Minor in Business for Non-business Majors

Interested in acquiring additional knowledge about business? If so, the minor in business has been designed to provide you the extra edge you will need to excel in your career.

The MBA track minor in business requires completion of 18 credit hours. The Generalist track minor in business requires completion of 15 credit hours.

MBA track:

ACT 2200 Financial Accounting  3 credits
ECN 2020 Principles of Microeconomics  3 credits
FIN 3010 Corporation Finance  3 credits
MGT 2050 Principles of Management  3 credits
MKT 3050 Marketing Principles and Application  3 credits
MATH 2020 Applied Statistics  3 credits


Select five courses from any of the following prefixes:

Current students: Please consult your Academic Advisor for program requirements or access SharkLink for your CAPP report. Program requirements are subject to change, and your Academic Advisor or CAPP report can provide you with the courses required for your catalog term.

Course Descriptions

Full-Time professionals are available to discuss the minor in Business curriculum with you in greater detail. Simply call 800.338.4723 or contact our Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

ACT 2200     Financial Accounting  (3 cr.)

Provides an introduction to financial accounting and its decision-making elements. Areas covered are the conceptual frameworks of accounting, financial statements and their components, and advance manufacturing environments. Prerequisites: MATH 1030 or higher.

ECN 2020     Principles of Microeconomics  (3 cr.)

Microeconomics focuses on how market systems function as opposed to alternative economic systems. This course will investigate the factors which influence consumer choice and how consumers react to changes in the factors, the costs of production for the firm and production decisions for firms operating in various types of market structures, the impact of market structure on society, regulation and de-regulation of business, environmental issues and labor markets. Prerequisite: MATH 1040 or higher except MATH 2020 and/or other statistics classes. See advisor for specific prerequisites.

FIN 3010     Corporation Finance  (3 cr.)

Applies financial management to organizations. Topics include ratio analysis, leverage, cash budgeting, and capital structure. Prerequisites: ACT 2200, ECN 2020, AND MATH 2020

MGT 2050     Principles of Management  (3 cr.)

Provides an overview of management history and theory, schools of management thought, the functions and processes of management, and the environment within which the modern manager operates.

MKT 3050     Marketing Principles and Application  (3 cr.)

A focus on the marketing concept, and examination of a marketing oriented firm. Topics include consumer behavior, market analysis and the marketing mix. Students will produce a marketing plan.

MATH 2020     Applied Statistics  (3 cr.)

This course is an introductory course in the use of descriptive and inferential statistics. Topics include graphical and numerical descriptive measures, probability, common random variables and their distributions including the binomial and normal distributions, the Central Limit Theorem, sampling procedures, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing. This course has been exempted from the requirements of the Writing Across the Curriculum policy. Prerequisite: MATH 1040 or higher.

Undergraduate Program