Transformational Entrepreneurship in Missions Minor
Learn how to bring social change through innovative partnerships and entrepreneurial business models to collaboratively identify problems and define solutions. You will learn historical and contemporary roles of international businesses and non-government organizations (NGOs), the concept of building social capital, and a basic overview of macro and microeconomics. This minor prepares a student to work in partnership with others in intercultural environments to identify issues and create solutions for social change.
- Define business as transformation and how it contributes to socio-economic community development
- Understand the skills and principles necessary to establish a sustainable entrepreneurial venture overseas
- Describe how principles of entrepreneurship can be integrated with disciple-making and church development in an intercultural setting
Transformational Entrepreneurship in Missions Minor Courses
The student must complete 14 credits from the following courses.
Required core courses for the minor:
- ENT121 Transformational Entrepreneurship I (2 cr.)
- ENT221 Transformational Entrepreneurship II (2 cr.)
- BUS421 Business for Transformation Capstone (2 cr.)
An additional 8 credits from the following:
- ECO232 Basic Finance for Microenterprise and Non-profits (2 cr.)
- BUS311 Business Ethics and Discipleship (3 cr.)
- BUS411 Business for Transformation (3 cr.)
- CHM331 Strategic Plan Development (BfT emphasis) (3 cr.)
- CHM431 Local Ministry Study Lab (BfT emphasis) 3 cr.)
Learn More On Your Global Internship
A number of our ministry sites will have opportunities to put what you learned in your business concentration to use.
- Ministry through Business for Transformation (also known as Business as Missions) Initiatives
- Ministry through Christian Publishing Initiatives
- Ministry through Christian Development Initiatives
- Ministry in administration in Christian ministry organizations