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Minors in the Mitchell College of Business

Students from colleges outside the Mitchell College of Business may elect, with the approval of their department chair, a minor in the Mitchell College of Business. A 2.0 GPA is required for the courses applied toward the minor. Students must complete at least 50 percent of the courses counted toward the minor at the University of South Alabama. Courses used for a first business minor may not be used for a second business minor.

 
 
- Economics Minor (18 hours) -
 
 
 

The designated courses are intended to provide knowledge of economics to support major study in the College of Arts & Sciences or the School of Computer and Information Science.

A minimum of 18 semester hours including:
ECO 215 Principles of Microeconomics
ECO 216 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECO 315 Intermediate Microeconomics or ECO 316 Intermediate Macroeconomics

Plus nine semester hours of other upper-level economic courses numbered 301 or above.

 
 
- Finance Minor (18 hours) -
 
 
 

The minor in finance is designed to support major study in the mathematics, engineering, and computer science, although the minor is available to all non-business majors.

A minimum of 18 semester hours including:
ECO 215 Principles of Microeconomics
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting
FIN 315 Business Finance (Prerequisites are ECO 215, ACC 211, BUS 245 or equivalent, MA 120 or equivalent)
FIN 420 (Prerequisite is FIN 315

Plus six semester hours (two courses)of other upper-level economic courses numbered 300 or above.

 
 
 
 
 
 
- General Business Minor (18 hours) -
 
 
 

ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I 
ECO 215 Principles of Microeconomics 
MGT 300Management Theory and Practice 
MKT 320 Principles of Marketing

Plus three semester hours of a Management Elective and three semester hours of Business Elective, numbered 300 or above for which the student meets the prerequisites.

 
 
 
 
 
 
- General Management Minor (18 hours) -
 
 
 

MGT 300 Management Theory and Practice
MGT 305 Organizational Communication
MGT 340 Organizational Behavior
MGT 351 Human Resource Management

Plus six semester hours of Management Electives, numbered 300 or above for which the student meets the prerequisites

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Marketing Minor (18 hours) -
 
 
 

MKT 320 Principles of Marketing
MKT 374 Consumer Behavior
MKT 380 Integrated Marketing Communications

Plus nine semester hours of other upper-level Marketing courses numbered 300 or above.