The Emerson Experience in Entrepreneurship, known as E3, is a yearlong immersive program in the study of entrepreneurship teaching students how to build and launch a new business venture. Throughout their year in the program, students will test for market sustainability, craft business plans, present a business pitch, and engage with mentors.
Number of businesses designed through the program since 2011
Our program's success rate—25 percent higher than the majority of nationwide college programs
Number of credits required to complete the Entrepreneurial Studies minor
Students learn what it means to be an entrepreneur in a journey from the classroom into the world of entrepreneurship to understand the role of the entrepreneur in a for-profit venture, a non-profit organization, or as a social entrepreneur or an intrapreneur bringing innovation to a large corporate environment. Students in the Entrepreneurial Studies program develop critical thinking and problem solving skills, craft business plans, calculate startup costs, develop pitch presentations and engage partners and resources for their ventures.