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Accounting 

This minor will require six courses (18 semester hours).  One of the courses may satisfy your restrictive elective requirements.  This minor is directed toward the student who is willing to stay in school for a minimum of 4 ½ years.

PREREQUISITES

      COBU 201 – Introductory Accounting I

      COBU 202 – Introductory Accounting II

REQUIRED COURSES

      ACCT 301 – Intermediate Accounting I

      ACCT 302 – Intermediate Accounting II

      ACCT 315 – Accounting Information Systems

      ACCT 407 - Auditing

ELECTIVES (Must take two.)

      ACCT 306 – Cost Accounting

      ACCT 307 – Federal Income Tax I

      ACCT 308 – Federal Income Tax II

      ACCT 403 – Advanced Accounting

      ACCT 406 – Advanced Cost Accounting

      ACCT 415 – Governmental and Not-For-Profit Accounting

      ACCT 495 – Special Topics (3 One-Credit Courses)

The student should seek academic advisement from an Accounting faculty member in the Reginald F. Lewis College of Business.  The student is required to meet any prerequisite course requirements before enrolling in any course. All courses taken to fulfill the minor requirements must be passed with a grade of “C” or higher.

Cyber Security and Forensics 

The minor is directed toward the student who is willing to stay in school for a minimum of 4 ½ years.  It includes an additional 18 semester hours in Information Systems.

PREREQUISITES

            MISY 350 – Management Information Systems

            MISY 362 – Systems Analysis and Design

REQUIRED COURSES

            MISY 3xx – An Introductory Computer Programming Language Course 

            MISY 368 – Introduction to Information Security and Assurance

            MISY 468 – Advanced Information Security and Assurance

            MISY 478 – Managing Organizational IT Security Risks

            MISY 488 – Information Technology Security and Forensics

            CJUS 436 – White Collar Crime

The student should seek proper academic advisement from Management Information Systems faculty in the Reginald F. Lewis College of Business.  The student is required to meet all prerequisites before enrolling in any course. All courses taken to fulfill the minor requirements must be passed with a grade of “C” or higher.

Entrepreneurship

This minor provides students with fundamental knowledge of entrepreneurship and small business management, including what it takes to launch, fund, market, and successfully operate a sustainable social or commercial enterprise. The minor will require six courses (18 semester hours).

For Accounting, Computer Information Systems, and Marketing majors, FINC 446 will both satisfy your restrictive elective requirement for your major and fulfill one of the course requirements for the Entrepreneurship minor.

For Management majors, the MGMT courses in the Entrepreneurship minor can fulfill the requirements for three (3) management electives for your major, and FINC 446 can fulfill the requirement for your restrictive elective. This would leave you with only two additional Entrepreneurship courses to take to fulfill the Entrepreneurship minor’s requirements beyond your major requirements.

For Management majors with a Concentration in Human Resources, the MGMT courses in the Entrepreneurship minor can fulfill the requirements for two (2) management electives for your major/concentration, and FINC 446 can fulfill the requirement for your restrictive elective. This would leave you with only three additional Entrepreneurship courses to take to fulfill the Entrepreneurship minor’s requirements.

REQUIRED COURSES

            MGMT 444 – Introduction to Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management

ELECTIVES (The student may select five of the following management courses.)

            MGMT 446 – Entrepreneurial Marketing & New Product Innovation 

            FINC 446 – Entrepreneurial Finance

            MGMT 447 – Social Entrepreneurship & Sustainable Ventures

            MGMT 448 – Technology & Entrepreneurship

            MGMT 444 – Special Topics in Entrepreneurship

            MGMT 445 – Small Business Consulting

Students from other disciplines are welcome to pursue this minor. Students from theCollege of Engineering & Technology may use INLT 443 Engineering and Technology Entrepreneurship to fulfill one of the elective requirements of this minor. 

All students are required to meet any prerequisite course requirements before enrolling in any course. All courses taken to fulfill the minor requirements must be passed with a grade of “C” or higher.

Finance

A minor in finance requires a total of 18 semester hours.  The student who elects to minor in finance must complete nine semester hours of required courses and nine semester hours of electives in finance.

PREREQUISITES

      COBU 201 – Introductory Accounting I

      COBU 202 – Introductory Accounting II

REQUIRED COURSES

      COBU 300 – Principles of Finance OR

      NBFI 350 – Principles of Finance for Non-Business Majors

      FINC 360 – Principles of Investments

      FINC 400 – Corporate Finance

      FINC 465 – Management of Financial Institutions

ELECTIVES (You must take two.)

