Business Administration Minor for Non-Business Majors

The 18-credit Business Administration Minor for Non-Business Majors is a way for a student in any major to gain a practical understanding of business.


Course Number Course Name Credits
6400:300 Introduction to Finance* 3
6200:201 Accounting Principles I 3
6500:301 Management: Principles and Concepts 3
6600:205 Marketing Principles 3
Total 12

Electives-Select 2 courses

6200:xxx Accountancy Course 3
6300:xxx Entrepreneurship Course 3
6400:220 Legal and Social Environment of Business 3
6200:250 Spreadsheet Modeling & Decision Analysis  3
6500:3xx/4xx Management Upper Level Course 3
6800:305 International Business 3
Total 6
Total Credits Required 18

*The pre-requisites for 6400:300 Introduction to Finance include 3250:200 Microeconomics and 3450:145 College Algebra (or higher level Math such as 3450:149 Precalculus Mathematics or 3450:221 Analytic Geometry-Calculus I). If 3450:145 College Algebra has not been taken, please consult with your academic advisor regarding placement into this course. Statistics courses are not appropriate substitutions or pre-requisites for 3450:145 College Algebra.

Akron Advantage

The program is accredited at the highest possible level by AACSB International - the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The College of Business Administration is considered to be one of the best business schools by Princeton Review and ranked in the top 100 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 business.

Business Administration Student Organizations:

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

Sample Curriculum

Business Administration Minor for Non-Business Majors

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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.