Skip Navigation
*To search for student contact information, login to FlashLine and choose the "Directory" icon in the FlashLine masthead (blue bar).

College
College of Business Administration
Department
College of Business Administration

A310 Business Administration Building
330-672-2282
E-mail: gradbus@kent.edu
Web: www.kent.edu/business/grad/

The Business minor provides students with exposure to a basic business core and helps them gain an overview of the world of business while pursuing a degree in another field.

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

BUSINESS MINOR REQUIREMENTS (21 credits)
Type Course Title Credits
  ACCT 23020 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
KSS ECON 22060 Principles of Microeconomics 3
KSS   22061 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
  FIN 36053 Business Finance * 3
  MKTG 25010 Principles of Marketing 3
  MIS 24053 Introduction to Computer Applications 3
    24163 Principles of Management 3
MINIMUM TOTAL 21

* See registration requirements in the course listing for completed hours and cumulative GPA.

Requirement to declare the business minor:

  • Minimum 2.500 cumulative GPA; or if new freshman, no established GPA is required.
  • This minor is not available to College of Business Administration majors.

Requirement to graduate with the business minor:

  • Minimum 2.500 GPA (including all attempts the 30000 level course) is required in the minor courses.

Notes:

  1. To earn a College of Business Administration minor, students must complete at least two courses in the minor at Kent State University on a graded basis. At least one of these courses must be at the upper-division (30000 or 40000) level.
  2. It is recommended that students pursuing a business minor take a statistics course and an operations course.
    Recommended statistics course:  MIS 24056 Fundamentals of Business Statistics
    Recommended operations course: MIS 34060 Operations Management (prerequisites are MIS 24053 and MIS 24056).