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Entrepreneurship Minor

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 Minor 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.

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.

Mary Baltimore
Industrial Participation Program Manager at Lockheed Martin

I gained the capability of analyzing external factors such as geopolitical mechanisms, the economy, the industry, etc. in order to determine what factors create a situation and how to use these factors to mitigate the situation. These skills have been instrumental to my career advancement.

Search for market opportunities

In BUS/MKT 3575 New Venture Creation, understand how entrepreneurs shape and energize the free-enterprise system with innovation and job creation. Dive into the entrepreneurial mindset of business. Develop your financial understanding as well as the essentials of managing a business. Field-test your skills through the experiential process of developing a comprehensive business strategy and plan. Then, compete for funding through our partnership with Catapult Lakeland.

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Learn more about entrepreneurship at the Virtual Day on Campus

Hear from college leadership, faculty, and staff as you learn more about life and learning at Florida Southern College. Academic showcases spanning the breadth of the college's academic offerings will provide you with opportunities to learn more about the Entrepreneurship Minor program.

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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

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.

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Program Information


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


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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Barney Barnett School of Business Newsletter Volume 1, Issue 2, September 1st 2020.

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