Business Essentials for Engineering Majors

The 18-credit Business Minor for Engineering Majors is designed to help prepare engineering students to interact with general managers in their engineering careers, as well as to pursue advanced study in business or engineering management.

Required (15 credits)

Course Number Course Name Credits
3250:244 Introduction to Economic Analysis 3
6400:220 Legal and Social Environments of Business 3
6200:201 Accounting Principles I 3
6500:301 Management: Principles & Concepts or 6600:205 Marketing Principles 3
6400:301 Principles of Finance 3

Electives (3 credits)

4100:400 Engineering Management and Leadership 3
4200:110, 210, 310, or 410 Project Management & Teamwork I, II, III, IV (1 credit each; courses must be taken in sequence) 3
6400:302 Intermediate Corporate Finance 3
6600:275 Professional Selling 3
Total Credits Required 18

Akron Advantage

The program is accredited at the highest possible level by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The College of Business Administration is considered to be one of the best business schools by Princeton Review and ranked in the top 6 percent of all undergraduate programs by BusinessWeek.

Hands-On Research

You will work in teams on real-world business cases, applying your classroom knowledge to help solve problems faced by local businesses.

Business Administration Student Organizations:

  • Beta Gamma Sigma - an honorary fraternity
  • Delta Sigma Pi - a professional fraternity
  • Student Speaking Association (SSA)

Sample Curriculum

Business Essentials for Engineering Majors

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Career Opportunities

Career Services is located in Student Union 211, with another office in College of Arts and Sciences Building 126. Career Services provides career coaching and programming, and develops valuable relationships with employers and campus partners to provide students with many opportunities for experiential learning and career development.