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Business Minor

If you are a non-business student interested in building an understanding and appreciation for the business aspects of your chosen profession, then the business minor is for you.

You will establish foundational knowledge in fields like accounting, finance, management, marketing, global supply chain management and information systems management.

The business minor gives you a head start towards an M.B.A. degree

You will also strengthen your communication skills and work with business people in a variety of contexts.

If you're interested in completing a minor in business, please contact a School of Business advisor or call 313-577-4505.
The business minor consists of at least three prerequisite courses and an additional six courses. The additional six courses are a mix of required and elective courses, as described below, and total 18 credit hours. Course details are available by clicking each course link.

Prerequisite Courses

ECO 2010  Principles of Microeconomics
ECO 2020  Principles of Macroeconomics
BA 2300     Quantitative Methods I: Probability and Statistical Inference
(or course(s) equivalent to or higher than BA 2300)

Required Courses

ACC 3010  Introduction to Financial Accounting
FIN 3290    Business Finance
MGT 2530  Management of Organizational Behavior
MKT 2300  Marketing Management


Two School of Business courses as electives. Talk to your advisor about your elective options.

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