The minor in business administration is designed to allow students the opportunity to learn the foundations of business, including leadership and management skills. The elective course is designed to allow students to learn about a functional area in business or to delve more deeply into one of the foundations.
Competencies, Knowledge or Skills to be achieved
By completing the minor, students will have developed a basic competency in accounting, business law, economics and ethics as well as skills in the leadership and management of organizations. Through the elective choice, students will achieve additional knowledge or skill in one of the following foundational or functional areas: accounting, communications, computer applications, economics, finance, human resource management, information systems, international business, law, leadership, marketing, real estate or statistics.
This minor is not approved for students majoring in accounting, business administration, finance, management, marketing and business development or supply chain management.
Required Courses (9 credit hours)
Principles of Financial Accounting*
Legal & Ethical Environment of Business
Principles of Microeconomics*
Leadership Elective Course (3 credit hours):
Choose one of the following (the course not chosen can be taken to fulfill the Elective Course requirement)
Leadership in Organizations*
Management & Organizational Behavior
Elective Course** (3 credit hours): Chose of one of the following
Principles of Managerial Accounting*
Principles of Business Analytics
Principles of Real Estate
Communications in Business*
Principles of Macroeconomics*
Principles of Finance*
Human Resource Management
Management Information Systems*
Principles of Marketing*
Personal Branding & Networking
*Prerequisites must be met – see course descriptions for prerequisite requirements
**Other three credit hour courses must be approved by the ME Department Head
Total Credit Hours Required: 15 (at least 9 of which must be completed at The Citadel)
Note: Please refer to Academic Minor policy within the Undergraduate Curriculum section of the College Catalog regarding the applicability of courses towards core major curriculum and minor curriculum requirements. For more information, please contact the Management and Entrepreneurship Department Head.