Textiles and Apparel Entrepreneurship

The Minor in Textiles is a twelve-hour course of study for students in any major. Students completing the program are knowledgeable about the basic construction of textiles from fibers and yarns to fabrics and finishes, including their performance for specific end-use applications in the apparel, interior, and technical textile industry. The textiles and apparel minor is recommended to be completed by any prospective student who does not have any background knowledge in textiles and would like to pursue the College of Entrepreneurship Textiles and Apparel master's program. Find more information regarding the master's program here. For your convenience, we have listed the terms these courses are typically offered for minor students. These semesters are subject to change.

  • ENT 2000 Introduction to Entrepreneurship (fall, spring and summer)
  • CTE 1401 Introduction to Textile Science (spring or summer)
  • CTE 3055 Computer Applications (summer)
  • One Approved Elective (listed below)

Approved Electives

  • CTE 2630 Social Psychology of Dress
  • CTE 3512 History of Dress
  • CTE 3808 Consumers in the Marketplace
  • CTE 4470 Sustainability and Human Rights in the Business World
  • CTE 4937 Psychology of Dress
  • ENT 2624 Enough to be Dangerous
  • ENT 2630 Themed Experience
  • ENT 2802 Entrepreneurship and Contemporary Society
  • ENT 3173 Franchising
  • ENT 3203 Managing Growth
  • ENT 3273 Family Business
  • ENT 3283 Women in Entrepreneurship
  • ENT 3513 Market Solutions to Social Problems
  • ENT 3515 Social & Sustainable Enterprises
  • ENT 3607 Innovation by Design
  • ENT 4122 Go-to-Market Strategies
  • ENT 4227 Intrapreneuring
  • ENT 4255 Negotiations
  • ENT 4514 Measuring Social and Sustainable Impact
  • ENT4623 Healthcare Entrepreneurship
  • ENT 4625 Music Entrepreneurship
  • ENT 4804 Psychology of Entrepreneurship
  • ENT 4934 Special Topics in Entrepreneurship
  • ENT 4XXX Mechatronics
  • An approved internship through your department (please contact your major advisor for internship opportunities)


After completion of an entrepreneurship minor, please complete the Minor Certificate Application to receive a minor certificate in the mail. Please note, minor certificates will not be mailed out until you have graduated from Florida State University and the University verifies your undergraduate degree requirements.