Carnegie Mellon University

"I Double E" Course Requirements

In order to complete the minor, students must take six courses. 

 Two of the courses must come from the following list of core courses:

 Course Title
 Catalog #
Technology and Economic Growth 88-391/90-756
Technology Entrepreneurship: Principles for Practice and Policy 88-390
Strategy and Management of Technological Innovation 19-682/90-880
Rise of Industrial R&D 79-440/88-345
Industries and Technological Innovation 19-163 
Science, Technology and Innovation Policy 19-605/88-714
The Global Economy: A User's Guide 88-410/90-749
Rise of the Asian Economies  88-411/90-752 
 Entrepreneurship, Technological Change, and Regulation in Theory and Practice  88-371

The other four required courses can come from the above list of core courses or the following courses that were developed in whole or part for the minor:


 Course Title  Catalog#

The Social Web: Content, Communities, and Context


Technology Innovation, Adoption and Diffusion


Technology and Global Development


Art as Business/Business as Art


Service Innovation


Decision Tools for Engineering Design and Entrepreneurship


Social Innovation, Social Enterprise, Social Change

90-811—this is a mini;  counts as half course

Microfinance and Development

90-858—this is a mini; counts as half course

Social Enterprise Incubator

845—this is a mini; counts as half course

African Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurs in Africa: Past, Present, and Future


Students can nominate up to two courses outside of the above two lists to qualify toward the six courses required for the minor.  These courses must be directly relevant to the minor.  A student must submit and have approved a petition for a course outside the above lists to qualify for the minor. The following list is illustrative of the kinds of courses that might qualify for the minor:

Policy Analysis I  88-220
Policy Analysis II 88-221
Policy Analysis III 88-222
Economic Theory 73-251
Industrial Organization 73-625
Organizations 88-260
Managerial Decision Making 88-385
Behavioral Economics 88-360
Complex Technological Systems     79-358/88-347