Similar undergraduate courses have been sprouting up on campuses nationwide lately, often riding the coattails of popular new entrepreneurship majors. New York University this spring for the first time is offering an undergrad course on the topic. Savannah State University in Georgia plans to introduce such a class next year. Boston’s Northeastern University launched a course in 2011. A few schools, including The University of St. Thomas in St. Paul and Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, have created family business majors in the last few years.