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2015-2016 Catalog

FYS 135 Entrepreneurial Environment: Exploring Innovation, Risk and Value

This course explores the entrepreneurial environment of business: Are entrepreneurs born or made? What cultural and economic factors support the high rate of enterprise creation? How has American history been influenced by the creation and development of business ideas? Course materials include case histories as well as readings from historical, cultural, philosophical, and economic perspectives. Students will learn from entrepreneurs and organizations that support entrepreneurship through site visits.