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Everyone needs a little business in their back pocket. The College of Business offers an innovative minor in Business Administration to students from other colleges. The minor in Business Administration gives students an understanding of the functional areas of business, including marketing, management, accounting, and finance. The minor curriculum is designed so students can strategically choose courses that will combine well with knowledge in a student's primary major, thus providing a solid foundation for career success in a variety of industries.  Students can expect to develop competencies to understand the language and key concepts of business, and apply them in a wide variety of careers.  In addition to earning the minor, given the diversity of course options, students could also earn a certificate in Business-to-Business Selling or Entrepreneurship while completing the 21-credit minor requirements.. 

Effective Fall 2020 

Students must satisfactorily complete the total credits required for the minor. Minors and interdisciplinary minors require 12 or more upper-division (300- to 400-level) credits.

Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.

Students must achieve a minimum GPA of 2.000 in courses used to satisfy the minor. 

Required Courses:
ACT 205Fundamentals of Accounting3
BUS 220Ethics in Contemporary Organizations (GT-AH3)3
FIN 200Personal Finance and Investing (GT-MA1)3
or FIN 305 Fundamentals of Finance
MGT 305Fundamentals of Management3
or MKT 305 Fundamentals of Marketing
Select one group from the following:9-10
Group A: Select 3 courses (9 credits) from the following not previously taken:
Legal and Ethical Issues in Business
Contemporary Business Topics: Entrepreneurship
Contemporary Business Topics: International Business
Business Information Systems
Personal Finance and Investing (GT-MA1)
Fundamentals of Finance
Fundamentals of Management
Fundamentals of Marketing
Business Customer Relationships
Real Estate Principles
Group B: Business-to-Business Selling (9 credits) 1
Business Customer Relationships
Professional Selling
Sales Management
Group C: Entrepreneurship (9-10 credits) 1
Select one course from the following:
Contemporary Business Topics: Entrepreneurship
Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
Select one course from the following:
Technology Entrepreneurship
New Venture Creation
Ventures in Social Entrepreneurship
Designing for Defense
Select one course from the following (3-4 credits):
Apparel Design and Retail Entrepreneurship
Small Agribusiness Management
Agricultural Business Management
Biomedical Design Practicum: Capstone Design I
Chemical and Biological Engineering Design I
Senior Design Principles
Senior Design Project I
Creative Industries Career Management
Engineering Design Practicum: I
Creativity, Innovation, and Value Creation
Social and Sustainable Venturing
Program Total Credits:21-22