Minors in Business Administration for Non-Business Majors

The Division of Business Administration offers multiple specially designed minors for students who are non-business majors. No more than two (2) of the courses from the student’s major concentration requirements may be included in the credits required for each of these minors. BU 101 Survey of Economics can count for both a student’s core and minor requirement. All other conditions listed in the Catalog under “Minors” must be met to receive any one (1) of these minors. All minors for non-business majors are accredited by the ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs) except for the minor in Management Information Systems (M.I.S.).

Requirements for a Business Minor
Students must receive a minimum grade of C in all courses applied to any of the Business Minor programs.

Minor in Business Administration will allow students to gain a deeper understanding of the business world through exposure to most of the key disciplines of academic concentration within the division.

MINOR IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

THE STUDENT MUST COMPLETE:

BU 101

Survey of Economics

BU 105

Contemporary Business

BU 211

Accounting I

BU 221

Marketing

BU 260

Principles of Management

BU 350

Legal Environment of Business I

 

Minor in Accounting will allow students to focus on this unique field without having to take all of the courses required to achieve a professional certification (CPA).

MINOR IN ACCOUNTING

THE STUDENT MUST COMPLETE:

BU 101

Survey of Economics

BU 105

Contemporary Business

BU 211

Accounting I

BU 212

Accounting II

BU 323

Cost Accounting

BU 332

Federal Income Taxes

 

Minor in Global Business will allow students interested in expanding their exposure to the increasingly global marketplace an opportunity to explore a range of selected courses.

MINOR IN GLOBAL BUSINESS

THE STUDENT MUST COMPLETE:

BU 101

Survey of Economics

BU 105

Contemporary Business

BU 208

Introduction to International Business

BU 375

International Business Management

BU 327

International Marketing

BU 491

International Travel Experience

 

Minor in Management Information Systems (M.I.S.) will allow students to increase their knowledge of the use of computers as applied to critical business applications. Note: The M.I.S. minor is not accredited by the ACBSP.

MINOR IN MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS (M.I.S.)

THE STUDENT MUST COMPLETE:

CS 115

Essential Computer Skills

CS 219

Business Spreadsheet Applications

Plus any four of the following five courses: 

CS 230

Emerging Technologies—Web Page Design

CS 238

E-Commerce

CS 260

Data Management Systems

CS 315

Elements of Systems Analysis

CS 348

Data Security and Disaster Recovery

Note: A student who waives out of CS 115 will be required to take all latter five courses.

 

Minor in Management will allow students to gain exposure to and involvement in this specialized field by enhancing their management skill set.

MINOR IN MANAGEMENT

THE STUDENT MUST COMPLETE:

BU 101

Survey of Economics

BU 105

Contemporary Business

BU 110

Business Communications

CS 219

Business Spreadsheet Applications

BU 260

Principles of Management

BU 370

Organizational Behavior

 

Minor in Marketing will allow students to gain exposure to and involvement in this specialized area with focused courses.

MINOR IN MARKETING

THE STUDENT MUST COMPLETE:

BU 101

Survey of Economics

BU 105

Contemporary Business

BU 221

Marketing

Plus any three of the following six courses:

BU 327

International Marketing

BU 343

Creativity, Innovation and the Competitive Edge

BU 347

Public Relations

BU 360

Advertising

BU 416

Selling and Sales Management

BU 425

Consumer Research and Product Innovation

 

Pre-M.B.A. Minor The pre-M.B.A. minor includes six of the seven undergraduate business courses required by non-business majors for acceptance into the General M.B.A. program.

Note: To become admitted to the M.B.A. program, students with the pre-M.B.A. minor need to maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA in business subjects and complete an approved course in statistics.

PRE-M.B.A. MINOR

THE STUDENT MUST COMPLETE:

BU 205

Principles of Economics I

BU 210

Principles of Economics II

BU 211

Accounting I

BU 212

Accounting II

BU 221

Marketing

BU 260

Principles of Management

 


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