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Biomedicine and Entrepreneurship (BMEN) Degree Requirements

The Master of Science in Biomedicine and Entrepreneurship (BMEN) is an interdisciplinary online program offered by the College of Medicine. The science courses, which are offered online are taught by faculty from Drexel University College of Medicine. Drexel University's Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship teach the entrepreneurship courses.

  • Non-thesis program (36.0 semester credits needed to graduate)
  • No thesis requirement
  • Required and elective courses in each discipline
  • Flexible internship (experiential learning)
  • Customizable plan of study

Program Format

  • Online (select courses in both disciplines are offered face-to-face on-campus)
  • Accelerated: 1-year (full-time) or 2.5 years (part-time)

Science courses are offered by Drexel University College of Medicine and are taught in semester terms (fall and spring). Entrepreneurship courses are taught in quarter terms (fall, winter, spring, and summer). Three (3.0) credit quarter courses confer the equivalent of 2.0 semester credits. The program required the completion of 36.0 semester credits for graduation. Semesters and quarters overlap sufficiently to allow full-time students to meet the degree requirements for this program in two years. There are several ways to customize the internship or experiential learning component (2.0 - 6.0 semester credits) so that it satisfies both the degree requirements and, especially, the student’s own personal needs and career aspirations. The duration of the internship may vary. Shorter rotations may require that the student enrolls in elective courses to meet the semester credit requirements for the degree.

Sample Plans of Study

  • Full Time, Fall Start
  • Part Time, Fall Start
  • Full Time, Spring Start
  • Part Time, Spring Start

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Required Science Courses

MIIM 503S - Biomedical Ethics - 2.0 Credits

Explores the key responsible conduct of research topics that are the foundation of scientific integrity. Through reading assignments, learning modules, simulations, cases studies, role-play, and a team project, students learn about, discuss, and debate the ethical dilemmas and challenges research scientists encounter. NOTE: This online course does not fulfill requirements for participation in NIH-sponsored research. Students interested in conducting NIH-sponsored research should instead enroll in IDPT 500S Responsible Conduct of Research.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

(or) IDPT 500S - Responsible Conduct of Research - 2.0 Credits

This two credit course is offered twice a year, one evening a week. It is presented using lecture, discussion and problem-based curriculum approaches, with associated required readings in texts. Some topics additionally require web-based exercises and quizzes. Graduate students, postdoctoral researchers and faculty discuss current issues of scientific integrity that all scientists encounter in their research. Solutions to hypothetical and real research challenges and ethical dilemmas are discussed and debated by trainees and faculty. Course sessions and discussions are led by a team of faculty leaders, including department head, deans and provosts. Grades are based on quizzes, class participation, web-based exercises, a term paper and a PowerPoint presentation.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Can be repeated 1 times for 4 credits

MIIM 518S - Foundations of Applied Biomedicine* - 3.0 Credits

Introduces the fundamental aspects of normal eukaryotic cell structure, function, and the processes that control cell growth and communication. Emphasis is on cellular macromolecules (i.e., proteins, nucleic acids, polysaccharides and membranes) and how normal cellular processes and regulatory mechanisms can be dysregulated in disease states, such as cancer and infections. Will provide the scientific foundations that can be applied to biomedical innovation and discoveries.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MIIM 519S - Commercialization of Biomedical Technology** - 3.0 Credits

Introduces students to the different stages of the biomedical technology development and commercialization process from ideation or discovery through its delivery to the hands of consumer. Emphasis is given primarily to FDA-regulated biomedical products (i.e., drugs, devices, and diagnostics).

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MIIM 631S - Biomedical Innovation Development and Management - 5.0 Credits

An interdisciplinary capstone course. Students select a biomedical technology, and apply concepts and skills learned throughout the program to develop a full-length technology development and commercialization plan. Students are expected to conduct significant independent research throughout the course to complete this project.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

Prerequisites: MIIM 518S [Min Grade: B] and MIIM 519S [Min Grade: B]


Required Entrepreneurship Courses

ENTP 501 - Entrepreneurship Essentials - 3.0 Credits

This course is designed for any graduate student who would like to explore entrepreneurship as a career alternative. The course helps prepare the student by introducing a range of tools used by successful entrepreneurs in pursuit of opportunity, beginning with the individual as the cornerstone of enterprise, be it a proprietorship or growing a company. The course begins the path to entrepreneurship with the student gaining insight and facility regarding personal tools and skills that enhance the probability of success as an entrepreneur as well as explore how to frame an opportunity.

