The Division of Business offers four minors to complement a variety of majors: Accounting, Business Management, Economics and Fashion Studies.
The Accounting minor provides students with a solid basis in the fundamentals of accounting needed in the business world. In addition, the minor will establish a foundation for students planning to earn graduate degrees in accounting or business.
The Accounting minor requires 15 credits. Every Accounting minor takes two required courses in accounting principles and three electives in the areas of financial accounting, managerial accounting, forensic accounting, or income tax.
A Business Management minor provides students with a basic understanding of the accounting and commercial language organizations use. The minor also offers knowledge and skills to supplement your career choice.
A student can complete the Business Management minor with 15 credits. Every Business Management minor takes two required courses in business principles and accounting plus three more business electives.
The minor can be integrated with a variety of majors. Communication Arts and Business Management students have shared interests in entertainment, advertising, and film industries, and courses in Advertising are cross-listed in the two departments. Dance or Theatre majors, who may want to run their own studios, can take courses in accounting, finance, marketing, or entrepreneurship. Political Science and History majors can get a taste of law school in the Legal Environment of Business course. International Studies majors can learn about the world of business in International Business and International Marketing courses. Math majors looking for a career in finance can study Money, Banking & Financial Markets; Introduction to Investments, and Corporate Finance.
The Economics minor, requiring 15 credits, supplements a liberal arts or pre-professional degree by providing students with a broad overview of domestic and global economies. Every Economics minor takes three required courses and two electives including courses such as International Economics or Business; Population and Development; or Money, Banking, and Financial Markets.
This is an interdisciplinary minor combining business, arts, media and culture. Students will take 6 courses, including four required courses and two electives. The minor will introduce students to the social, economic, cultural, psychological and historical aspects of fashion.