The minor in business administration is designed to allow students the opportunity to learn the foundations of business, including leadership and management skills. The elective course is designed to allow students to learn about a functional area in business or to delve more deeply into one of the foundations.
Competencies, Knowledge, or Skills to be achieved
Students explore four main components of business through the study of economic and accounting principles, marketing principles, and human resource leadership for the purpose of optimizing business performance and organizational value.Through the elective choice, students will achieve additional knowledge or skill in one of the following foundational or functional areas.
This minor is not approved for students majoring in accounting, business administration, finance, management, marketing and business development, or supply chain management.
Structure of the Business Minor
Required Courses (12 credit hours)
Survey of Accounting
Survey of Economics
Management & Organizational Behavior
Principles of Marketing
† May also take ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics
Elective Course** (3 credit hours)
Choose one of the following
Legal & Ethical Environment of Business
Principles of Real Estate
Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship
Technology & Entrepreneurship
Financial Markets & Institutions
Leading Inclusion & Diversity
Human Resource Management
Management of Change
Personal Branding & Networking
Business Development I
Business Development II
Marketing Analytics & Inquiry
Negotiations & Conflict Resolution
Create your own Adventure
Principles of Operations Management
*Prerequisites must be met – see course descriptions for prerequisite requirements
**Other three credit hour courses must be approved by the ME Department Head
Total Credit Hours Required: 15 (at least 9 of which must be completed at The Citadel)
Note: Please refer to Academic Minor policy within the Undergraduate Curriculum section of the College Catalog regarding the applicability of courses towards core major curriculum and minor curriculum requirements. For more information, please contact the Management and Entrepreneurship Department Head.