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Business Administration – Minor

Business Administration – Minor

The purpose of the Business Administration minor is to provide students with a basic understanding of the business functions of accounting, economics, marketing, management and business law. Students will develop an appreciation for the role business plays within society. This minor is an excellent choice for those individuals who want a better understanding of how businesses operate especially if their profession involves working within corporations or non-profit organizations. For a minor in Business Administration, a minimum grade of “C” or better is required in all classes. This minor is available to all majors other than Accounting and Business.

SPECIAL NOTE: A student who successfully completes 21 hours of the proper course work with a 3.0 GPA or above in the minor of Business Administration may be eligible to waive up to 15 hours towards earning an MBA.

IDEAL MAJOR PAIRING:

Health Care

Psychology - Concentration in Organizational Leadership

Social Work

Sports Science

 

Business Administration - Minor Requirements

Required Courses
Prerequisite Course(s)
AC 201 Principles of Accounting I
MA 120
BL 305 Legal Aspects of Business I
MK 310 Marketing
EC 202
MG 321 Management

One additional upper-division School of Business 3-credit hour course is required. 

Complete 2 (6-credit hours) courses from the following table.

Elective Courses
Prerequisite Course(s)
AC 202 Principles of Accounting II
AC 201
EC 202 Principles of Microeconomics
MA 120 or higher
EC 203 Principles of Microeconomics
MA 120 and EC 202
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS:
21
Economics – Minor

Economics – Minor

 

The purpose of the minor is to provide students with an understanding of how market economies work and whether public policies can improve market outcomes. Students will learn about how individual buyers and sellers make decisions, how these agents interact in markets and what determines the overall levels of economic activity and inflation. The minor provides students with analytical skills and background knowledge that could be useful when working in business, education, or government. A minimum grade of “C” or better is required in all classes. The Economics minor is not allowed for Accounting or Business majors.

IDEAL MAJOR PAIRING:

Business Education

Communications

History

Political Science

Psychology – Concentration in Organizational Leadership

Social Work

Sociology

 

                                

Economics - Minor Requirements

Required Courses
Prerequisite Course(s)
EC 202 Principles of Microeconomics
MA 120 or higher
EC 203 Principles of Macroeconomics
MA 120 and EC 202
EC 311 Intermediate Macroeconomics
EC 202 and 203
EC 312 Intermediate Microeconomics
EC 202, 203, 241

Complete six (6) additional credit hours from the following table:

Required Courses
Prerequisite Course(s)
EC 361 Money and Banking
EC 202 and 203
EC 380 Special Topics
EC 382 International Economics
EC 202 and 203
EC 490 Directed Studies in Economics
EC 499 Economics Seminar
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS:
18
Management – Minor

Management – Minor

 

The purpose of the minor is to provide students with an understanding of the management of organizations. Students will learn how organizations are designed and developed to mobilize their human resources in order to achieve effective performance. The minor prepares students to work with Human Resource Professionals and entry-level management positions. A minimum grade of "C" or better is required in all classes. The Management minor is not permitted for Accounting or Business majors.

IDEAL MAJOR PAIRING:

Communications

Computer Science

Kinesiology

Health Care - Nursing and Radiologic Science

Psychology – Concentration in Organizational Leadership

Social Work

Theatre

        

Management Minor Requirements

Choose 3 of the following Required Courses
Prerequisite Courses(s)
MG 321 Management
EC 202 Principles of Microeconomics
MA 120 or higher
BL 305 Legal Aspects of Business I
MG 322 Organizational Behavior

Plus 3 of the following Elective Courses
Prerequisite Course(s)
BU 340 Business Communication
CO 110 & EN 112
OR MK 310 Marketing
EC 202
MG 323 Human Resources Management
MG 321 or MG 322
MG 325 Labor-Management Relations
MG 321 or MG 322
MG 326 Operations Management
MG 321 or MG 322
MG 411 International Management
MG 321 or MG 322
MG 420 Recruitment and Selection
MG 323 and BL 346 Corequisite
MG 421 Compensation and Benefits
MG 323
BL 346 Employment Law
BL 305
BL 347 International Business Law
BL 347
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS
18
Marketing – Minor

Marketing – Minor

 

The purpose of the Marketing minor is to provide students with an understanding of how the Marketing function, using a customer focus, can be used to successfully sell goods, services and ideas. The minor prepares students to work with Marketing professionals and is therefore an excellent complimentary supplement to related major areas of study, such as Communication. In addition to a common core of business preparation courses, students take additional courses with a Marketing focus. For a minor in Marketing a minimum grade of “C” or better is required in all classes. The Marketing minor is not permitted for Business majors.

 

IDEAL MAJOR PAIRING:

Communication - Advertising and Public Relations

Art & Design

 

Marketing Minor Requirements

Required Courses
Prerequisite Course(s)
EC 202 Principles of Microeconomics
MA 120 or higher
BL 305 Legal Aspects of Business I
MK 310 Marketing
EC 202

Plus 3 of the following Elective Courses
Prerequisite Course(s)
MK 312 Consumer Behavior
MK 310 & PY 101
MK 313 Promotion Strategy
MK 310
MK 316 Personal Selling
MK 310
MK 411 International Marketing
MK 310
MK 412 Services Marketing
MK 310
MK 415 Marketing Policy
MK 310
MK 417 Marketing Research
MK 310 & EC 240
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS:
18
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