Business Minor

Basic business skills are useful in any work environment and the business minor offers you an excellent opportunity to complement your major program of study and expand your employment and career opportunities upon graduation.

What Will I Learn?

The four required courses provide you with a solid fundamental background in business. In addition, these foundation courses will apply directly toward meeting some of the requirements of most MBA programs if you decide to pursue a master's degree in business. The two elective courses in allow you to tailor the minor to complement your major and to develop an area of specialization to further enhance future employment opportunities.

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What are the requirements for this degree?

In order to be admitted to the minor, you must successfully complete the general education prerequisites for the program. The program consists of four required core business courses and two business elective courses totaling 18 credits.

The Undergraduate Catalog provides details about program requirements.

What Types of Careers Could I Get With This Degree?

No matter what career path you take after graduation, whether self-employed or working for an organization, the business concepts and skills you gain from the business minor will help to expand your opportunities and ensure your success.

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What Kinds of Experiences Could I Have on Campus?

The John L. Grove College of Business is internationally accredited by the most prestigious business-accrediting agency, AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This program is relevant and challenging. Small classes allow faculty to work closely with you to develop strong communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills, which are vitally important in today's business world.