Small Business Management Minor
The minor in small business management is designed to provide non-business majors, particularly pharmacy, occupational therapy, and physical therapy students, with the necessary small business management knowledge and practical skill development related to the establishment and operation of a small enterprise in today’s dynamic business environment. This minor is a pathway to develop the fundamental business knowledge and practical skills to ensure the successful start-up/acquisition and long-term health of a small enterprise.
Interested students should apply to the minor program early in their academic career, usually by the fifth semester of college work, but no later than the end of the drop/add period of the first semester of their last year of didactic work.
To satisfactorily complete a minor in small business management, students must complete a minimum of 20 credits including the prerequisite course (2 credits), required courses (9 credits), and elective courses (9 credits).
PB 120 - Introduction to Business Seminar (Credits: 2)
PB 3XX - Small Business Management (Credits: 3)
- EC 101 - Introduction to Macroeconomics (Credits: 3)
- PB 316 - Accounting Theory (Credits: 3)
Suggested Elective Courses Include*
PB 318 - Financial Management(Credits: 3)
- PB 319 - Introduction to Marketing Management (Credits: 3)
- PB 323 - Principles of Management (Credits: 3)
- PB 325 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship—New Venture Creation (Credits: 3)
- WR 303 - Professional Writing (Credits: 3)
Elective courses should be made in consultation with the student’s assigned minor advisor. Other elective courses that have a common intellectual bond can be approved by the minor advisor, program director, or department chair.