The minor in general business is for nonbusiness majors and requires a minimum of 18 credits. Students must attain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 in these courses.

It is suggested that students take the foundation courses first.

ACCT   202 and ECON   203 are the recommended courses. If a student wishes to become a business major, ACCT   202 cannot be applied to the business program. ECON   203 with a minimum grade of B can be applied to the business program. Also note that students may receive credit for only two of the following three courses: ECON   203, ECON   210 or ECON   211. ACCT   205 and ECON   205 are recommended for engineering students.

FIRE   311 has the following prerequisites: SCMA   212 or MATH   200; and ACCT   203 or ACCT   202 (for nonbusiness majors). This course is restricted to students who have completed at least 54 credit hours (junior standing) or 24 credits with minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.

INFO   160 and junior standing are prerequisites to INFO   360.

Junior standing is required for MGMT   319.

All students entering junior-level business and economics courses are expected to have competency in computer-based word processing and spreadsheet skills.

Students who would like to apply transfer credits toward the general business minor will be limited to no more than one-half the total required number of credits.

Course requirements for minor in general business

Foundation courses
Select one of the following accounting courses:3
Accounting for Non-business Majors
Introduction to Accounting I
Introduction to Accounting II
Introductory Accounting Survey
Fundamentals of Accounting
Select one of the following economics courses:3
Introduction to Economics
The Economics of Product Development and Markets
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Concepts in Economics
Finance/insurance elective
Select one of the following:3
Personal Financial Planning
Principles of Real Estate
Risk and Insurance
Financial Management
General business electives
Select three of the following:9
Business Information Systems
Managing People in Organizations
Marketing Principles
Legal Environment of Business
Total Hours18