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Minors


These minors are designed to enhance business concepts and skills for those outside the Business Administration program. They are not open to students in the Business Administration major.

Accounting Minor

Required Courses: (18 Credits)

  • ACC 1110 - Principles of Accounting I
  • ACC 1111 - Principles of Accounting II
  • ACC 3310 - Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACC 3390 - Introduction to Federal Tax Accounting I
  • And 6 credit hours from the following:
    • Any accounting course

Minor Advisors: Professors Dugan, Havalchak

Business Administration Minor

The minor in Business Administration provides an overview of business concepts for students not majoring in business administration. A business minor provides valuable insight regarding business to students who will conduct themselves in a business environment.

Required Courses: (18 Credits)

  • ACC 1110 - Principles of Accounting I
  • BUS 1130 - Introduction to Business and Management
  • ECO 1101 - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • FIN   3301 - Introduction to Finance
  • MGT 2230 - Management Principles
  • MKT 3330 - Marketing

Minor Advisors: All Business & Economics Professors

Economics & Finance Minor

The Department of Business & Economics offers a minor in Economics and Finance to all students who complete the requirements. The minor, while not a degree program, is designed to broaden and expand student understanding of Economics and Finance.

Required Courses: (21 Credits)

  • ECO 1101 - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECO 1102 - Principles of Microeconomics
  • FIN 3312 - Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Take one course from the following:
    • ECO 3301 - Intermediate Macroeconomics
      OR
      ECO 4485 - Managerial Economics
  • Take one course from the following:
    • ECO 3333 - International Economics
      OR
      FIN  3333 - International Finance
  • Electives: 6 Credits at 3000 or higher from ECO or FIN

Minor Advisors: Professors Carpenter, Kutty, Smith and Dugan

Management Minor

The need for management has been recognized since the early days of civilization. Organizations cannot succeed without good management. This minor is based on appreciating the role of managers today and in the future by focusing on a solid understanding of the skills and competencies needed to manage.

A minor in management develops students’ managerial skills including awareness of global realities of cultural diversity.

This minor develops understanding, skills, insights, judgment and intuition that enable students to become effective managers. Students actively learn and engage in acquiring management competencies by providing comprehensive coverage of contemporary management theories, techniques and practices.

Required Courses: (18 Credits)

  • ACC 1110 - Principles of Accounting I
  • MGT 2230 - Management Principles
  • MGT 3325 - Business Leadership
  • MGT 3360 - International Management
  • MGT 4451 - Managing the Organizational Behavior
  • 3 Credit Hours by Advisement

Minor Advisors: Professors Gaballa, Solan and Dugan

Marketing Minor

All organizations, including not-for-profit, use marketing strategies. The Marketing minor is designed to supplement many disciplines including Art, Communication / Public Relations, Computer Science / CIS, Criminal Justice Administration, Music Business / Music, Nutrition and Dietetics, Political Science, Psychology and other disciplines. The minor provides opportunity for students to broaden their skills and enhance their career opportunities. Students may choose courses in the minor to best fit their choice of disciplines. The minor advisor can help students in the selection of courses in achieving their goals.

Required Courses: (18 Credits)

  • MKT 3330 - Marketing
  • MKT 3370 - Salesmanship
  • Electives (12 Credits) - Take four courses from the following:
    • BUS  3390 - Supply Chain Management
    • COM 2210 - Introduction to Public Relations
    • MKT 3332 - Promotion in Marketing
    • MKT 3334 - Marketing Research
    • MKT 4415 - Marketing Management
    • MKT 4422 - International Marketing
    • MKT 4423 - Business-to-Business Marketing
    • MKT 4426 - E-Marketing
    • TRT  3300 - The Travel Consumer

Minor Advisors: All Business & Economic Professors