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  Sep 22, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Minor: Innovation Engineering


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OVERVIEW OF DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Minimum number of credits required to earn minor: 18

GPA requirements to earn minor: Minimum GPA of 2.9 in courses that count toward the minor.

Minimum Grade requirements for courses to count toward minor: C-
 


The Minor in Innovation Engineering teaches students from any major to create, communicate, and commercialize or otherwise realize meaningfully unique ideas in any field.  The Minor in Innovation Engineering is a university-wide program; courses in Innovation Engineering have been developed by faculty in the colleges of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Engineering, Business Public Policy and Health, Education, Natural Sciences Forestry and Agriculture, and the Division of Lifelong Learning.

Objectives of the Minor in Innovation Engineering: to give students the tools and confidence to create their own opportunities, and to realize a prosperous and sustaining future within or outside organizations, businesses, or institutions.

Outcomes of the Minor in Innovation Engineering: students will be able to lead change within their education, their careers, their affiliations, their communities and their personal lives.

The Minor in Innovation Engineering consists of a minimum 18 credit hours in INV courses, including:

  • 15 credit hours of core courses (INV 121, INV 180, INV 282, INV 392, and INV 401)
  • 3 more hours of 400-level INV courses. 

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