Students from all academic units are eligible to pursue College of Business minors.

BBA students are not required to complete a minor, however, pursuing one can enhance their degree. Minors can provide additional skills and knowledge useful to a student's career. In addition to the College of Business options, there are also a large number of non-business minors that BBA students may pursue.

Minors

  • Accounting

    Required courses:
    ACC 298 - Financial Accounting
    ACC 299 - Managerial Accounting
    ACC 356* or ACC 358 - Intermediate Financial Accounting 1 or Financial Reporting
    ACC 360 - Federal Income Taxation

    Choose one course from:
    Any other three-credit 300 level or above accounting course

    *ACC 356 has a prerequisite of ACC 380 & 381, Accounting Information Systems and AIS lab. ACC 380 can be used to fulfill the "choose one course from" requirement.  

     

  • Digital Marketing

    Required courses:
    MKT 352 - Marketing Principles and Policies
    MKT 363 - Digital Consumer Search and Marketing
    MKT 463 - Digital Analytics and Content Marketing

    Choose two courses from:
    MKT 454 - Marketing Research
    MKT 455 - E-tailing and Retailing
    MKT 458 - Advertising (formerly Communications Strategy and New Media)
    MKT 498 - Research Marketing

  • Entrepreneurship

    Required courses:
    ENT 401 - New Venture Planning and Entrepreneurial Processes
    ENT 402 - Entrepreneurship, Corporate Entrepreneurship, and Society

    Choose one course from:
    ACC 439 - Not-for-Profit Accounting
    ANTH 320 - Culture and International Business
    ANTH 325 - Anthropology of Health and Environment
    BPS 441 - Small Business Management
    CHE 401 - Community Health Education Methods
    COMM 360 - Social Media for PR 
    COMM 460 - Public Relations Campaigns
    ECON 325 - Economics of Poverty and Discrimination
    EDB 422 - Leadership, Advocacy, and Administration in Early Childhood Programs
    EDC 442 - EC: Family, School, and Community Collaboration
    ENGL 364 - Writing for Civic Literacy
    ENGL 467 - Script-Writing Workshop
    ENGR 360 - Design Innovation: Process, Method, and Practice
    EXPS 410 - Multiculturalism in School and Society
    FIN 411 - Financial and Insurance Planning Fundamentals
    FIN 412 - Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits
    HIST 3651 - Women, Leadership, and Social Change
    HIST 3695 - The American City 
    HHS 350 - Community Organizing for Health
    HPS 404 - Financing the Health and Medical Systems
    ISM / ITM 371 - IT Strategy: Disrupting Industry Norms, Practices, and Structures
    MKT 434 - Sales Management and Personal Selling
    MKT 436 - Business to Business Marketing
    MKT 471 - Entrepreneurial Marketing
    OB 401 - Management Skills Development
    OB 403 - Negotiation and Conflict Management
    POL 466 - Social Welfare Policy and Politics
    POL 484 - Revitalizing Cities

    Required Capstone Activity:
    Students will complete a faculty approved 3-credit experiential capstone (BA 491 Business Experiential Learning) or ENT 403 - Social Entrepreneurship, Community Leadership, and Social Impact. 

     

  • Finance

    Required courses:
    FIN 401 - Corporate Finance
    FIN 402 - Advanced Corporate Finance
    FIN 407 - Investment Fundamentals

    Choose two courses from:
    ACC 358 - Financial Reporting
    FIN 443 - Commercial Banking: Functional and Operations
    FIN 445 - Corporate Financial Models and Appls
    FIN 447 - Derivative Markets
    FIN 457 - Investment Fund Management
    FIN 484 - Seminar: Financial Management
    IB 441 - International Financial Management

  • Financial Planning

    Required courses:
    FIN 401 - Corporate Finance
    FIN 407 or ACC 360 - Investment Fundamentals or Federal Income Taxation
    FIN 411 - Financial and Insurance Planning Fundamentals
    FIN 412 - Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits

