Minor inBusiness

Minoring in Business involves exploring core principles in marketing, finance, management, law, economics and accounting. You’ll learn to think about the big picture of a business’s operations and how it interacts with larger market forces. What are the ethical considerations surrounding worker benefits? What are the environmental considerations of expansion? How do global markets impact sales? You’ll gain knowledge and skills that are important for any business or organization as you take 20 credit hours toward a business minor in conjunction with a different bachelor’s degree major.

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Business Curriculum Overview

Gain knowledge and skills that are important for any business or
organization as you take 20 credit hours toward a business minor in
conjunction with a different bachelor’s degree major.

Required: 20 credits (and in sequence)
Course ID Course Name Credit Hours
BUS - 310 Organizational Behavior 4
BUS - 350 Innovative Marketing 4
BUS - 360 Accounting and Budgeting 4
BUS - 410 Operations, Techn & Qual Mgmt 4
BUS - 430 Business Law and Ethics 4

Organizations are complex entities and understanding them is important for students in business programs. This course investigates the impact of individuals, groups, the structures, and the environments of organizations.

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This course provides an introduction to the study of marketing, e-commerce, and social media in business and other organizations.

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This course explains the financial implications of business management and includes both the principles of accounting and the principles of finance.

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This course will discuss the theoretical foundations for production management. The course will focus on the management of resources such as the production process, the management of equipment and machinery, facilities and maintenance, materials management, inventory control, quality control, scheduling, and purchasing. The course will also introduce students to theories and tools for quality management and the management of technology and information systems.

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This course examines the legal aspects of business, the ethics of business, and the connection between the two.

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An academic minor normally consists of 20 to 24 credits taken in courses in one area or related areas of study prescribed by the faculty.

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Dr. Nancy Harrower Associate Professor of Marketing and Management

Dr. Nancy Harrower brings a practical approach to teaching marketing principles.

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