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General Business Minor Curriculum Requirements

Semester Curriculum RequirementsQuarter Curriculum Requirements

Before taking the minor courses, it is required that each student take the following courses:

  • College algebra (Math 1130 or 1148 or equivalent or higher)
  • Microeconomics (Econ 2001.01 or equivalent)
  • Basic computing (CS&E 1110 or higher)

In addition, the accounting course is prerequisite for the finance course.

Courses

All five courses must be completed to satisfy minor requirements.  Variations in the program are generally not permitted; any variations must be approved by the Executive Director of the Undergraduate Programs and Advising Office. 

A student who completes the minor following the above guidelines need only file their college's Minor Program Form with their college office.  No approval from Fisher College of Business is required.

AMIS 2000 - Foundations of Accounting and MIS - 3 credit hours
A survey of accounting for non-business students; financial statements and analysis; accounting for assests, liabilities and owners equity; and elements of managerial accounting.
BUS-FIN 3120 - Foundations of Finance - 3 credit hours
Survey of topics in finance for non-business students including: discussion of investment, time value of money, financial markets, financial institutions, risk and return, corporate and international business.
BUS-MHR 3100 - Foundations of Management & Human Resources - 3 credit hours
Survey of topics in management and human resources for non-business students. The material includes a discussion of organizational behavior, human resource management and labor markets.
BUS-MGT 3130 - Foundations of Operations Management - 3 credit hours
A survey of operations management for non-business students including discussion of operations management issues in both manufacturing and service organizations including management and purchasing.
BUS-M&L 3150 - Foundations of Marketing - 3 credit hours
A survey of marketing for non-business students including discussion of marketing practice tools and concepts and their applications in profit and non-profit organizations.
Exclusions

The minor is not open to students majoring in business or intending to major in business. Minor courses do not count toward a business degree and do not serve as prerequisites for further study in business.

Additional Requirements
  1. Courses used on the minor may not be used on the major.
  2. No more than 6 hours of transfer credit may be applied to any minor.
  3. No grade below a C- will be permitted in courses comprising the minor; the minimum overall CPHR of the minor shall be 2.00.
  4. Courses taken on a Pass/Non-Pass basis may not be applied to the minor.

Before taking the minor courses, it is required that each student take the following courses:

  • College algebra (Math 130 or 148 equivalent)
  • Microeconomics (Econ 200 or equivalent)
  • Basic computing (CS&E 100 or higher, or Eng. Graphics 167, or equivalent)

In addition, the accounting course is prerequisite for the finance course.

Courses
AMIS 310 - Foundations of Accounting and MIS
A survey of accounting for non-business students; financial statements and analysis; accounting for assests, liabilities and owners equity; and elements of managerial accounting.
BUS-FIN 420 - Foundations of Finance
Survey of topics in finance for non-business students including: discussion of investment, time value of money, financial markets, financial institutions, risk and return, corporate and international business.
BUS-MHR 400 - Foundations of Management & Human Resources
Survey of topics in management and human resources for non-business students. The material includes a discussion of organizational behavior, human resource management and labor markets.
BUS-MGT 430 - Foundations of Operations Management
A survey of operations management for non-business students including discussion of operations management issues in both manufacturing and service organizations including management and purchasing.
BUS-M&L 450 - Foundations of Marketing
A survey of marketing for non-business students including discussion of marketing practice tools and concepts and their applications in profit and non-profit organizations.
Exclusions

The minor is not open to students majoring in business or intending to major in business. Minor courses do not count toward a business degree and do not serve as prerequisites for further study in business.

Additional Requirements
  1. Courses used on the minor may not be used on the major.
  2. No more than 10 hours of transfer credit may be applied to any minor.
  3. No grade below a C- will be permitted in courses comprising the minor; the minimum overall CPHR of the minor shall be 2.00.
  4. Courses taken on a Pass/Non-Pass basis may not be applied to the minor.