College/Department: Close School of Entrepreneurship-3145

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ENTP 540 - Methods of Entrepreneurship - 3.0 Credits

This course provides an overview of the entrepreneurial process, while examining entrepreneurship from a range of several scholarly contexts, including the social and behavioral sciences. The course introduces the student to the language of entrepreneurship and covers the initial stages of firm formation and initial development of entrepreneurial opportunities. Emphasis is given in this course to developing theoretical frameworks for enhancing entrepreneurial success.

College/Department: Close School of Entrepreneurship-3145

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

Prerequisites: ENTP 501 [Min Grade: C]


Electives***

Choose at least 1 program-specific science elective and 2 entrepreneurship electives.

Science, Program-Specific
(Choose at least 1, but more than 1 is recommended)

MIIM 517S - Applied Statistics for Biomedical Sciences - 2.0 Credits

An intensive introduction to statistical methods. Students learn to apply principles of statistical reasoning, underlying assumptions, and careful interpretation of results. In addition, students learn how to present statistical data within various contexts applicable to the field of biomedicine, such as laboratory research, scientific publications, bioethics, intellectual property, business decisions, entrepreneurship, and visual representation of data. Students will use statistical software to supplement learning and applications of statistics.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Can be repeated 2 times for 6 credits

(or) IDPT 501S - Biostatistics I - 2.0 Credits

Introduction to the theory of probability, frequency distribution, correlation's and regression analysis, probability, chi-square and analysis of variance, applications of statistics in the laboratory.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Can be repeated 9 times for 999 credits

MIIM 550S - Biomedicine Seminar - 3.0 Credits

A seminar series on diverse topics in biomedicine, public health, technology commercialization and entrepreneurship. Faculty and students meet in an informal way to discuss selected subjects, hear guest speakers or discuss scholarly articles and current news. The topics will vary by session, and range from current events in the biomedical industry, to various aspects of new product development, commercialization, entrepreneurship, and/or technical aspects of new discoveries.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Can be repeated 3 times for 12 credits

MIIM 605S - Experiential Learning - 2.0-6.0 Credits

Provides practical experience in various areas related to biomedicine (e.g., research, business, entrepreneurship, law, digital media, public health). Students participate in planning and selecting the type of experiential learning that best fits their career plans and professional needs.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MIIM 645S - Biomedical Career Explorations - 2.0 Credits

This is an open forum for students, faculty and guest speakers to discuss career paths in biomedicine. It will explore traditional biomedical careers such as academia, biotechnology and private industry, as well as less traditional career paths such as bioentrepreneurship, intellectual property law, biomedical communications and media, among others. Students will also have an opportunity to work on their resumes and other job-readiness skills.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Can be repeated 3 times for 8 credits

MIIM T680S - Special Topics in Microbiology & Immunology - 0.0-12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit


 
Science, Clinical Research

CR 501S - Emerging Trends in Medical Device History - 3.0 Credits

The goal of this course is to focus on the various trends that impact the research and development process inherent in the medical device industry. Case studies representing several therapeutic categories will be discussed from a business, medical scientific, ethical, regulatory and bio-medical engineering perspective.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

CR 513S - Business Processes and Contemporary Concerns in Pharmaceutical R & D - 3.0 Credits

Bringing a new compound or device through a successful product launch in the bio-pharma or device industry is hugely expensive. Failures occur when information and business processes are inadequately used or inappropriately applied. This course will provide an overview of the processes most critical to launch from both clinical and business perspectives. Students will understand the R and D process as if they were participating in development and launch of new compounds, devices (including diagnostics) and biosimilars.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CR 514S - World Wide Regulatory Submissions - 3.0 Credits

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CR 515S - Intro to Clinical Trials - 3.0 Credits

This course introduces regulatory responsibilities of clinical investigators, sponsors, monitors, IRBs, FDA -all those parties intimately involved in clinical research. Information and exercises are designed to reinforce the elements of Good Clinical Practices.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CR 525S - Scientific Writing and Medical Literature - 3.0 Credits

This course teaches the medical professional the ability to read for understanding, and evaluate validity of information a medical or scientific paper. In addition, the student learns how to recognize various types of medical literature and the basics of how to perform a review of the medical literature.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CR 535S - Current Federal Regulatory Issues in Biomedical Research - 3.0 Credits

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CR 545S - Pharmaceutical Law - 3.0 Credits

