Minors & Areas of Emphasis

Minors

Students can choose to complete a minor in any of the following areas in business.

Accounting
A minimum of 12 credit hours in Accounting, to include ACC 311, ACC 318 and 341 and three hours of other upper-level accounting courses. Choose from among ACC 312, 348, 412, 418, 448 or 400-level Special Topics. Students must receive a grade of “C” in prerequisite courses to advance.

Economics
A minimum of 15 credit hours in Economics, with no more than six of those hours earned at the 200 level.

Entrepreneurship
A minimum of 15 credit hours to include – Required Courses: ACC 215, ACC 216 (ACC 310 for non-business majors only), MGT 360, MGT 461, and MKT 340. [Completion of ACC 215 and 216 may substitute ACC 310 for non-business majors only]; and one Elective Course:  FIN 380; LE 366; MIS 350; MKT 231; or an internship in Entrepreneurship.

Finance
A minimum of 12 credit hours in Finance, to include FIN 323, plus six hours from among FIN 321, 343, 370; plus three hours taken in any of the discipline’s 400-level courses.

Management
A minimum of 12 credit hours, to include MGT 320 and 422, plus six hours of 400 level MGT courses (excluding MGT460).

Management Information Systems
A minimum of 12 credit hours to include MIS 290 and MIS 340, plus six hours from among the 300/400 level MIS courses (excluding MIS 475).

Marketing
A minimum of 12 credit hours, to include MKT 340 and nine hours of MKT.

Risk Management and Insurance
A minimum of 12 credit hours to include FIN 321 and FIN 329, plus six hours from FIN 405 and SFT 235.

Areas of Emphasis

Students can choose to complete an Area of Emphasis in any of the following areas in business, dependent on their degree program of choice.

Health Care Management
Along with some changes to the core requirements, an area of emphasis in health care management requires you to take multiple courses with a health care management focus.

International Economics
Along with some changes to the core requirements, an area of emphasis in international economics requires you to take multiple courses with an international focus.