      FINC 415 – International Finance

      FINC 446 – Entrepreneurial Finance 

      FINC 452 – Principles of Real Estate

      FINC 460 – Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management

      FINC 472 – Risk Management & Insurance

The student should seek academic advisement from an Accounting and Finance faculty member in the Reginald F. Lewis College of Business.  The student is required to meet any prerequisite course requirements before enrolling in any course. All courses taken to fulfill the minor requirements must be passed with a grade of “C” or higher.

International Business

The minor in management is directed toward the student who is willing to stay in school for a minimum of 4 ½ years.  It includes an additional 18 semester hours in business courses.

REQUIRED COURSES

            NBMG 300 – Organization and Management for Non-Business Majors or

            COBU  302 – Organization and Management

            FINC    415 – International Financial Management  

MGMT 320 – International Business

            MGMT 420 – Managing in a Global Economy

            MKTG 408 – International Marketing          

ELECTIVES  (Depending on the student’s major, they will select one or more courses from the following to complete their 18 hours.)

ENGL ___   – Cultural Diversity

GEOG  210 – World Geography

MGMT 375 – Internship (must involve international business exposure)

POLI    210 – Comparative Government

STUDY ABROAD – Courses that are determined to be business-related depending on where the study will take place.

The student should seek proper academic advisement from Management faculty in the Reginald F. Lewis College of Business.  The student is required to meet all prerequisites before enrolling in any course. All courses taken to fulfill the minor requirements must be passed with a grade of “C” or higher.


Information Systems 

The minor is directed toward the student who is willing to stay in school for a minimum of 4 ½ years.  It includes a major other than Management Information Systems and additional 18 semester hours in Information Systems.


REQUIRED COURSES

      MISY 311 – Systems Architecture and Design

      MISY 350 – Management Information Systems

      MISY 362 – Systems Analysis and Design

      MISY 480 – Database and Security

Programming Language (i.e., C++, Visual Basic, JAVA, etc.)  - one course

ELECTIVES

      One course from the following list:

      MISY 300 – Computer Internship

MISY 466 – Web Application Design and Implementations

MISY 467 – Networking

MISY 486 – Current Issues in Information Systems

MISY 495 – Special Topics

MISY xxx – A programming language, which maybe a second course to a required programming language or any other programming language course.

The student should seek academic advisement from a Management Information Systems faculty member in the Reginald F. Lewis College of Business.  The student is required to meet any prerequisite course requirements before enrolling in any course. All courses taken to fulfill the minor requirements must be passed with a grade of “C” or higher.

Marketing 

The minor in marketing is directed toward the student who is willing to stay in school for a minimum of 4 ½ years.  It includes a major other than marketing and an additional 18 semester hours in marketing courses.


REQUIRED COURSES

            NBMK 300 – Principles of Marketing for Non-Business Majors or

            COBU  301 – Principles of Marketing 

ELECTIVES (The student may select five of the following marketing courses.)

            MKTG 303 – Marketing Communications

            MKTG 305 – Brand Management

            MKTG 306 – Marketing Channels

            MKTG 401 – Marketing Research

            MKTG 402 – Advertising

            MKTG 404 – Consumer Behavior

            MKTG 405 – Seminar in Marketing

            MKTG 406 – Marketing on the Web

            MKTG 408 – International Marketing

            MKTG 411 – Purchasing and Materials Management

            MKTG 460 – Direct Marketing

            MKTG 461 – Sales Management

            MKTG 462 – Industrial Marketing

            MKTG 470 – Services Marketing

            MKTG 489 – Strategic Marketing

The student should seek proper academic advisement from Marketing faculty in the Reginald F. Lewis College of Business.  The student is required to meet all prerequisites before enrolling in any course. All courses taken to fulfill the minor requirements must be passed with a grade of “C” or higher.

Management 

The minor in management is directed toward the student who is willing to stay in school for a minimum of 4 ½ years.  It includes a major other than management and an additional 18 semester hours in management courses.

REQUIRED COURSES

            NBMG 300 – Organization and Management for Non-Business Majors or

            COBU  302 – Organization and Management

ELECTIVES  (The student may select five of the following management courses.)

            MGMT 271 – Business Law

            MGMT 320 – International Business

            MGMT 330 – Organizational Behavior and Leadership

            MGMT 340 – Personnel and Human Resources Management

            MGMT 444 – Entrepreneurship and Small Business Mgmt.

            MGMT 450 – Organizational Theory

            MGMT 452 – Organizational Culture and Diversity

            MGMT 464 – Employment Laws and Policies

            MGMT 466 – Compensation Management

            MGMT 480 – Organizational Development

            MGMT 484 – Industrial Relations and Collective Bargaining

            MGMT 490 – Seminar in Management

The student should seek proper academic advisement from Management faculty in the Reginald F. Lewis College of Business.  The student is required to meet all prerequisites before enrolling in any course. All courses taken to fulfill the minor requirements must be passed with a grade of “C” or higher.

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