Business Minor

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No matter your major, prepare for real world experiences...

Regardless of your academic path, the possibility will always exist to enter the arena of business. Whether you are turning your passion into a business, or want to prepare well for a life of managing money and people, a minor in Business can give you the tools you need.


Program Description

A minor in Business gives students exposure to a variety of areas within the Goodfriend School of Business, including accounting, management, economics, marketing, finance, human resources, and international business.

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Principles of Accounting

An introductory course in general accounting. Topics covered include financial statements, the accounting information system, accrual accounting concepts, accounting for a merchandising enterprise and the multiple-step income statement, reporting and analyzing inventory, fraud, internal control and cash management, reporting and analyzing receivables, fixed assets, liabilities, and stockholders’ equity.


An introduction to macroeconomics with emphasis on applying basic macroeconomic models to recent economic events. Special consideration is given to the determinants of unemployment, inflation, and economic growth.

Principles of Management

An examination of the functions of management; planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. Topics include the history of management thought, strategic planning, decision making, managerial ethics, organizational structure, supervising teams, and managing change.