Minor in Entrepreneurship, LIU Global

The LIU Global Minor in Entrepreneurship equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary to imagine, plan and execute sustainable ventures through entrepreneurial design thinking that produce a social benefit. Through courses and integrated fieldwork around the world, students learn the ways in which entrepreneurs use business principles to channel market forces to address important social needs. Through projects or internships, students will explore how they can become positive change agents in their communities and professional lives.

In order to meet the requirement for the Entrepreneurship minor, students must complete 5 courses from the list below[1]. Courses listed below may only count toward one minor if cross-listed in another minor.

Course #

Course Title

Location, semester, type

GNYC 200

Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship

Costa Rica, spring, elective

GEUR 321 International Business: Communication and Culture
Europe, fall, elective

GNYC 316

Business Fundamentals for Social Entrepreneurs

online, spring, elective

GCHI 321 Women’s Leadership in Social Innovation China, fall, elective

GCHI 326

Measuring Social Impact and Performance for Innovators and Entrepreneurs

China, spring, elective

GAUS 335

Social Entrepreneurship & Innovation for Sustainable Development

Australia, spring, required

GNYC 403 International Internship (with approved Entrepreneurship focus) IRIS, fall, with approval
GNYC 433 Capstone Internship (with approved Entrepreneurship focus) Capstone, spring, with approval

GNYC 407

Special Topics in Entrepreneurship

online course with Dean’s permission, sophomore/junior/senior elective

ENT 200

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Brooklyn, spring, elective

Subject to modification and/or availability

ENT 302

Developing a New Business Model

Brooklyn, spring, elective

Subject to modification and/or availability

ENT 304

New Venture Capital

Brooklyn, spring, elective

Subject to modification and/or availability

[1] Other courses may fulfill elective requirements with the Dean’s approval.