Day: April 9, 2024

Business Bash: Minor Programs and Pizza

TOMORROW April 10th @ 4:30 in room 101 of the Academic Office Building (AOB)
The COB will share information about minors. Our minors lead to exciting pathways for students to broaden their academic horizons, complement their majors, and cultivate skills essential for success in today’s dynamic professional landscape.

Minors may complement a wide range of majors and provide students with valuable interdisciplinary skills and knowledge. Below is a description of each minor offered; individual degree audit requirements are linked.

  • Business: In today’s fast-paced and competitive global economy, having a solid foundation in business principles is essential for success. Our Business Minor offers students a comprehensive overview of key concepts and skills necessary to thrive in diverse organizational settings. This minor is not open to students majoring in Accounting (BACC and BAC1), Engineering Management (BEM), Finance (BFIN), Management (BMGT, BMG1, BMG2), Management Information Systems (BMIS), and Marketing (BMKT).
  • Business IT Solutions: In an era where technology drives business innovation, this minor empowers students with the power to leverage IT solutions effectively within corporate landscapes. From data management to digital transformation strategies, students experience business and technology, equipping themselves for dynamic roles in modern enterprises. This minor is not open to students in Management Information Systems (BMIS)
  • Construction Management: This minor provides a comprehensive understanding of the intricacies involved in construction projects. Through courses encompassing project planning, risk management, and sustainable construction practices, students gain the knowledge sought after in the construction industry.
  • Economics: Explore the intricate mechanisms of economies and decision-making processes with our Economics minor. From macroeconomic principles to microeconomic analysis, students develop an understanding of economic phenomena, empowering them to navigate the complexities of global markets and policymaking realms. This minor is not open to students in Economics (BEC).
  • Entrepreneurship, Technology, and Innovation: For the aspiring innovators and disruptors, this minor offers a place to cultivate entrepreneurial mindsets and skills. From ideation to creation, students use their abilities to identify opportunities, navigate challenges, and drive impactful change in the entrepreneurial landscape.
  • FinTech: Dive into the intersection of finance and technology with our Fintech minor. From different trading practices, students will explore cutting-edge technologies shaping the future of financial services. Equipped with fintech expertise, they are poised to thrive in the rapidly evolving landscape of finance and banking.
  • Global Business: In an increasingly interconnected world, proficiency in global business practices is paramount. Our Global Business minor offers students a view of international markets, cross-cultural management strategies, and global supply chain dynamics. With a global mindset and cross-cultural competencies, students will excel in the interconnected global marketplace.