Presents principles and practices of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act governing the research and development of pharmaceuticals and biologics for both humans and animals including an analysis of legal and social constructs affecting industry and the academic clinical investigator with emphasis on FDA enforcement actions.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CR 555S - Compliance & Monitoring Issues - 3.0 Credits

This course focuses on measuring and improving clinical trial performance as a means of saving time and money, while ensuring quality health care, as well as offering to patients both safe and effective therapeutic products. Students are required to develop milestone efficiencies through the use of process-performance data.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CR 600S - Designing the Clinical Trial - 3.0 Credits

Designers and ethical, clinical, strategic issues surrounding clinical drug research are the focus of this course. Topics include design of trials for Phases one though four, an overview of the statistical component of a clinical trial, monitoring of the trial, and managing clinical data.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

Prerequisites: CR 515S [Min Grade: C]


 
Science, Basic Science & Research

MIIM 530S - Fundamentals of Molecular Medicine I - 3.0 Credits

The first of a three-part course series, which provides a foundation in essential topics in biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology and genetics. Focuses on macromolecules (i.e., proteins, nucleic acids, polysaccharides and membranes) and their microenvironment within the eukaryotic cell. It is recommended that students also enroll in MIIM 534S Molecular Medicine Journal Club I for practical application of concepts learned in the analysis and interpretation of original scientific research and data.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

(or) MIIM 515S - Concepts in Biomedicine I - 3.0 Credits

Introduces basic concepts of eukaryotic cell organization and function, with emphasis on macromolecules (i.e., proteins, nucleic acids, polysaccharides and membranes) and their microenvironment. Will provide a foundation to normal body functions at the cellular and molecular level.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MIIM 531S - Fundamentals of Molecular Medicine II - 2.0 Credits

The second of a three-part course series, which provides a foundation in essential topics in biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology and genetics. Focuses on processes that control eukaryotic cell growth and function, with emphasis on biochemical pathways and regulatory mechanisms, cell cycle, and cellular communication mechanisms. It is recommended that students also enroll in MIIM 533S Molecular Medicine Journal Club II for practical application of concepts learned in the analysis and interpretation of original scientific research and data.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

Prerequisites: MIIM 530S [Min Grade: B]

(or) MIIM 516S - Concepts in Biomedicine II - 2.0 Credits

Introduces basic aspects of fundamental eukaryotic cellular processes that control cell growth and function, with emphasis on biochemical pathways and regulatory mechanisms, cell cycle, intracellular trafficking networks, and cellular communication mechanisms. Will provide a foundation to normal cellular processes that are dysregulated in disease states such as cancer and infections.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MIIM 534S - Molecular Medicine Journal Club I - 1.0 Credit

Introduction to the journal club format of in depth discussion of published primary scientific literature. Develop skills to analyze, interpret and represent scientific data in various topics in biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics, with emphasis on mammalian cells. Discussion topics are aligned with topics discussed in MIIM 530S Fundamentals of Molecular Medicine I.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Can be repeated 1 times for 2 credits

MIIM 533S - Molecular Medicine Journal Club II - 1.0 Credit

In depth discussion of published primary scientific literature. Develop skills to analyze, interpret and represent scientific data in various topics in biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics, with emphasis on mammalian cells. Discussion topics are aligned with topics discussed in MIIM 531S Fundamentals of Molecular Medicine II.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Can be repeated 1 times for 2 credits

MIIM 521S - Biotechniques I: Molecular and Genomic Methods - 2.0 Credits

A review of the molecular, cellular and computational methods that underlie modern biotechnology, drug discovery and development. The focus is on experimental techniques used to manipulate nucleic acids and to research the interaction of proteins with nucleic acids. Strengths and limitations of the procedures are considered, and their suitability for either a basic or industrial research setting evaluated. Complements MIIM 522S Biotechniques II.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MIIM 522S - Biotechniques II: Immunological Methods - 2.0 Credits

A review of current immunologically-based experimental techniques and how they are applied to many different areas of research. Provides basic information central to the concepts and techniques pertinent to the study of immunology, the analysis of immune responses, and development of vaccines. Complements MIIM 521S Biotechniques I.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MIIM 540S - Viruses and Viral Infections - 2.0 Credits

Introduces fundamental concepts in molecular virology through presentation and discussion of viruses that cause disease in humans. Students learn about important aspects of virus infection, including virus structure, replication, molecular pathogenesis, antiviral immune responses, the development of antiviral drug therapies, and the use of viruses in gene therapy. Students also learn to read and critically evaluate virology-related papers published in the primary literature.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MIIM 541S - Bacteria and Bacterial Infections - 2.0 Credits

