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Business Minors

 

The International School of Business offers minors in Business, Entrepreneurship, Management, Marketing, and Sports Management to Finlandia’s non-ISB students.  These 21 credit minors offer flexible choices of coursework to suit students’ specific career interests and their other Finlandia studies. Students pursuing any Business Minor must complete all minor courses with a grade of C or better. At least twelve credits of the minor must be completed at Finlandia University.

Minor in Business:  The Business minor provides non-ISB students with a basic understanding of business principles useful for their careers and for entrance to MBA programs, should they wish to pursue further business education. 

Minor in Business                                                                              21 credits

 Required 

·         BUS 138      Fundamentals of Business (fall - 3
·         BUS 200      Fundamentals of Accounting (fall)  - 3
·         BUS 271      Principles of Management (spring)  - 3
·         BUS 345      Principles of Marketing (fall) - 3

Electives

Choose nine credits from the list below. At least two courses must be numbered at the 300 or 400 level.

·                   BUS 141  Business Communications (spring) - 3
·         BUS 235  Leadership and Team Skills (fall/spring)  - 3
·         BUS 332  Business Finance (fall) - 3
·         BUS 340  eMarketing (fall) - 3
·         BUS 346  Marketing Communication (spring)  - 3
·         BUS 348  Relationship Sales (fall) -  3
·         BUS 361  Business Law (spring) - 3
·         BUS 374  Principles of Sports Management (fall) - 3
·         BUS 381  Human Resource Management (fall) - 3
·         BUS 384  Entrepreneurial Learning I (fall, spring) - 1
·         BUS 385  Entrepreneurial Learning II (fall, spring) - 2
·         BUS 386  Organizational Behavior (spring) - 3
·         BUS 435  Entrepreneurship (spring) -3
·         BUS 447  Small Business Marketing (fall) - 3
·         ECN 231  Microeconomics (fall) - 3
·         ECN 232  Macroeconomics (spring) -3

Minor in Entrepreneurship: The Entrepreneurship minor is ideal for those considering starting their own business.

Minor in Entrepreneurship                                                                            21 credits

Required

·                    BUS 138 Fundamentals of Business - 3
           BUS 200 Fundamentals of Accounting -  3
            BUS 271 Principles of Management - 3
·         BUS 345 Principles of Marketing - 3
·         BUS 435 Entrepreneurship -  3

Electives: BUS 384/5 Entrepreneurial Learnng I/ II and 3 credits of 300/400 BUS/ECN courses

Minor in Management:  The Management minor is aimed at students who believe that they will eventually be involved in managerial functions as their careers progress.

 

Minor in Management                                                                                    21 credits

Required

·                   BUS 138 Fundamentals of Business -  3
·         BUS 200 Fundamentals of Accounting -  3
·         BUS 235 Leadership and Team Skills - 3
·         BUS 271 Principles of Management -  3
·         BUS 345 Principles of Marketing  -  3

Electives:  6 credits from BUS 205 Accounting Systems, BUS 361 Business Law, BUS 381 Human Resource Management, BUS 384/5 Entrepreneurial Learning I/II, BUS 386 Organizational Behavior, BUS 395 Project Management, BUS 435 Entrepreneurship

Minor in Marketing: The Marketing minor will help students prepare to expand their career options to include sales, merchandising, advertising, eMarketing.           

Minor in Marketing                                                                                          21 credits

Required

·                   BUS 138 Fundamentals of Business -  3
·         BUS 200 Fundamentals of Accounting -  3
·         BUS 271 Principles of Management -  3
·         BUS 345 Principles of Marketing  - 3

Electives:  9 credits from: COM 101 Introduction to Communication, COM 201 Mass Communication and the New Media, COM 288 Rhetoric and Persuasion, CPT 202 Digital Applications, ECN 231 Microeconomics, BUS 222 Business Computing Applications, BUS 340 eMarketing, BUS 346 Marketing Communication, BUS 348 Relationship Sales, BUS 351 Sports Marketing, BUS 448 International Marketing, BUS 481 Research Methods for business Decision-Making.

Minor in Sports Management: The Sports Management minor is ideal for athletes in other Finlandia programs who want to consider careers related to sports management or marketing activities.

Minor in Sports Management                                                                        21 credits

Required

·                    BUS 138 Fundamentals of Business - 3
·         BUS 200 Fundamentals of Accounting -  3
·         BUS 271 Principles of Management -  3
·         BUS 345 Principles of Marketing - 3
·         BUS 374 Principles of Sports Management -  3

Electives:  6 credits from BUS 351 Sports Marketing, BUS 352 Sport Business & Finance, BUS 453 Athletic Administration & International Sport, BUS 454 Facility and Game Event Management

Note: All minor courses with a grade of C or better. At least twelve credits of the minor must be completed at Finlandia University.