Kelley Undergraduate Program

Minors and Certificates

Cross-Campus Certificate in Entrepreneurship


  • Sophomore standing or higher at the IU Bloomington campus
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Provide a written application to the program relating the reason for pursuing the certificate
  • Recommendation from undergraduate program director from specific college or school
  • Interview with Executive Director of the Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Required Coursework

  • BUS-W 212: Exploring Entrepreneurship (3 credits) P: none
  • BUS-W 235: Idea Validation and Business Model Development (3 credits) P: Sophomore standing
  • BUS-W 300: New Venture Management (3 credits) P: Sophomore standing
  • Customized Electives (6 credit hours)

Co-curricular Activities:

100 points can be earned as "Experiential Credit" (yields 3 credits)

Examples include:

  • Attendance at approved (by host school) conference or seminar event (10 pts)
  • Collective attendance (8 events on campus initiative programs--Jacob's School of Music JumpStart) (100 pts)
  • Participation in solo performances or presentations (20 pts)
  • Participation in the IU IDEA Competition (25 pts)

More information about the certificate can be found on the Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation website.

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