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 18 credits. Every Business Management minor takes two required courses in business principles and accounting plus four more business electives. The minor can be integrated with a variety of majors including Art, Dance, Theatre, and Communication and Media Arts.
The Economics minor, requiring 18 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 three electives including courses such as International Economics or International Business; Population and Development; or Money, Banking, and Financial Markets.
This is an interdisciplinary minor combining business, arts, media, and culture. A student can complete the Fashion Studies minor with 18 credits. Students will take six courses in total, including four required courses and two electives. Required and elective courses include Fashion Marketing and Branding, Visual Merchandising, The Social Psychology of Dress and Global Fashion Business (short-term study abroad course). The minor will introduce students to the social, economic, cultural, psychological, and historical aspects of fashion.