General Minor in Business
The Minor in Business is designed to provide students with a broad background in business and its functional areas. The minor is also offered so students may develop the background necessary to apply their major discipline to business environment.
All majors in the Colleges of Liberal Arts and Science and Technology. All majors in the College of Professional Studies. In the College of Business, Business Education and Computer and Information Systems majors only.
The Minor in Business consists of 21 credits. The following courses are required:
|BSED 101||Introduction to Business|
|ACCT 220||Financial Accounting|
|MISCIS 150||Introduction to Info. Technology|
|OR ITM 175||ITMA|
|MGMT 244||Principles of Management*|
|FIN 313||Introduction to Corporate Finance**|
|MKTG 310||Marketing Principles and Practices***|
|LAW 331||Introduction to Law and Legal Environment****|
A minimum of 12 of the 21 credits must be taken at Bloomsburg University.
Suggested Course Sequence
BSED 101 and MISCIS 150 must be taken before the other courses. FIN 313 should be taken as the last course. The following sequence of courses is strongly recommended:
Year 1: BSED 101 and MISCIS 150 (or ITM 175)
Year 2: ACCT 220
Year 3: MGMT 244 and LAW 331
Year 4: MKTG 310 and FIN 313
The program will provide students with an understanding of how businesses operate and of the functional areas of marketing, management, accounting, information systems, finance, and law. The minor will strengthen the portfolio of non-business majors who plan on pursuing business employment upon graduation. Additionally, the Minor in Business will provide those students planning on eventually entering an MBA program with most of the prerequisites needed to enter most MBA programs.
* 24 semester hours earned is a prerequisite.
** Economics I and II (ECON 121 and ECON 122) and B and E Math (ECON 156) or Essentials of Calculus (MATH 123) and B and E Statistics (ECON 256) and Financial Accounting (ACCT 220) and Managerial Accounting (ACCT 223) are prerequisites, which may be used to fulfill general education requirements.
*** Economics I (ECON 121) is a prerequisite.
**** 30 semester hours earned is a prerequisite.