Learning Community

Entrepreneurship & Innovation Learning Community (EILC)

Entrepreneurship & Innovation Learning Community Seminar Class

Students in the program will register for BusAd 292, Entrepreneurship & Innovation Learning Community Seminar, which meets on Tuesday afternoon, from 2:10-3:25 p.m., in Gerdin Business Building. The course includes an introduction to entrepreneurship and innovation, accompanied by field trips, guest speakers, mentoring, and hands-on learning activities. Students earn 1 credit per semester and can accumulate 3 credits which can be applied to the experiential learning credit required in the Entrepreneurial Studies Minor.

If you are new to Iowa State and have been accepted into the program, make sure your academic adviser is aware you need to register for this required seminar course.


  • Open to all majors
  • Shared interest in entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity
  • Weekly seminars, field trips, hands-on learning activities, and speakers
  • Mentoring program – connect with professionals in your field


  • Development of entrepreneurial, business, innovation and creativity skills
  • Hands-on learning experiences
Enroll in BUSAD 292