The Entrepreneurship and Innovation program (ENT) recognizes that students will need to create their economic destiny, whether that involves forming a new venture, growing an existing venture, or taking on greater responsibilities within a larger organization. The Entrepreneurship program is immersive, hands-on and practice-based. Real-world experience is integral to the program at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, through internships or practicums, student ventures and contacts with successful entrepreneurs drawn from Silicon Valley.
Undergraduate Degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
The Bachelor of Arts program in Entrepreneurship and Innovation presents students with the knowledge and skills to plan, launch and grow a venture. It combines in-depth entrepreneurial coursework with hands-on learning and iteration, providing students with first-hand experiences and Silicon Valley networking opportunities. Students are encouraged to see themselves as entrepreneurs from their first term, working from their personal learning plan to develop their venture throughout their undergraduate program.
Undergraduate Degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Digital Media
The Bachelor of Arts program in Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Digital Media offers students the specialized skills to create, manage and produce creative works within the context of a new or existing venture. Three areas of concentration are available: Audio Artist Management, Game Entrepreneurship and Interactive Marketing. These concentrations combine coursework in entrepreneurship together with digital arts, audio and engineering coursework as appropriate.
Graduate Degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
The Master of Art in Entrepreneurship and Innovation is a one-year, comprehensive program for students to learn the entrepreneurial skills needed to sustain their creative pursuits in the face of the rapid change impacting creative industries. The program provides the core knowledge, skills and conceptual models to create or grow creative ventures within startups as well as larger organizations. It is intensive and experiential - students will learn from creative entrepreneurs and their companies in addition to coursework.