Business - Minor

College of Business Administration
Department of Management and Information Systems
404 Business Administration Building
Kent Campus
330-672-1140
mis@kent.edu
www.kent.edu/business/mis


Description

The Business minor provides students with exposure to a basic business core and helps them gain an overview of the world of business while pursuing a degree in another field.

Fully Offered At:

  • Ashtabula Campus
  • Geauga Campus
  • Kent Campus
  • Salem Campus
  • Stark Campus
  • Trumbull Campus
  • Tuscarawas Campus

Admission Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students enrolled only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.

  • Minimum 2.500 overall Kent State GPA; or if new freshman, no established GPA is required.
  • Students declared in a major in the College of Business Administration cannot declare the Business minor.

Minor Requirements

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Minor Requirements
ACCT 23020INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 3
ECON 22060PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS (KSS) 3
ECON 22061PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS (KSS) 3
FIN 36053BUSINESS FINANCE 3
MKTG 25010PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING 3
MIS 24053INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 3
MIS 24163PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT 3
MIS 34054USING INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR SOLVING BUSINESS PROBLEMS 3
or MIS 34165 DYNAMICS OF LEADERSHIP
or MIS 34180 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Minimum Total Credit Hours:24

Graduation Requirement

Minimum Minor GPA
2.500
  • Students are expected to satisfy course prerequisites for all courses required in the minor. Prerequisites are not tied to a particular catalog; therefore it is important to look at the most current information about a course.
  • To earn a College of Business Administration minor, students must complete at least 50 percent of the total required credit hours for the minor at Kent State University, at least 6 credit hours in the minor must be at the upper division (30000 and 40000 level), and at least 6 credit hours in the minor must be different from courses in the student's major and minor(s). Students may not pursue a minor and major in the same discipline.
  • It is recommended that students pursuing the Business minor take a statistics course and an operations course.
  • In computing minor GPA, all attempts of 30000-level courses are included in the calculation.