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Business Minor (only available to BA or BS students)

The School of Business offers a minor concentration in business to students pursuing a BA or BS degree. The business minor consists of an abbreviated business core and a concentration in one of the major areas of business: accounting, finance, management, information systems, international business, and marketing.

The business minor is offered to students in the School of Arts & Science by the faculty of the School of Business in conjunction with the departments of Economics and Mathematics.

Abbreviated Business Core:

  • 9-11 credits in Arts & Science composed of:

Mathematics (3 credits)

  • MTH 134 – Brief Calculus (3 cr.)
  • MTH 231 - Calculus I (4 cr.)

Economics (3 credits)

  • ECO 201 – Microeconomics (3 cr.) OR ECO 202 – Macroeconomics (3 cr.)

24 credits in Business composed of:

Accounting (6 credits)

  • BUS 201 – Principles of Financial Accounting (3 cr.)
  • BUS 202 – Principles of Managerial Accounting (3 cr.)

Business Environment (3 credits)

  • BUS 130 – Legal Environment of Business (3 cr.)
  • BUS 410 – The Role of Business in Contemporary Society (3 cr.)

Principles Course (3 credits):

  • BUS 150 – Management Info Systems (3 cr.); OR
  • BUS 220 – Principles of Management (3 cr.); OR
  • BUS 230 – Principles of Finance (3 cr.); OR
  • BUS 240 – Principles of Marketing (3 cr.)

Minor Concentration

In addition to the above Principles course (3 credits), the student must complete 12 credits or four courses in a minor concentration. These courses should be chosen from the requirements of one of the majors in the School of Business. Due attention must be paid to prerequisites for these courses. Liberal arts and science students may not take more than 27 credits in business.