Business Administration Minor

NON-BUSINESS STUDENTS PURSUING A MINOR

Non-Business students may broaden their education as well as expand their competitiveness in the job market with a minor in Business Administration.

Non-Business students should follow these steps:

  • Twelve (12) hours must be taken at the MSU main campus in Starkville or via MSU’s online course delivery module.
  • You must meet the required 2.50 MSU AND Overall GPA.
    • Only one D is accepted in the minor courses.
  • Follow the course requirements and pre-requisites. No course substitutions are allowed.
  • COB enforces pre-requisites due to its prestigious AACSB accreditation. Consider pre-requisites when choosing a minor course.
  • In order to ensure recognition for a minor, include the minor on the application for your degree. The minor and major must be declared simultaneously.
  • The minor will be recorded on the transcript, but does not appear on the diploma.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR MINOR IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION – 21 Credit Hours

Prepare for entrance into the world of business and/or the MBA program. Students will become familiar with basic concepts and techniques necessary for analyzing business environments, making sound business decisions, and planning one’s career.

Choose any 7 of the following:

Course Code Course Name
BL 2413Legal Environment of Business
*ACC 2013Financial Accounting
ACC 2023Managerial Accounting
EC 2113Macroeconomics
EC 2123Microeconomics
*FIN 3123Financial Management
MKT 3013Principles of Marketing
*MGT 3113Principles of Management
BIS 3233Management Information Systems
*BQA 2113Business Statistical Methods I
*BQA 3123Business Statistical Methods II

*Indicates Pre-requisites for the MBA program

If you are interested in pursuing the Business Administration minor, please contact, Mr. Chris Pilgrim, clp23@business.msstate.edu.