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Minor in
Entrepreneurship

Develop a mindset for business success.

The entrepreneurship minor cultivates entrepreneurs and innovative future business leaders. Students gain in-demand skills required to excel in planning and launching new business ventures.

Top Reasons to choose Entrepreneurship at florida southern college

Spot Opportunities

Learn to Identify opportunities, create & assess solutions, then, plan & execute.

Decision Making

Be an effective, ethical decision-maker – strike a balance among stakeholders and create sustainable value

Leadership Skills

Boost your self-awareness and self-confidence. Gain leadership perspective and purpose.

Management Skills

Acquire management skills to navigate complexities across cultural boundaries.

During my Senior Seminar class, I looked at strategy from a macro and micro level. I gained the capability of analyzing external factors such as geopolitical mechanisms, the economy, the industry, etc. in order to determine what factors created the current situation and how to use these factors to either mitigate the situation or change the course of it. This class has been instrumental to my career advancement.

Mary Baltimore
Industrial Participation Program Manager at Lockheed Martin

Meet our Mocs

Katherine Stanford

Katherine Stanford

Thanks to FSC, I've worked with multiple local businesses which have allowed me to build up my skills, network, and portfolio.
Madison Campbell

Madison Campbell

There's always opportunity. From my first day, I took advantage of the many campus organizations and I am now the president of Enactus, a non-profit business organization. Outside of that, I am a private tutor and the VP of Alumni Relations in Delta Sigma Pi.
Joey Artega

Joey Artega

I love that students in the business school are so involved from their very first day. We’re able to build the professional skills needed to succeed.
Connor Bligh

Connor Bligh

I interned for the Marketing and PR department at Naples Zoo, creating many online ads, social media posts, and website design. I also conducted studies on guest experiences, trying to see if our advertising budget was being spent well.
Cameron Webb

Cameron Webb

We’re lucky to have companies that come and visit us in our classes. They come and tell us about their internship and career opportunities. Associates from an Orlando-based, non-profit accounting firm (Batts Morrison Wales & Lee) just visited FSC and it was really interesting.

Hannah Garcia

The Business Administration major within School of Business provides myself and my peers with hands-on learning in order to make us critically think about how our lessons would play out in the real world. Classes such as BUS 1115 are focused on putting the student’s entrepreneurial ideas into action in order to apply what we already know

Allison Johnson

I love the engaged learning aspects and love how the professors know who I am. In Psychology I was able to see a human brain and sheep brain my first semester here. In Business Administration, my professor loves to ask us what’s going on in the news and helps us understand the market and stocks a bit more.

Angel Godwin

I love having the opportunity to get super involved and take a hands-on approach in my education.

Self Starters are in Demand

  1. Whether you want to go out on your own or succeed within a firm – the entrepreneurial mindset is a key to success.
  2. Problem-solvers with a ‘can-do’ attitude are in big demand across the board in business and industry.
  3. Expand your career potential, build your skill set and enhance your attractiveness to employers or investors with an Entrepreneurship Minor.

A visit is the next step. Online or In‑Person.

Schedule a campus tour or take our video tour of one of the nation’s most beautiful campuses. Participate in our daily online Admission Info Session or a MocTalk webinar to learn more about Florida Southern.

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Featured Entrepreneurship Faculty

Mike Tracy, MBA
- Executive in Residence

As an Executive in Residence with an extensive business leadership background: I bring a “business world” slant to my courses. FSC’s engaged learning is a perfect fit for my own belief in bringing projects to life in the classroom. As a business realist who knows the power of strategy and vision; I work with students to develop their problem solving skills, business image and self-confidence.

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Catapult Lakeland Partnership

Catapult Lakeland is a vital community resource dedicated to launching Lakeland’s entrepreneurs with critical resources, programs & space for your startup. Catapults focus:

  1. Create - Foster ideas, develop concepts, and build your brand

  2. Cultivate - Continue learning, solve problems, and grow your team.

  3. Collaborate - Build community, form industry connections, and give back.

The Barnett Business School partners with Catapult on outstanding programs and resources. We have a number of FSC graduates currently building their entrepreneurial dreams at Catapult. Check out Catapult’s state-of-the-art facility and groundbreaking programs at Catapultlakeland.com

Clubs and More

We believe investing in students who take entrepreneurial action for others create a better world for us all.

The Barnett Business School hosts a vibrant chapter of globally renowned Enactus.

Students committed to a deeper understanding of social entrepreneurship and a passion to make a difference in the community develop sustainable projects under the tutelage of award winning advisor Dr. Silviana Falcon.

Learn More about florida southern's clubs and organizations

Program Details

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First-Years

All freshman applicants to Florida Southern Colleges full-time degree programs must submit the following information:

Transfers

Applying to Florida Southern as a transfer student is easy.

If transferring less than 24 credits, we also need your:

  • Official high school transcript
  • SAT and/or ACT scores

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