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Minor in Business


The minor in business administration is designed to allow a student the opportunity to learn the foundations of business, including leadership and management skills. The elective course is designed to allow the student 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:

A student who completes the minor will have developed a basic competency in economics, accounting, business law and ethics, and skills in the leadership and management of organizations. Through the elective, the student will achieve additional knowledge or skill in one of the following foundational or functional areas: economics, statistics, accounting, communications, marketing, computer applications, law, international business, finance, real estate, leadership, human resource management, or information systems.

Note: This minor is not approved for students majoring in business administration.

Structure of the Business Minor

1) Required Courses (9 Credit Hours):
BADM 202 Principles of Microeconomics
BADM 211 Introduction to Financial Accounting and Reporting
BADM 305 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

2) Required Leadership Elective (3 Credit Hours):
BADM 338 Management and Organizational Behavior*
BADM 371 Leadership in Organizations*

3) Elective (3 Credit Hours):
BADM 201 Principles of Macroeconomics*
BADM 205 Business Statistics I*
BADM 212 Introduction to Managerial Accounting*
BADM 216 Communications in Business*
BADM 309 Marketing Principles*
BADM 317 Computer Applications in Business*
BADM 318 Commercial Law*
BADM 320 International Business
BADM 321 Business Finance*
BADM 326 Principles of Real Estate
BADM 338 Management and Organizational Behavior*
BADM 371 Leadership in Organizations*
BADM 409 Human Resource Management
BADM 415 Relationship Marketing
BADM 417 Management Information Systems*

Total Hours Required: 15 Credit Hours (at least 9 hours must be completed at The Citadel)

*Prerequisites must be met (please see School of Business section for prerequisite requirements.) Note: For cases in which the major discipline already requires any of the Minor in Business Administration required courses (which cannot be used for a dual purpose and counted towards the Business Administration Minor), the student must contact the School of Business to determine appropriate substitutions. For further information, please contact the School of Business.

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