    Choose one course from:
    ACC 360 - Federal Income Taxation
    FIN 406 - Financial Markets and Institutions
    MKT 434 - Sales Management and Personal Selling

  • Human Resource Management

    Required courses:
    HRM 305 - Human Resource Policy and Administration
    OB 354 - Behavior in Organization

    Choose two courses from:
    HRM 406 - Staffing, Training and Develop
    HRM 407 - Compensation and Performance Management
    HRM 408 - Employment Relations
    HRM 409 - Legal Issues in HR

    Choose one course from:
    HRM 406 - Staffing, Training and Develop
    HRM 407 - Compensation and Performance Management
    HRM 408 - Employment Relations
    HRM 409 - Legal Issues in HR
    OB 401 - Management Skills Development
    OB 402 - Organizational Change and Development
    OB 403 - Negotiation and Conflict Management
    OB 404 - International Dimensions of Organizational Behavior

  • Information Systems Security

    Required courses:
    ISM / ITM 310 - Information Systems in Management
    ISM / ITM 343 - Social Network Analysis
    ISM / ITM 351 - Networking and Collaborative Computing
    ISM / ITM 383 - Information Technology Security
    ISM / ITM 387  - Digital Security: Threat Prevention and Management

  • Information Systems Management / Information Technology Management

    Required courses:
    ISM / ITM 310 - Information Systems in Management
    ISM / ITM 321 - Database Systems I
    ISM / ITM 351 - Networking and Collaborative Computing

    Choose two courses from:
    ISM / ITM 301 - Business Application Programming
    ISM / ITM 302  - Object-Oriented Programming
    ISM / ITM 331 - Info Systems Development
    ISM / ITM 371 - IT Strategy: Disrupting Industry Norms, Practices, and Structures
    ISM / ITM 382 - Advanced Computer Applications
    ISM / ITM 383 - Info Technology Security
    ISM / ITM 431 - Database Systems II

  • Management

    Required courses:
    ACC 298 - Financial Accounting
    ISM / ITM 310 - Information Systems in Management
    MKT 352 - Marketing Principles and Policies
    OB 354 - Behavior in Organization

    Choose three more courses from at least two subjects:
    ACC 299 - Managerial Accounting
    300-400 level business course

  • Marketing

    Required courses:
    MKT 352 - Marketing Principles and Policies
    MKT 382 - Understanding Customers
    MKT 402 - Marketing Management

    Choose two courses from:
    MKT 360 - Marketing and Society
    MKT 363 - Digital Consumer Search and Marketing
    MKT 434 - Sales Management and Personal Selling
    MKT 436 - Business to Business Marketing
    MKT 454 - Marketing Research
    MKT 455 - E-tailing and Retailing
    MKT 457 - Global Marketing and Consumer Culture
    MKT 458 - Advertising (formerly Communications Strategy and New Media)

  • Supply Chain Management

    Required courses:
    OM 300 - Introduction to Operations Management
    OM 460 - Supply Chain Management

    Choose three courses from:
    OM 465 - Strategic Sourcing
    OM 470 - Analysis and Design of Supply Chain
    OM 475 - Supply Chain Logistics Management
    OM 480 - Enterprise Resource Planning in Supply Chain Management
    OM 493 - Research Operations Management

Important Notes

  • Some courses listed here may have additional prerequisites that could add to the total credit hours needed.
  • Courses cannot be applied towards both a major and a minor. Exception: Finance majors may apply the required course of ACC 358 towards the accounting minor. 
  • BBA students are not eligible for a management minor. 
  • Marketing and digital marketing cannot be used together in any combination of majors or minors.
  • Information Technology Management / Information Systems Management and Information Systems Security cannot be used together in any combination of major or minors. 
  • Students not enrolled in the College of Business BBA program cannot elect more than 30 credit hours in courses offered by the COB.
  • BBA students must complete 12 credits outside of their major to earn a minor. 
  • A minimum overall GPA of 2.0 in all course taken towards the minor is required. 

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