The 12-credit hour Business Minor Concentration is designed for students to perform in an emerging global business environment. Students are introduced to essential elements of Marketing, Management, Accounting, Finance and Corporate Social Responsibility. Students choose between three different track options: Innovation, Analytics or Entrepreneurship, culminating in a capstone course that focuses on strategy, application and the development of a "venture plan".

Students pursuing the Business Minor are required to apply to the Minor Program. The Fall deadline is March 15th and the Spring deadline is October 15th. Students need a minimum of 3 semesters in order to complete the Business Minor.

Below are the credit hours required for students who choose the Business Minor Concentration:


  • Principles of Marketing & Management (BUSM 2001) 3 credits
  • Financial Accounting & Finance (BUSM 2002) 3 credits

​Choose One:

  • Innovation Track: Managing Innovation in Organizations (BUSM 3001) 3 credits
  • Analytics Track: Business & Financial Analytics (BUSM 3002) 3 credits
  • Entrepreneurship Track: New Venture Creation (BUSM 3003) 3 credits
  • Global Track: Global Business for Business Minors (BUSM 3004)**

** BUSM 3004 is a global, study abroad experience which requires an additional cost and occurs over the summer.


  • Professional Business/Venture Plan Development (BUSM 4001) 3 credits

Total Credits:

  • 12 credits

Note: Beginning with the incoming class of Fall 2016, all courses in each e+ Concentration require a minimum grade of C.

Note: Students accepted into the Business Minor must pay a $500 per course fee (in addition to standard tuition), or $2,000 for the 4-course/12-credit program. Students who pursue multiple tracks for increased breadth of application should plan to pay an additional $500 for each course taken. The global track course fee is $500, plus the cost of the international experience. Cost caries from year-to-year based on destination and inflation. All engineering majors admitted to the Business Minor are automatically considered for a $2,000 scholarship to cover the full cost of the program.