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Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration (BSBA), University of Colorado Denver Business School, CU Denver

Business School, University of Colorado Denver

Minor in Business

Undergraduate: Minor in Business

Minor in Business Fundamentals

Business Knowledge to Ensure Career Success

The business minor is specifically designed to introduce non-business undergraduate students to the fundamentals of business equipping you with the knowledge and skills to launch your major into a career.

Many hiring managers are looking for employees with business knowledge and skills which may not be acquired in other highly specialized areas of study. Students enrolled in the business minor have the benefit of following their passion with their undergraduate degree while adding the business knowledge and skills employers want.

Our 300+ business partners participate on boards and advisory councils, provide scholarships, advise on curriculum and provide internships and jobs to our Business School students.

When you are enrolled, you have access to Business School resources including:

  • career coaching
  • job opportunities
  • networking
  • internships opportunities
  • job search boot camps
  • career fairs

Business Minor Courses

The business fundamentals minor consists of five courses designed especially for non-business students:

Introduction to Business (BMIN 1000)

Offered Spring and Fall. The business and economic landscape and business terminology is introduced.

Fundamentals of Management, Marketing and Operations (BMIN 3001)

Offered Fall. Essential concepts of management, leadership, marketing and operations.

Fundamentals of Financial Accounting, Finance and Data Driven Analysis (BMIN 3002)

Offered Fall. Essential concepts of accounting, including the use of financial information in making business decisions, finance and data analysis.

Essential Skills for Today’s Workplace (BMIN 3003)

Offered Spring. Comprised of modules focusing on specific skill sets: Business communications and presentation skills and career and professional development.

Capstone: Innovation, Strategy and Business Planning (BMIN 3004)

Offered Spring. Students will examine the critical issues involved in developing and running successful businesses.

Enrolling in the Business Minor

  • Declare your minor by filling out the top portion of the Minor Declaration Form.​ Please return it to the 4th floor of the Business School or email it to
  • Register for courses (you can also take a few courses before you enroll)
  • Fall:
    Introduction to Business: BMIN 1000
    Fundamentals of Management, Marketing and Operations: BMIN 3001
    Fundamentals of Financial Accounting, Finance and Data Driven Analysis: BMIN 3002

    Introduction to Business: BMIN 1000
    Essential Skills for Today’s Workplace: BMIN 3003
    Capstone: Innovation, Strategy & Business Planning: BMIN 3004

  • You need a 2.0 GPA to be accepted for and graduate with a business minor
  • Have questions? Contact Courtney Burkett 303-315-8106

Click the link below to download a flyer.

Business Minor


For more information, contact the Business School Undergraduate Advisors​ or call 303-315-8100.

Please see the course catalog for course descriptions.

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