Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletins

Business Minors for Non-Business Majors

Each minor consists of 9 credits.

Description
Students in the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences or in the School of Public Affairs who wish to take business courses may do so by declaring a minor in business. Before declaring the minor, they must choose one of the following tracks, and complete either Bus 1001 (1 credit) or have previously completed Bus 1000 (3 credits). To be awarded the minor, students must have a GPA of 2.0 or more in the courses included in the minor. Eligibility to declare such a minor is restricted to students who have an overall GPA of 2.0 or more at time they declare the minor. Courses that apply to the minor may not be used for any other requirement. These minors do not fulfill the requirement to complete a Tier III minor.

Required course
BUS 1001 Introduction to Business for Non-Business Majors 1 credit

Students must choose 3 courses from one of the following tracks:

Entrepreneurship   (3 courses)
MGT 3960 Entrepreneurship Management  (MGT 3860) 3 credits

Plus two of the following:
 
MGT 4961 Entrepreneurial Experiences   (MGT 4862) 3 credits
MGT 4962 Family Business Management   (MGT 4867) 3 credits
MGT 4968 Critical Conversations for Entrepreneurs: Selling and Negotiating 3 credits
MGT 4969 Social Entrepreneurship   (MGT 4864) 3 credits


Human Resources   (3 courses)

Psychology Majors
 
MGT 3120 Fundamentals of Management 3 credits
MGT 4400 Human Resource Management 3 credits

Plus one elective
 
MGT 4420 The Management of Compensation 3 credits
MGT 4430 Employee Development and Training 3 credits
MGT 4460 Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining 3 credits
MGT 4480 Conflict Management Procedures 3 credits

Other Non-Business Majors
 
MGT 3120 Fundamentals of Management 3 credits
MGT 3300 Management: A Behavioral Approach 3 credits
MGT 4400 Human Resource Management 3 credits

International Business   (3 courses
)
 
MKT 3400 International Business Principles 3 credits
LAW 3111 Law and International Business 3 credits
MKT 4460 International Supply Chain Management 3 credits
ECO 3250 International Economics and Finance 3 credits
MKT 4410 International Trade Operations 3 credits

Law & Business   (3 courses)
 
LAW 3108 Law and the Computer 3 credits
LAW 3111 Law and International Business 3 credits
LAW 3113 Law of Commercial Negotiation and Dispute Resolution 3 credits
LAW 3115 Securities Law and Business Crime 3 credits
LAW 3118 Law of Unfair Competition and Intellectual Property 3 credits
LAW 3122 Law and the Environment 3 credits
LAW 3123 Employment Law 3 credits
LAW 3220 Law and the Entertainment Business 3 credits
RES 3000 Real Estate Law and Institutions   (LAW 3301) 3 credits

Marketing (3 courses
)
 
MGT 3000 Marketing Foundations 3 credits
MKT 3400 International Business Principles 3 credits
MKT 4555 Internet Marketing 3 credits
MKT 4711 Business Marketing Management 3 credits
MKT 4511 Marketing Channels 3 credits

Real Estate   (3 courses
)
 
RES 3000 Real Estate Law, Markets and Institutional Settings 3 credits
RES 3100 Decision Making in Real Estate Markets 3 credits
RES 3650 Building Cities: Markets and Government 3 credits
RES 3700 Real Estate Management 3 credits
RES 3800 Real Estate Construction Process: Building, Cost and Management Issues 3 credits

Statistics and Quantitative Modeling   (3 courses)
 
STA 3154 Business Statistics II 3 credits
STA 3155 Regression and Forecasting Models for Business Applications 3 credits
OPR 3450 Quantitative Decision Making for Business I 3 credits
OPR 3000 Quantitative Methods for Accounting 3 credits
CIS 3100 Object-Oriented Programming I 3 credits

Technology, Business and the Internet   (3 courses
)
 
LAW 3108 Law and the Computer 3 credits
MKT 4555 Internet Marketing 3 credits
CIS 3100 Object-Oriented Programming I 3 credits
CIS 3367 Spreadsheet Applications in Business 3 credits
CIS 3444 e-Business Technologies 3 credits
CIS 3400 Database Management Systems I 3 credits
CIS 3630 Principles of Web Design 3 credits
CIS 4800 Systems Analysis and Design 3 credits

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