Why Choose Entrepreneurship?

The Entrepreneurship major at LMU provides students with the fundamental theories, critical thinking skills, and real-world awareness necessary to develop their entrepreneurial capacities. The focus of the major is to equip students with an entrepreneurial mindset, state-of-the-art skill set, and practical experiences to support their launch into careers as startup entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs and corporate entrepreneurs.

Our co-curricular programs provide opportunities to connect with successful entrepreneurs, visit leading companies, participate in business plan competitions, and develop hands-on experience in building a business.

You might be an Entrepreneurship major if you:

  • Have a “fire in the belly”
  • Have a passion for new ideas
  • Believe in your own endless capability
  • Enjoy being your own boss
  • Look forward to hard work
  • Dream about changing the world
  • Don’t mind taking on responsibility

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Entrepreneurship major, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the entrepreneurial process (e.g., recognizing and evaluating opportunities and conducting feasibility analysis, etc.)
  • Analyze technological trends and opportunities
  • Build financial models and evaluate the financing strategies for a growing venture
  • Plan marketing strategies and tactics for a new venture
  • Explain the social, environmental, and economic responsibility of an entrepreneurial venture