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Business Management

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. The minor can be integrated with a variety of majors, such as but not limited to Communication ArtsDanceTheatrePolitical ScienceHistory, and International Studies.

LEARNING GOALS FOR THE MINOR IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Students in the in Business Management minor will achieve the following learning outcomes:

  • Business Functions: Students will explain and apply basic concepts in business; including finance, accounting, economics, management and marketing.
  • Critical Thinking Skills: Students will describe the use of fiscal and monetary policies in the context of the business and economic environment.
  • Quantitative and Technological Skills: Students will record financial transactions and prepare financial statements and explain how these are used. They will also demonstrate problem solving skills using the basic demand and supply model.
  • Domestic and Global Environment of Business: Students will articulate the impact of globalization, environmental issues and the role of diversity in today’s business environment.
  • Communication Skills: Students will communicate their basic knowledge of business issues and financial statement analysis using proper business terminology through oral presentations.
  • Ethical Analysis of Business Conduct: Students will demonstrate the use of ethical principals in business and accounting and the role of social responsibility in business decision.

REQUIREMENTS FOR A MINOR IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

BUS 100 The Contemporary Workplace 3
ACCT 215 Principles of Accounting I 3
Elective Courses: Take three courses from Bus/Acct/Eco courses, with at least one course at the 300+ level. Since some courses have pre-requisites, the specific program should be arranged in close collaboration with a business faculty advisor. 9
Total Credits
15

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