Business Minor for Engineering Majors

Business Administration Fundamentals

The minor will help prepare engineering students to interact with general managers in their engineering career and to pursue advanced study in business or engineering management.

Our Faculty

  • have doctoral degrees from prestigious universities and bring a wealth of business experience
  • are innovative
  • are committed to student success
  • bring the business world to life through case studies, seminar presentations and discussions

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 Toastmasters

Curriculum Guide

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 and 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

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For More Information:

College of Business Administration

Contact: Dr.Susan Hanlon

Career Opportunities

Career Center

The Career Center creates links among students, alumni and local professionals. You will have access to:

  • Career Resource Library
  • co-op/internships through Career Advantage Network
  • computer stations for resume writing and employment research
  • UA Career Fairs

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