Entrepreneurship (ENTR)

Subject-area course lists indicate courses currently active for offering at the University of Louisville. Not all courses are scheduled in any given academic term. For class offerings in a specific semester, refer to the Schedule of Classes.

500-level courses generally are included in both the undergraduate- and graduate-level course listings; however, specific course/section offerings may vary between semesters. Students are responsible for ensuring that they enroll in courses that are applicable to their particular academic programs.

Course Fees

Some courses may carry fees beyond the standard tuition costs to cover additional support or materials. Program-, subject- and course-specific fee information can be found on the Office of the Bursar website.


ENTR 600. Introduction to Entrepreneurship3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Enrolled Graduate status.

Description: This course will introduce the students to the world of entrepreneurship via a hands-on, business building experience. Students will be divided into teams and each team will be required to think through the process of developing and launching its own start-up business. Using the lean launch methodology, the end result will be a written business plan & presentation, which will include a business model canvas presentation, a detailed financial model, and a viable business concept. The skills learned through this experience will benefit an entrepreneur who wants to launch and kind of business in the future, including a non-profit, a for-profit, a franchise, or a social venture as well as an intrapreneur working within a corporate setting.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ENTR 701. Foundations in Entrepreneurship Research3-12 Units

Prerequisite(s): Doctoral student in Entrepreneurship.

Description: This course covers the development of scholarship in entrepreneurship, preparatory to a doctoral student beginning his or her research.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ENTR 702. Seminar in Research Design I3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Doctoral student in Entrepreneurship.

Description: This course covers research design and conjoint analysis.

Note: Previously taught as ENTR 761.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ENTR 703. Venture Capital Seminar3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Doctoral student in Entrepreneurship.

Description: This course covers scholarship in venture capital.

Note: Previously offered as ENTR 768.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ENTR 721. Entrepreneurial Discovery Seminar1.5 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Even Years

Prerequisite(s): Doctoral student in Entrepreneurship.

Description: This course covers scholarship on entrepreneurial discovery.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ENTR 722. Philosophy of Science1.5 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Even Years

Prerequisite(s): Doctoral student in Entrepreneurship.

Description: This course covers philosophy of science as it relates to research in entrepreneurship.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ENTR 723. Seminar in Organizational Behavior/Human Resources in Entrepreneurship3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Even Years

Prerequisite(s): Doctoral student in Entrepreneurship.

Description: This course covers organizational behavior and human resources in entrepreneurial firms.

Note: Previously taught as ENTR 740.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ENTR 724. Seminar in Entrepreneurship from a Strategic Perspecitve3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Even Years

Prerequisite(s): Doctoral student in Entrepreneurship.

Description: This course covers organizational behavior and human resources in entrepreneurial firms.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ENTR 725. Linear Statistics3 Units

Prerequisite(s): PhD standing in Entrepreneurship; undergraduate matrix algebra & mathematical statistics (may be taken concurrently).

Description: Covers advanced linear statistical models; the distribution of quadratic forms, estimation and hypothesis testing in the general linear model, including special linear models and their applications.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ENTR 726. Advanced Multivariate Techniques3 Units

Prerequisite(s): PhD standing in Entrepreneurship.

Description: Comprehensive treatment of multivariate statistics, including cluster analysis, MANOVA, factor analysis, discriminant analysis, and covariance structure modeling.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ENTR 731. Independent Study I3-9 Units

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Prerequisite(s): Doctoral student in Entrepreneurship.

Description: Independent study to prepare for preliminary examinations.

Note: Previously taught as ENTR 789.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ENTR 732. Independent Study II3-9 Units

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Summer, Fall Odd Years

Prerequisite(s): Doctoral student in Entrepreneurship.

Description: Students may select a specialized topic to study under faculty supervision.

Note: Previously taught as ENTR 790.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ENTR 734. Independent Study to Prepare Second-Year Paper3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Summer, Fall Odd Years

Prerequisite(s): Doctoral student in Entrepreneurship.

Description: Students use this independent study to prepare their second-year papers.

Note: Previously taught as ENTER 799.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ENTR 735. Quantitative Approach to Entrepreneurship Research3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring, Summer Even Years

Prerequisite(s): Doctoral student in Entrepreneurship.

Description: Reviews techniques and constraints to perform quantitative research in entrepreneurship.

Note: Previously taught as ENTR 750.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ENTR 741. Seminar in Research Design II3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Summer, Fall Odd Years

Prerequisite(s): Doctoral student in Entrepreneurship.

Description: Reviews advanced research design concepts for performing research in entrepreneurship.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ENTR 742. Seminar in Entrepreneurship from an Economic Perspective3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Summer, Fall Odd Years

Prerequisite(s): Doctoral student in Entrepreneurship.

Description: Reviews entrepreneurship from an economic perspective.

Note: Previously taught an ENTR 720.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ENTR 743. Seminar in Entrepreneurship from a Psychological Perspective3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Summer, Fall Odd Years

Prerequisite(s): Doctoral student in Entrepreneurship.

Description: Reviews entrepreneurship from a psychological perspective.

Note: Previously taught as ENTR 733.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ENTR 751. Seminar in Current Topics in Entrepreneurship3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall Even Year

Prerequisite(s): Doctoral student in Entrepreneurship.

Description: Reviews current topics in entrepreneurship research.

Note: Previously taught as ENTR 700.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ENTR 752. Seminar in a Sociological Perspective on Entrepreneurship3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall Even Year

Prerequisite(s): Doctoral student in Entrepreneurship.

Description: Reviews current topics in entrepreneurship research.

Note: Previously taught as ENTR 710.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ENTR 753. Seminar in Family Business3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall Even Year

Prerequisite(s): Doctoral student in Entrepreneurship.

Description: Seminar in family business.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ENTR 754. Seminar in Social Entrepreneurship1.5 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Even Years

Prerequisite(s): Doctoral student in Entrepreneurship.

Description: This course covers social entrepreneurship in the field of entrepreneurship research.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ENTR 760. Entrepreneurship Directed Readings I1-6 Units

Term Typically Offered: Summer, Fall Odd Years

Prerequisite(s): Doctoral student in Entrepreneurship.

Description: Students may select a specialized topic to study under faculty supervision.

Note: Previously taught as ENTR 770.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ENTR 762. Entrepreneurship Directed Readings II1-6 Units

Term Typically Offered: Summer, Fall Odd Years

Prerequisite(s): Doctoral student in Entrepreneurship.

Description: Students may select a specialized topic to study under faculty supervision.

Note: Previously taught as ENTR 771.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ENTR 763. Entrepreneurship Directed Readings III1-6 Units

Term Typically Offered: Summer, Fall Odd Years

Prerequisite(s): Doctoral student in Entrepreneurship.

Description: Students may select a specialized topic to study under faculty supervision.

Note: Previously taught as ENTR 772.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ENTR 780. Special Topics in Entrepreneurship1-6 Units

Prerequisite(s): PhD standing in Entrepreneurship.

Description: An advanced study of one or more selected topics or issues related to the study of Entrepreneurship.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes