semester they will count towards their EENT minor. If these courses are taken after Spring 2015 we will not recognize them as EENT minor courses. 

LGST 206, MGMT 291, OPIM 291, EDUC 509 and EAS 590.