Business Minor

Business Minor

Penn State Shenango’s Business minor complement to virtually any major by providing students a background in business that increases their marketability in the job market. This minor encourages students to develop and apply skills appropriate to the business contexts of their chosen majors. Students pursuing the Business minor must complete 13 credits of prescribed course work and solidify their business understanding with six credits of senior-level course work in the following areas: Accounting; Business Administration; Business Law; Energy Business and Finance; Economics; Entrepreneurship; Finance; Financial Services;  Health Policy and Administration; International Business; Labor Studies and Employment Relations; Management Information Systems; Management; Marketing; Risk Management; Supply Chain Management; or Statistics. A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR: 19 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES: (10 credits)

ACCTG 211(4) (Sem: 1-5)
MGMT 301(3), MKTG 301(3) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES: (3 credits)

Select 3 credits from ECON 102 GS(3) or ECON 104 GS(3) (Sem: 1-5)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS: (6 credits)

Select 3-6 credits at the 400 level from:
ACCTG, B A, B LAW, E B F, ECON, ENTR, FIN, FINSV, H P A, I B, LER, MIS, MGMT, MKTG, R M, SCM, or STAT (Sem: 5-8)

Select 0-3 credits at the 400-level from:

CAS 404(3), CAS 452(3), CAS 483(3), CC 401(3), CC 403W(3), COMM 421W(3), COMM 427(3), COMM 471(3), CRIMJ 408(3), CRIMJ/SOC 467(3), ENGL 419(3), ENGL 420(3), ENGR 425(3), HD FS 401(3), HD FS 424(3), HD FS 425(3), HD FS 455(3), HIST 458Y(3), HM 435(3), HM 471(3), HM 484(3), IST 402(3), IST 420(3), IST 425(3), IST 431(3), IST 432(3), IST 461(3), KINES 438W(3), KINES 492W(3), PHIL 406(3), PL SC 440 US;IL(3), PSYCH 404(3), PSYCH 408(3), PSYCH 423(3), PSYCH 482(3), PSYCH 484(3), PSYCH 485(3), RPTM 410(3), RPTM 415(3), RPTM 470(3), SOC 455(3), SOC 456(3) (Sem: 5-8)

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 2014  Blue Sheet Item #: 43-03-174