Student characteristics and perspectives in entrepreneurship coursesA profile

Robin T. Peterson, New Mexico State University
Yam Limbu, Montclair State University


The purpose of this paper is to set forth the outcome of an inquiry into selected characteristics and perspectives of students who enroll in entrepreneurship courses in the United States. The paper reviews previous work in the field and outlines a number of findings regarding demographic, attitudinal, and motivational variables of this student population. The paper concludes with statements of probable implications for instructors of entrepreneurship courses and their respective educational institutions.