Creativity and Innovation

This interdisciplinary minor provides students with a broad spectrum of skills that enable them to start, manage, and grow new and/or existing businesses. This minor emphasizes practical learning and encourages students to excel in the classroom while participating in field-related activities. Through exposure to scenarios designed to sharpen their ability to use fast-paced decision making, Creativity and Innovation minor students are challenged to operate with success in turbulent environments. Only students outside of the School of Business may pursue this interdisciplinary minor.

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    Take Advantage of Next Door Opportunities

    Our undergraduates intern with the White House, the World Bank and other powerful institutions or with alumni at influential brokerages, corporations and nonprofits.


  • Learn from the Best students sitting in classroom listening to a professor who is standing at the front of the room

    Learn from the Best

    What’s it like to have a former federal bank director or stock trader as your professor? Our students know firsthand.


  • Go Behind the Scenes—All Over the Worldstudents sitting in rooms with multiple computer screens in front of them

    Go Behind the Scenes—All Over the World

    Our students travel to the Olympics to study the economics behind the games, visit corporate boardrooms and pitch ideas to executives.


  • Where Academia Meets the Real Worldstudents in classroom with professor teaching at the front of the room

    Where Academia Meets the Real World

    We combine theory and practice. Many of our professors and guest lecturers are industry insiders with impressive real-world portfolios.