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:
By completing the minor, students will have developed a basic competency in accounting, business law, economics, and ethics as well as skills in the leadership and management of organizations. Through the elective choice, students will achieve additional knowledge or skill in one of the following foundational or functional areas: accounting, communications, computer applications, economics, finance, human resource management, information systems, international business, law, leadership, marketing, real estate, or statistics.
This minor is not approved for students majoring in accounting, business administration, finance, management, marketing and business development, or supply chain management.
Required Courses (9 credit hours)
|ACCT 201||Principles of Financial Accounting*|
|BLAW 301||Legal & Ethical Environment of Business|
|ECON 201||Principles of Microeconomics*|
Leadership Elective Course (3 credit hours):
Choose one of the following (the course not chosen can be taken to fulfill the Elective Course requirement)
|LDRS 371||Leadership in Organizations*|
|MGMT 303||Management & Organizational Behavior|
Elective Course** (3 credit hours): Chose of one of the following
|ACCT 202||Principles of Managerial Accounting*|
|BANA 101||Principles of Business Analytics|
|BLAW 303||Commercial Law*|
|BLAW 311||Principles of Real Estate|
|COMM 216||Communications in Business*|
|ECON 202||Principles of Macroeconomics*|
|FINC 301||Principles of Finance*|
|MGMT 311||Human Resource Management|
|MGMT 421||Management Information Systems*|
|MGMT 431||International Business|
|MKTG 301||Principles of Marketing*|
|MKTG 302||Personal Branding & Networking|
|STAT 160||Statistical Methods|
*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.