The Business minor allows students to attain a basic understanding of the fundamentals of business essential to any career path.  Students will develop an understanding of the language of business that will enable them to comprehend and communicate financial information, organizational behavior, marketing and operations.

NOTE: Students wanting to pursue an OSU MBA later should ideally declare the Business minor.

Successful completion of this minor requires that each course must be completed with a C- or better. In addition, the overall COB GPA in Minor (OSU TAKEN CLASSES) must be 2.5 or higher, and at least 50% of the overall minor credits must be from OSU.  This minor may not be completed in conjunction with the Family Business Minor.

31 Total Credits Required (minimum)
Course # Title Prerequisites Credits Available Online?
BA 260 Intro to Entrepreneurship SOPH 4 Yes
BA 315 Accounting for Decision Making SOPH 4 Yes
BA 360 Intro to Financial Management SOPH, ECON201, BA215 or BA213 4 Yes
BA 390 Marketing SOPH, ECON201 4 Yes
BA 314 Sustainable Business Operations JR, MTH111 4 Yes
BA 330 Legal Environment of Business SOPH 4 Yes
BA 351 Managing Organizations JR 4 Yes
ECON 201 Intro to Microeconomics SOPH, MTH111 4 Yes

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