2019-2020 Academic Catalog

Business Interdisciplinary Studies

Minors:

Minor in Business Administration (BUS)

The interdisciplinary minor in Business Administration is offered for students who are not in the School of Business Administration.

The minor in Business Administration is a valuable program for non-business majors who intend to pursue careers in business or want to prepare for an MBA program.

The minor in Business Administration is available to non-business majors only.  The course requirements are listed below.  Note that additional prerequisites may apply to some of the course selections which would increase the total number of  hours needed to complete the minor.

ACC 200Introduction to Accounting3
or ACC 207
ACC 208
Introduction to Financial Accounting
and Introduction to Managerial Accounting
ECO 203Principles of Microeconomics3
Select four courses from:12
Introduction to Financial Management
Corporate Finance
Legal Environment of Business
Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Survey of Organizational Behavior
Survey of Management Information Systems
Systems Thinking in Organizations
Survey of Marketing
Introduction to Operations & Supply Management
Total Hours18

Business Courses

BIZ 101. Business Education Planning. 1 Hour

Introduction to the School of Business Administration, the University and educational planning.

BIZ 200. Survey of Business. 3 Hours

Introduction to Business for non-business majors. This course satisfies the BIZ 201 requirement for students transferring into the School of Business Administration. This course is designed to expose interested students to the fundamentals of business in an ever-changing global marketplace. This course includes learning key terms and concepts used throughout business, including business communication, management, accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, management information systems, operations management and excel. It is also designed to expose students to various career fields working in or with a business. Upon completion, students will be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of business.

BIZ 201. Introduction to Business. 3 Hours

Introduction to Business is designed to expose interested business students to the fundamentals of business in an ever-changing global marketplace. This course includes learning key terms and concepts used throughout business, including business communication, management, accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, management information systems, operations management and excel. It is also designed to expose students to the various career fields in the areas of business. Upon completion, students will be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of business concepts that will serve as a foundation for studying other business subjects. This course is a prerequisite for all School of Business Principles (designated as 301 level) courses.

BIZ 294. Special Topics in the School of Business Administration. 3,4 Hours

Special Topics in the School of Business Administration.

BIZ 399. Engaging with Business. 0 Hours

Exclusively for non-business majors, students will understand basic business concepts and the fundamentals of how businesses operate. In a week long format offered between semesters, this course familiarizes students with concepts from accounting, economics, finance, information systems, management, marketing, and operations. Students will find this knowledge helpful as they seek employment with businesses after graduation.

BIZ 400. Dean's Leadership Lab. 1-6 Hours

Dean's Leadership Lab.

BIZ 497. Lab Work Experience. 1-6 Hours

Interdisciplinary-Bus Courses