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Entrepreneurship

The Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, in partnership with the Clemson University Research Foundation and the Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership, has a strong history and tradition of entrepreneurial activities which are highlighted here.

Entrepreneurial Education

Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership 
The mission of the Spiro Institute is to support educational, research, and outreach programs that promote entrepreneurial activity and economic development of the region, state, and nation. The focus is on wealth creation through entrepreneurial activity.

Entrepreneurship Programs at the Undergraduate Level 
An Entrepreneurship Minor is available to undergraduate students in engineering and science disciplines across campus. This set of courses is intended to serve those students who desire to supplement their undergraduate engineering degree with expertise related to accounting, finance, management, new product development, and commercialization of inventions. In addition to the Entrepreneurship Minor, ECE students can also substitute ELE 301 - Executive Leadership and Entrepreneurship I or ELE 401 - Executive Leadership and Entrepreneurship II for one of the required Humanities Electives.