Entrepreneurial studies, MCAD's only major within the bachelor of science program, challenges you to make connections between art, science, business, and culture.

Students work in professional collaboration with clients on real-world projects—locally, nationally, and globally—with the goal of creating outcomes that are implemented.

The program emphasizes a collaborative process and practice working on interdisciplinary teams with students from all MCAD majors. 

Classes introduce you to the following fundamental skills:

  • Creative and critical thinking
  • Working in teams
  • Working with real clients on implementable projects
  • Systems thinking/design thinking/human-centered design
  • Leading and managing in a creative environment
  • Giving and receiving feedback
  • Business skills (economics, marketing and communications, project management, writing, presenting)

Entrepreneurial Studies Major Outcomes

  • Demonstrate creative practice and describe creative process.
  • Identify and apply business theories and practices to an art and design context.
  • Employ design thinking and human-centered design in the creative development process.
  • Manage projects within the scope of work, the time allowed and the resources allocated.
  • Apply appropriate interactions with clients from diverse cultures and backgrounds.

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