By adding a business minor to your liberal arts
degree, you will have an edge in the job market. The business minor
allows you to focus on a specific area of business that fits your career
goals. The Business School offers all undergraduate students at the
University of Colorado Denver the opportunity to add a minor in business
administration to their degree. You will need a 2.0 GPA to be accepted
for a business minor. In addition, you must have a 2.0 GPA overall, and a
2.0 GPA in your business courses at the time of graduation to receive a
minor in business.
Please see the catalog for course descriptions.
Business minor prerequisites
- Introduction to business problem solving,ISMG2050
- Algebra for social science and business,MATH1070 (or a higher level math course)
- Polynomial Calculus, MATH1080
- Business statistics, DCSI2010
(or a statistics course approved by the Business School. Before taking this course you must first complete MATH1070 or MATH1110 and MATH 1080 or MATH1401.)
Note: Students enrolling for DCSI2010 must have completed MATH1070 OR MATH1110 or equivalent courses and MATH1080.
- Principals of economics: Macroeconomics, ECON2012
- Principals of economics: Microeconomics, ECON2022
Business minor Requirements
You will complete the following six courses (18 semester credit hours):
- Introduction to business, MGMT1000
- Managerial accounting and professional issues, ACCT2200
- Legal and ethical environments of business I, BLAW3000
- Principals of marketing, MKTG3000
- Principals of finance I, FNCE3000
- Managing individuals and teams, MGMT3000
- Four of the six courses above must be taken at the CU Denver Campus.
- If you have already taken the equivalent of one or more of these courses, other higher-level business courses may be substituted by petitioning to your Business School undergraduate advisor.
- Up to two courses (6 semester hours) of the six required business courses may be taken at another institution.
- Transfer credit will be granted on the same basis that transfer credit is granted for courses taken by business majors. Your undergraduate advisor can help with your transfer evaluation.