The minor in Business Administration is designed for undergraduate students in any non-business major to increase their understanding of business theory, practices, and applications within a wider economic and social context.
The curriculum is designed to emphasize critical competencies, including strategic thinking, integrated business knowledge, communication and teamwork needed by students with a broad range of interests to succeed in the 21st century.
The Business minor requires 30 credits (minimum of 20 credits in residence). There are four specific courses required for a total of 20 credits. An additional 10 credits of 300-400 level electives, which should generally be taken after completion of all required courses, are selected from an approved list of classes.
Before you can declare a minor, you must have declared a major and earned a minimum of 45 credits.
- To recognize the social, political, ethical, and environmental consequences of management decisions.
- To understand group and individual dynamics in organizations.
- Diagnose complex organizational problems and design effective solutions.
- Understand basic financial statement analysis and reporting.
- To evaluate an organization's market, competitive position, and customers, in order to make effective decisions regarding organizational focus and resource deployment.
Each of the required and elective courses below is 5 credits unless otherwise listed.
The Business minor requires 30 credits; a minimum of 20 credits must be completed in residence. The minor consists of the following courses:
Required Courses (20 credits)
- T ACCT 210 - Introduction to Financial Accounting
- T BECON 220 - Introduction to Microeconomics
- T BUS 300 - Managing Organizations
- T BUS 320 - Introduction to Marketing Management
Elective Courses (10 credits)
- TBUS 330
- 300-400 level TMGMT courses
- 300-400 level TMKTG courses
Students must maintain a cumulative Business GPA of 2.0 in all minor course work. A 2.0 GPA in each course required to earn the minor.