E S 377E E S 377E. Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurship: Elective. 3 Hours.
Restricted to engineering students. Projects must differ significantly from those developed for Electrical Engineering 364D and 364E. Focus on skill development and mentoring in start-up formation, technology development, market validation, marketing, sales, operations, human resources, program management, and finance. Includes discussion of intellectual property, social issues in design, as well as ethical and safety considerations. Emphasis on written and oral presentation of start-up activities. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Computer Science 374L, 378 (Topic: Longhorn Startup), Electrical Engineering 377E, Engineering Studies 377E, Management 337 (Topic: Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurship), 337 (Topic 2). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.