Business (Minor)

Business (Minor)

business minor

Build a foundation of business skills while pursuing your interest in the liberal arts and sciences

What is business?

A minor in business allows you to pursue your interests in the liberal arts and sciences while building a foundation of business skills, knowledge and experience to thrive in today’s evolving economy. A business minor complements all majors and is a valuable addition to your portfolio and resume.

Why study business at UNH Manchester?

Located in the economic heart of New Hampshire, UNH Manchester’s business program gives you the skills and connections to become a successful, innovative leader. Small class sizes offer you individualized attention from faculty, who bring years of industry experience to the classroom. Through hands-on learning in the classroom and through internships, you’ll get the real-world experience and leadership skills that today's employers look for.

Potential careers

  • Accountant or auditor
  • Advertising, promotions or marketing manager
  • Business, budget or financial analyst
  • Compensation/benefits manager
  • Financial advisor
  • Human resources/recruiting manager
  • Management analyst
  • Market research analyst
  • Project manager
  • Sales executive

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Curriculum & Requirements

The minor in business allows students to pursue their interests in the liberal arts and sciences while building a foundation of business skills and adding a valuable credential to their portfolio and resume. The minor in business requires successful completion of five business courses or 20 credit hours from the courses listed below.

Students must complete five courses (20 credits) with a cumulative minimum grade point average of 2.0 and with no grade below a C- grade. Transfer course approval for the minor is limited to at most, two relevant courses successfully completed at another accredited institution, subject to syllabi review and approval. Students must complete a minimum of 20 credits for the minor, with a maximum of 8 credits transferred from accredited institutions and a minimum of 12 credits completed in residence at UNH.

Required Courses
BUS 400Introduction to Business4
BUS 532Introduction to Financial Accounting4
ECN 412Introduction to Microeconomic Principles4
or ECN 411 Introduction to Macroeconomic Principles
Electives
Select two of the following (at least one of which must be at the 600 level or above):8
BUS 430
Introduction to Business Statistics
BUS 533
Introduction to Managerial Accounting
BUS 601
Financial Management
BUS 610
Marketing Principles and Applications
BUS 620
Organizational Behavior
Total Credits20

Other 600- or 700-level courses in business (BUS) or economics (ECN) may be substituted for courses listed above with permission of the business program coordinator. This may include an Internship course (BUS 690 Business Program Internship), Special Topics courses (BUS 675 Special Topics in Business Administration/BUS 685 Applications in Business Management), or an Independent Study in Business (BUS 695 Independent Study in Business).

For more information, contact Bill Troy, minor supervisor, at Bill.Troy@unh.edu.

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