Business Department Minors

Business Minor

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The Business Minor offers students majoring in other disciplines an opportunity to gain a fundamental understanding of business in order to advance their career interests and qualify for employment in business or other organizations.

Business Minor

18 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Course Course Title Credits

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

BUS-100

Introduction to Business

3

BUS-150

Business Computer Applications

3

BUS-270 or
POE-263

Principles of Economics or
Introduction to Political Economy

3

Complete 9 credits from the following:

ACC-221

Financial Accounting

3

ACC-222

Managerial Accounting

3

BUS-200

Small Business Management

3

BUS-225

Principles of Management

3

BUS-330

Principles of Finance

3

BUS-340

International Business

3

BUS-360

Principles of Marketing

3

BUS-483

Project Management

3

BUS/ACC

Other upper division business and accounting (300-400 level) courses if approved by department director

3

Associated Minors

Leadership - Business Leadership Emphasis Minor

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The interdisciplinary Leadership Studies Minor is designed to teach students competencies in communication skills, problem solving, decision making and team development, a set of skills that effective leaders of any institution must possess.

Leadership Minor
Business Leadership Emphasis

16 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Course Course Title Credits

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

BUS-100

Introduction to Business

3

LSP-201

Leadership Theories, Styles, Realities

3

LSP-299T

Leadership in Business

3

LSP-494

Independent Study*

1

Complete 2 courses (6 credits) from the following:

BUS-200

Small Business Management

3

BUS-225

Principles of Management

3

BUS-299T

Special Topics (with approval of Leadership Studies program director)

3

BUS-340

International Business

3

BUS-453

Production and Operations Management

3

BUS-483

Project Management

3

LSP-497

Internship (with approval of Leadership Studies program director)

3

Notes

*Independent Study - Students must compile a portfolio of evidence supporting their leadership development through experiential activities (integrating concepts from leadership and other disciplines as appropriate). These portfolios will be graded on a pass/fail basis by the Leadership Studies faculty and should constitute a polished piece of work that serves as the student's highest achievement in the minor.

Leadership - Christian Leadership Emphasis Minor

PEAKS | Professional Studies & Enhancements |

The interdisciplinary Leadership Studies Minor is designed to teach students competencies in communication skills, problem solving, decision making and team development, a set of skills that effective leaders of any institution must possess.

Leadership Minor
Christian Leadership Emphasis

16 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Course Course Title Credits

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

LSP-201

Leadership Theories, Styles, Realities

3

LSP-210

Servant Leadership

3

LSP-494

Independent Study*

1

REL-112

New Testament Introduction

3

Complete 2 courses (6 credits) from the following:

HIS-242

History of Christianity

3

HIS-346

Reformation History

3

HIS-363

Rise of Christianity

3

HIS-378

Liberation Theology

3

LSP-497

Internship (with approval of Leadership Studies program director)

3

REL-202

Christianity

3

REL-220

Christian Spirituality

3

REL-225

Christian Theology

3

REL-339

Readings in Religion

3

Notes

*Independent Study - Students must compile a portfolio of evidence supporting their leadership development through experiential activities (integrating concepts from leadership and other disciplines as appropriate). These portfolios will be graded on a pass/fail basis by the Leadership Studies faculty and should constitute a polished piece of work that serves as the student's highest achievement in the minor.