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Minor in Business Curriculum

Students admitted to the Minor in Business will be required to complete 15 credits of Ross School of Business coursework, in addition to the co-requisite ECON 101. Admitted students will work with a minor advisor in the Office of Undergraduate Programs to declare the minor, confirm they are meeting the minor requirements, and determine the appropriate coursework from the options below.  Students may view the Minor in Business checklist to plan their minor program. 

Core Requirements (12 credits; can be completed in any order):

  • ACC 300 Financial Accounting (3) OR ACC 471 Accounting Principles (3)
  • FIN 302 Making Financial Decisions (3) OR TO 302 Managing Business Operations (3)
  • MKT 300 Marketing Management (3) OR MO 302 Positively Leading People and Organizations (3)
  • STRATEGY 302 Business Strategy (3) OR Action-Based Learning course from the following list (subject to change):
    • ES 395 Entrepreneurial Management (3)
    • ES 445 Base of the Pyramid: Business Innovation for Solving Society's Problems (3)
    • MKT 401 Marketing Management II (3)
    • MO 463 Creativity at Work (3)
    • MO 470/STRATEGY 470 Strategic Management of Knowledge in Professional Service Firms (3)
    • STRATEGY 492 Dynamic Capabilities Through Corporate Development (3)
    • TO 465 Business Systems Consulting (3)
    • TO 482 Projects in Operations, Purchasing and Supply Chain Management (7.5)

Completion of any of the following courses prior to Fall 2012 will substitute as follows:

  • ACC 271 for ACC 300; ACC 272 for ACC 301; BIT 311 for TO 311; FIN 300 for FIN 302; MO 300 for MO 302; OMS 311 for TO 302

Elective Options (3 credits minimum required):

Students must complete a minimum of 3 credits of electives from the following list (subject to change):

  • ACC 301 Managerial Accounting (3) 
  • ACC 312 Intermediate Financial Accounting (3) 
  • ACC 315 Cost Accounting (3) 
  • ACC 318 Financial Statement Analysis (3) 
  • BA 201 Business Thought and Action (3) 
  • BE 311 Public Policies Toward Business (3) 
  • BE 440 Risk Management and Insurance (3)
  • BL 305 Legal Environment (3) 
  • BL 306 Law of Enterprise Organization (3)
  • BL 309 Business Ethics and Accountability (1.5) 
  • BL 310 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution (1.5) 
  • ES 250 Introduction to Entrepreneurship (3)
  • FIN 317 Corporate Financing Decisions (3) 
  • FIN 320 Real Estate Fundamentals (1.5)
  • FIN 321 Commercial Real Estate Finance (1.5) 
  • FIN 329 Financing Research Commercialization (3) 
  • FIN 334 Applied Quant/Value Portfolio Management (3) 
  • FIN 408 Capital Markets and Investment Strategy (1.5) 
  • FIN 409 Fixed Income Securities and Markets (1.5) 
  • FIN 415 Corporate Investment Decisions (3) 
  • FIN 425 Entrepreneurial Finance (3) 
  • FIN 440 Financial Trading (1.5)
  • FIN 480 Options and Futures in Financial Decisions (1.5) 
  • MKT 303 Brand Management (1.5) 
  • MKT 313 Consumer Behavior (3) 
  • MKT 408 Pricing (3) 
  • MKT 411 Advertising Management (3) 
  • MKT 418 Marketing Analytics (3) 
  • MKT 425 New Product Management (3)
  • MO 315 Introduction to Managing Human Capital (3) 
  • MO 321 Leadership in Organizations (3) 
  • MO 414 Managing Change (3)
  • STRATEGY 310 The World Economy (3) 
  • STRATEGY 361 International Management (3) 
  • STRATEGY 411 Corporation in Society (3) 
  • STRATEGY 417 Behavioral Processes of Strategic Management (3) 
  • TO 410 Supply Chain Management (3)
  • TO 411 Decision Support with Excel (3) 

View course descriptions here.  You can find all Fall 2014 Minor in Business offerings here

Questions?

Contact BusinessMinor@umich.edu.  Admitted students may schedule a Minor in Business Advising appointment

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