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Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

Build a foundation for entrepreneurial success

Carnegie Mellon University offers challenging cross-disciplinary courses and degrees that prepare students for startup endeavors in art, business and information technology. The Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, part of the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship, is the gateway to entrepreneurship academia across campus. Take a peek into available academic programs and find what interests you.

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Donald H. Jones (1937-2012)
Donald H. Jones / Elder Statesman of High-tech Community in Pittsburgh [pdf], Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 12/21/2012Here is our tribute to Don Jones [pdf].

Undergraduate Courses

Entrepreneurship For Engineers
70-414 (TPR)

Introduction to Entrepreneurship
70-415 (TPR)

Topics in Entrepreneurship
70-417 (TPR)

Entrepreneurship for Scientists
70-420 (TPR)

Technology-Based Entrepreneurship
70-423 (TPR)

Entrepreneurship for Computer Scientists
15-390 (CS) | 70-421 (TPR)

New Venture Creation
70-416 (TPR)

Entrepreneurship for the Creative Industries
70-425 (TPR)

Independent Study in Entrepreneurship (Milton Cofield)
70-509 (TPR)

Business for Engineers
39-200 (CIT)

Quantitative Entrepreneurship: Analysis for New Technology Commercialization
24-680 (ME)

Entrepreneurship in Entertainment Technology
53-630 (ETP)

Entrepreneurship, Growth and Industrial Change (Lisbon, Portugal)
88-791 (SDS)

Accelerating Innovation and Entrepreneurship
67-324 (DC)

Commercialization & Innovation (IEE Minor)
70-438 (IEE)

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Minor

The new Innovation and Entrepreneurship minor is a cross-university initiative that brings together STEM disciplines with arts, humanities and business as part of the Integrative Design, Arts and Technology (IDeATe) network.

In this minor, undergraduate students work collaboratively in hands-on explorations of the complete 21st century innovation ecosystem.

Learn more about the Innovation & Entrepreneurship minor