Minor in Business Administration

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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.

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Learning Outcomes

  1. To recognize the social, political, ethical, and environmental consequences of management decisions.
  2. To understand group and individual dynamics in organizations.
  3. Diagnose complex organizational problems and design effective solutions.
  4. Understand basic financial statement analysis and reporting.
  5. 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
  • TBECON 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. 

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