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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Minor

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Powerful programs and a strong student-centered education that merges experiential learning with innovative thinking, technology and hands-on applications mean Oakland business students can take advantage of incomparable opportunities to practice business and leadership skills within and beyond the classroom. No matter which major is the stepping-stone to your future, you will gain a comprehensive overview in the business foundations and specifics of your chosen field.

Specific offerings for each semester may be found in the Schedule of Classes.

Requirements for the minor in Business

Additional requirements

This minor is not open to pre-business students, business undecided students or students holding major standing in the School of Business Administration. ACC 3000, MGT 3000, MIS 3010, MGT 3000, POM 3000, and FIN 3000 cannot be used to fulfill the requirement of any other SBA major or other SBA minor, except for the Entrepreneurship minor or the International Management minor for non-SBA students. In addition, these courses cannot be used to fulfill any of the pre-core course requirements for the Master of Business Administration, Master of Accounting, or Master of Science in Information Technology Management degrees at Oakland University.

To earn this minor, and to take 3000- and 4000-level business classes, non-business students must meet with the minor coordinator and have an approved minor authorization form detailing the courses and the prerequisites required for the given minor. Once approved for the minor, students must take all the remaining courses in the minor at Oakland University. Students must complete the prescribed courses for the minor with a grade of C or better in each course and the prerequisites for each course. Transfer students planning to earn a minor must earn at least nine credits toward the minor at Oakland University; at least six of these nine credits must be in courses at the 3000 level or above.