Introduces fundamental concepts in bacteria and the infections they cause, including microorganism structure and replication, pathogenesis and treatment.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MIIM 542S - Mycology and Fungal Infections - 2.0 Credits

Introduces basic aspects of the biology of fungi and fungal infections, such as fungal cell structure, function, replication, pathogenesis, and their impact on humans. Antifungal agents; mode of action and molecular mechanism of resistance are also discussed.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MIIM 543S - Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases - 2.0 Credits

Introduces basic aspects of the biology of parasites and parasitic infections, including microorganism structure, replication and pathogenesis, as well as public health and economic impact of parasitic infections. Antiparasitic drug and vaccine development are also discussed. Primary literature is also read and discussed.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MIIM 545S - Introduction to Infectious Diseases - 4.0 Credits

Introduces known human pathogens that cause infectious diseases of major public health importance. Bacterial, fungal, parasitic, and viral pathogens are comprehensively overviewed, with an emphasis on their transmission, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, prevention, and treatment. Learning materials and approaches are derived from the scientific literature and the medical school curriculum. Offers opportunities for primary literature discussions and evaluation of clinical case studies.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MIIM 546S - Introduction to Immunology - 2.0 Credits

This course will provide a comprehensive introduction to Medical Immunology. The basis for the course will be the recorded video of the medical immunology lectures delivered to the medical students, which will be accessed and viewed by the enrolled students during the weeks identified in the schedule. At the end of each week, a review and discussion period (3 hours) will be moderated by one or more faculty members familiar with the material covered by the lectures viewed during the week.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MIIM 606S - Microbiology and Immunology Seminar - 1.0 Credit

Faculty and students meet in an informal way to discuss selected subjects, hear guest lecturers or explore topics related to the biomedical sciences of interest to the group.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

MIIM 613S - Emerging Infectious Diseases - 2.0 Credits

In depth discussion of the emergence and spread of infectious agents, including species jumping, mutation and global transport. Learn about recently emerged pathogenic agents as well as possible future outbreaks or reemergence of viral, bacterial, parasitic and novel agents.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

MIIM 653S - Clinical Correlations in Infectious Disease - 3.0 Credits

This course will serve as an advanced learning experience to correlate the basic aspects of infection with the clinical aspects of diagnosis and treatment. The course will introduce concepts that relate to understanding how the clinical aspects of infectious diseases can be translated into basic research.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences & Professional Studies

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit


 
Entrepreneurship**

ENTP 535 - Social Entrepreneurship - 3.0 Credits

This course is designed to immerse graduate students in social entrepreneurship ventures through experiential learning. While introducing students to frameworks and methodologies that address societal problems through data-driven and market approaches, students will simultaneously work with a social entrepreneur in the development of their existing business or their business model.

College/Department: Close School of Entrepreneurship-3145

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ENTP 555 - Dynamics of the Family Firm - 3.0 Credits

Family firms make up more than two-thirds of the global economy. This course examines this unique business culture, characteristics, and interpersonal dynamics involved in family enterprise. Emphasis is placed on the opportunities and challenges most commonly found family-operated endeavors. Topics include succession, balancing both family and business roles, family dynamics, managing non-family employees, and advising family enterprises.

College/Department: Close School of Entrepreneurship-3145

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ENTP 565 - Franchising - 3.0 Credits

Nearly half of all global retail businesses are managed through franchising networks. Furthermore, franchising continues to grow rapidly worldwide and as a result, there is an increasing need among franchising firms for employees with franchising knowledge and experience. This course deals with the various aspects of starting, developing, and managing both franchise networks and franchises within those networks.

College/Department: Close School of Entrepreneurship-3145

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ENTP 611 - Learning from Failure - 3.0 Credits

This course will define failure, analyze the causes of it, and present students with a framework they can use to help them be better prepared for learning from failure in order to drive the entrepreneur's level of entrepreneurial preparedness for further enterprising activities. Through a series of in-depth reflections of personal and professional "failures" and challenges, graduate students will develop a portfolio of resilience mechanisms to better prepare them for an entrepreneurial life.

