As a minor, this program provides accounting education in financial statement preparation, budgeting, costing and accounting systems. The accounting minor is very beneficial if you want financial issues to be an important part of your responsibilities for any business, not-for-profit or government organization.
The business minor provides you with an overview of the business world by offering courses from all functional areas of business, the minor is self-contained and assumes no prior knowledge of business principles and concepts. The business minor is available to all university students and is designed to complement your primary field of study.
A computer information systems minor is designed to complement your primary career field by providing knowledge of large, complex, computer-based information systems and hands-on experience with the computer technology required to design and implement these systems.
The minor in data analytics will train students to use data to inform decision-making and create solutions. Students will learn to acquire and collect raw data in various formats, convert raw data to usable formats and then understand how to appropriately analyze the data to draw accurate and useful conclusions. Graduates of the program will be able to use their skills across a wide-range of industries as well as in the non-profit and government sectors.
As an economics minor, you will concentrate on problem solving, data analysis, human behavior and critical thinking. An economics minor is a valuable addition to any degree and is excellent preparation for careers in business or public service, as well as graduate study and law school.
An entrepreneurship minor is designed to bring an entrepreneurial perspective to your major field of study. You will be immersed in the entrepreneurial process through coursework, entrepreneurial projects and competitions.
Knowledge of finance is necessary in any business or organization in order to analyze and execute successful product, profit and value creation. The finance minor will provide you with the fundamentals of financial management, as well as institutional finance and the financial markets in which all businesses operate.
Offering a good mix of courses from business and healthcare, this minor introduces you to the ever-important role of business management in the expanding healthcare industry. This minor is self-contained and assumes no prior knowledge of business or healthcare principles and concepts.
The human resource management minor focuses on both theory and practical aspects of how successfully managing a firm’s human resource practices can provide competitive advantages. You will learn human resource staffing; performance management, training and development; compensation; employer/employee rights and responsibilities and human resource information systems management.
An excellent complement to many majors is the international business minor. It will introduce you to global business and cultural issues. In today’s landscape with an emerging economic powers and a “borderless” business world create the need for trained individuals to meet employment demands that have international implications.
The purpose of this minor is to provide students skills in understanding the business environment as a system of interrelated and interdependent parts, how to analyze the system to identify opportunities and challenges for addressing stakeholder concerns and skills for influencing others to work toward sustainable practices.
The management minor provides you with a basic core of business management courses, that emphasize strategic management, leadership and the human resource management. You will gain an overview of managerial functions and develop expertise that will add value to your career.
Marketing is an essential component in most successful businesses, which makes the marketing minor an excellent complement to any major. The program emphasizes the knowledge and research skills needed to explore consumer needs, wants and desires; build strategies based on research data; and communicate effectively the benefits of their goods or services.
The military and leadership studies minor is an integrated program designed to enhance your leadership development and success in today’s increasingly competitive world. This minor requires an application process and consultation with the Military Science or Aerospace Studies faculty.
The sales certificate is an excellent complement to most majors and opens your employment opportunities. You will walk away with the vital tools needed to become a successful sales professional in any business environment.