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Darla Moore School of Business

Business Minor

Requirements for Students Entering Fall 2019 or Later

  • ACCT 222: Introduction to Accounting
    Survey of accounting topics related to business decisions including financial reporting, managerial accounting, and other selected topics.
    Prerequisites: MATH 122 or equivalent, or sophomore standing; not open to business majors.
  • ECON 224: Introduction to Economics
    The study of supply and demand, markets, household and firm decision-making, gross domestic product, inflation, unemployment, and government policies. Open to all students except business administration and economics majors.
  • FINA 333: Finance and Markets
    In-depth introduction to the world of finance. Interaction of individuals and companies with financial markets.
    Prerequisites: ACCT 222 and ECON 224
  • MGMT 371:  Principles of Management
    A comprehensive survey of the basic principles of management applicable to all forms of business. The course provides the student with a basis for thinking about complex business situations in the framework of analysis of the management process.
  • MGSC 290: Computer Information Systems in Business
    An introduction to the effective use of information systems tools in day-to-day business communications, analysis, and decision making.
  • MKTG 350: Principles of Marketing
    Principles and concepts underlying marketing functions, including the conception, pricing, promotion, and distribution of products and services and the role of marketing in society.
    Prerequisites: ACCT 222 and ECON 224

Options for Students Entering Fall 2014-Fall 2018

Students may opt to complete the business minor by:
  • Fulfilling the required courses list in "Required Courses (18 hours)", OR
  • By fulfilling the requirements listed under "Requirements for Students Entering Fall 2014-Fall 2018"


Requirements for Students Entering Fall 2014-2018

  • ACCT 222: Introduction to Accounting*
    Survey of accounting topics related to business decisions including financial reporting, managerial accounting, and other selected topics.
    Prerequisites: MATH 122 or equivalent, or sophomore standing; not open to business majors.
  • ECON 224: Introduction to Economics**
    The study of supply and demand, markets, household and firm decision-making, gross domestic product, inflation, unemployment, and government policies. Open to all students except business administration and economics majors.
  • FINA 333: Finance and Markets
    In-depth introduction to the world of finance. Interaction of individuals and companies with financial markets.
    Prerequisites: ACCT 222 and ECON 224
  • MGMT 371:  Principles of Management
    A comprehensive survey of the basic principles of management applicable to all forms of business. The course provides the student with a basis for thinking about complex business situations in the framework of analysis of the management process.
  • MKTG 350: Principles of Marketing
    Principles and concepts underlying marketing functions, including the conception, pricing, promotion, and distribution of products and services and the role of marketing in society.
    Prerequisites: ACCT 222 and ECON 224

* If ACCT 225 was taken prior to being a business minor, it may be used to satisfy the accounting requirement.

** If ECON 221 and ECON 222 were taken prior to being a business minor, they may be used to satisfy the economics requirement.

  • ACCT 324: Survey of Commercial Law
    Basic legal concepts and the judicial system, with emphasis on business law.
  • FINA 369: Personal Finance
    Life insurance, health insurance, wills, trusts, Social Security, stocks, bonds, real estate, mutual funds, and other uses of funds.
  • IBUS 301: Introduction to International Business
    Provides an introduction to frameworks, tools, and factual knowledge useful for understanding the institutional and competitive environment and managerial challenges of firms engaged in international business. 
    Prerequisites:   MKTG 350 and FINA 333
  • MGMT 472: Entrepreneurship and Small Business
    This course is an introduction to the ownership and management of small firms, emphasizing their role in the U.S. economy, their particular demands on owners, and the effects of newness and smallness on their managers’ decisions.
    Prerequisites: MGMT 371
  • MGSC 395: Operations Management
    Management of activities/resources that result in the production of competitive goods and services in the global market place. Integrates cross-functional concepts from marketing, finance, and management.
    Prerequisites: ACCT 222, ECON 224 and 3 hours of Statistics
  • MKTG 351: Consumer Behavior
    The consumer decision process, with emphasis on consumer decision making, satisfaction/dissatisfaction factors, perception, learning, group influences, and marketing strategy implications.
    Prerequisites: MKTG 350

When a student’s major requires one of the 300 or 400 level courses included in the Business Administration minor, that course cannot be used to fulfill both the requirements for the major and the requirements for the minor. Where such overlap exists between the requirements of the major and the minor, the student will need to take additional selective coursework to fulfill the 18 hours required by the minor.

Prerequisites must be satisfied prior to enrolling in required and selective courses. Consult the Undergraduate Bulletin for list of prerequisites for minors.


Business Minor Online in the Summer

Take advantage of summer and earn or complete your business minor in the summer.  A business minor complements your degree and gives you a competitive edge in the job market, and also gives you a foundation for pursuing graduate level business programs

  • ACCT 222: Introduction to Accounting
    Survey of accounting topics related to business decisions including financial reporting, managerial accounting, and other selected topics.
    Prerequisites: MATH 122 or equivalent, or sophomore standing; not open to business majors.
  • ECON 224: Introduction to Economics
    The study of supply and demand, markets, household and firm decision-making, gross domestic product, inflation, unemployment, and government policies. Open to all students except business administration and economics majors.
  • FINA 333: Finance and Markets
    In-depth introduction to the world of finance. Interaction of individuals and companies with financial markets.
    Prerequisites: ACCT 222 and ECON 224
  • MGMT 371:  Principles of Management
    A comprehensive survey of the basic principles of management applicable to all forms of business. The course provides the student with a basis for thinking about complex business situations in the framework of analysis of the management process.
  • MGSC 290: Computer Information Systems in Business
    An introduction to the effective use of information systems tools in day-to-day business communications, analysis, and decision making.
  • MKTG 350: Principles of Marketing
    Principles and concepts underlying marketing functions, including the conception, pricing, promotion, and distribution of products and services and the role of marketing in society.
    Prerequisites: ACCT 222 and ECON 224

 


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