College/Department: Close School of Entrepreneurship-3145

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ENTP 621 - Innovation & Ideation - 3.0 Credits

This course provides students with tools, methods, and self-reflection techniques necessary to bring new ideas to reality while also providing them with ways to learn about how to test the viability of and response to their ideas in the market. Learning through iteration is a key component of this course as it is expected that the first version of any idea is not likely the last. Human-centered design methodologies will be front-and-center in this course from the perspective of how to innovate based not on the ideas of the innovator but based first on the needs of the customer. This course reviews the importance of innovation, not only in new products and services, but also in the underlying business models where unexpected sources of innovation can be found.

College/Department: Close School of Entrepreneurship-3145

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ENTP 641 - Innovation in Established Companies - 3.0 Credits

This course develops skills that are important for students who are interested in pursuing careers in an entrepreneurial setting and corporate venture activities. This course should be of interest to anyone who wants to develop their entrepreneurial thinking on various innovation approaches.

College/Department: Close School of Entrepreneurship-3145

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ENTP 651 - Leading New Ventures - 3.0 Credits

Starting and leading a new venture creates unique challenges for the entrepreneur as typically, this will be the first time they are in a leadership position. Some of these challenges stem from the context of the new venture itself – a company with scarce resources, little or no history and in many cases an unproven business model. Other challenges are more personal as they involve finding the appropriate leadership style and decision making models to employ in such a context. This course is designed to illustrate the leadership opportunities and challenges that face entrepreneurs and to provide them with the skills and competencies to effectively lead new ventures.

College/Department: Close School of Entrepreneurship-3145

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ENTP 631 - Building Internal & External Relationships - 3.0 Credits

This course focuses on how early relationships, roles, and reward decisions cause tensions within the founding team. It also covers founders' recurring tension between keeping control of their ventures and attracting the resources needed to build the venture, initially, using founder/CEO succession as a microcosm of that tension and then broadening to key decisions throughout the founding process. This course introduces the next key players in the venture: cofounders and non-founding hires.

College/Department: Close School of Entrepreneurship-3145

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ENTP 660 - Early Stage Venture Funding - 3.0 Credits

This course provides students with an understanding of the process, opportunities and challenges associated with early stage venture funding. It exposes you to the concepts, practices and tools related to the funding needs of early stage ventures with a focus on bootstrapping, friends/family financing and angel-stage investment. Of particular focus will be the understanding of how angel investors and angel investment groups operate and how they make investment decisions.

College/Department: Close School of Entrepreneurship-3145

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

Prerequisites: BUSN 505 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 506 [Min Grade: C]

ENTP 670 - Clean Venture Lab - 3.0 Credits

This course provides the groundwork to understanding new-venture development in clean-technology markets. A project-based course, students partner with a start-up clean-technology firm or research laboratory in the region and work together on a technology project. In class, students discuss challenges facing the entrepreneurial energy venture, examine technologies shaping the clean-tech industry, and hear from industry experts.

College/Department: Close School of Entrepreneurship-3145

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

Prerequisites: ENTP 501 [Min Grade: C] and ENTP 621 [Min Grade: C]

ENTP 690 - The Lean Launch - 3.0 Credits

In this course students will work on launching their own business. Students will spend the term de-risking their business assumptions through various tasks, such as surveying their customer base, meeting with partners and competitors, building prototypes, and validating a market need. Students will learn the iterative process of how a start-up actually works by using the Lean Start-Up model of new venture development. Finally, students will see how to rapidly iterate a product or service to build something customers will use and buy.

College/Department: Close School of Entrepreneurship-3145

Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

Prerequisites: ENTP 501 [Min Grade: C] and ENTP 640 [Min Grade: C]

ENTP T580 - Special Topics in Entrepreneurship - 1.0-12.0 Credits

This course covers various topics of particular relevance to the study of entrepreneurship.

College/Department: Close School of Entrepreneurship-3145

Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman or Pre-Junior or Sophomore


 
* Substitutions: MIIM 515S and MIIM 516S OR MIIM 530S OR MIIM 531S

** Science courses are offered on a semester basis; entrepreneurship courses are offered on a quarter basis. Semesters and quarters overlap. Credits shown for ENTP courses are quarter credits (3 quarter credits = 2 semester credits). This program requires a minimum of 36.0 semester credits to meet the degree requirements. This requirement can be met through a combination of science and entrepreneurship courses.

*** List of available electives varies by term.

Note for international students: Certain visa types do not permit individuals to enroll in online or hybrid programs. Foreign applicants should check with their visa sponsors for eligibility. Drexel University cannot sponsor F-1 or J1 visas for individuals interested in online, hybrid, or part-time programs.

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