Business Department Minors

Business Minor

PEAKS | Professional Studies & Enhancements |

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-325

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 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

15 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Course Course Title Credits

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

LSP-201

Leadership Theories, Styles, Realities

3

LSP-497

Internship in area of emphasis

3

Complete at least 3 classes (9 credits) related to area of emphasis (see below):

BUSINESS LEADERSHIP EMPHASIS

BUS-100

Introduction to Business

3

LSP-299T

Leadership in Business

3

Complete 1 from the following:

 

BUS-200

Small Business Management

3

BUS-325

Principles of Management

3

BUS-340

International Business

3

BUS-358

Human Resource Management

3

BUS-453

Production and Operations Management

3

BUS-483

Project Management

3

CHRISTIAN EMPHASIS

REL-112

New Testament Introduction

3

LSP-210

Servant Leadership

3

Complete 1 from the following:

REL-220

Christian Spirituality

3

REL-225

Christian Theology

3

REL-348

Religion and Science

3

REL-399

Readings in Religion

3

Student Learning Outcomes

Through core leadership classes students will gain skills and concepts that will contribute to their effectiveness as leaders in multiple settings. Through interdisciplinary study, students will gain skills and concepts that will contribute to their effectiveness as leaders in their area of emphasis.

Students will gain other skills in:

  • Critical Thinking
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Problem Solving