Minors

 

Accounting Minor

 

The accounting minor gives students an enhanced technical competency.  With two required courses and three electives, the minor can be tailored to complement the student’s major course of study. 

 

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Required Courses

 

 

Accounting minors are required to take 15 credit hours.

 

Two courses--ACCT 3110: Intermediate Accounting I and ACCT 3120: Intermediate Accounting II--are required, but you are allowed to choose the remaining three elective courses. 

 

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Elective Courses

 

 

Choose three elective courses to round out your accounting minor!

 

  • ACCT 3210: Cost Accounting
  • ACCT 3310: Business Processes & Internal Controls
  • ACCT 3510: Accounting Information Systems
  • ACCT 4310: Auditing & Assurance Services
  • ACCT 4410: Income Tax I
 

Prerequisites

 

 

This minor is available to business and non-business majors.  All students, business and non-business, are required to meet all prerequisites.  Prerequisites will not be waived. 

 

Find out which accounting courses have prerequisites in the bulletin

Ready to Declare?

 

 

Business majors:

Declare an accounting minor by visiting your advisor in 147 Lowder Hall.

 

Non-business majors:

Declare an accounting minor ahttps://aub.ie/NBdeclareminor after reviewing all minor requirements, course descriptions and prerequisite information.

 

 

Business Analytics Minor

 

With a business analytics minor, students will complement their major area with knowledge of how to manage and process data, analyze and present data using quantitative methods, predict future outcomes using predictive models, and use the resulting information to help make business decisions.

 

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Benefits of Business Analytics

 

 

 

We are in the age of “Big Data,” and business and governments need sharp, savvy professionals who can help them manage the potentially overwhelming volume of data and the dizzying rate of creation.  A business analytics minor can help you understand how to harness “Big Data” and to utilize it in making decisions.

Required Courses

 

 

 

Business analytics minors are required to take 15 credit hours.

 

Required courses:

  • BUAL 5650: Big Data I
  • BUAL 5660: Big Data II
  • BUAL 5600: Predictive Modeling I
  • BUAL 5610: Predictive Modeling II
  • BUAL 5860: Communicating Quantitative Results in Business
 

Prerequisites

 

 

This minor is available to business and non-business majors.  All students, business and non-business, are required to meet all prerequisites.  Prerequisites will not be waived. 

 

Find out which business analytics courses have prerequisites in the bulletin

Ready to Declare?

 

 

Business majors:

Declare a business analytics minor by visiting your advisor in 147 Lowder Hall.

 

Non-business majors:

Declare a business analytics minor ahttps://aub.ie/NBdeclareminor after reviewing all minor requirements, course descriptions and prerequisite information.

 

 

Business Minor

 

The business minor is designed to teach core business principles to non-business majors.

 

 

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Benefits of Business

 

 

The business minor provides students with a foundational understanding of the core business concentrations: economics, accounting, finance, management, and marketing. These courses will complement the studies of non-business majors and prepare them to apply business concepts to their own fields. 

Required Courses 

 

  • ECON 2020: Microeconomics*
  • ACCT 2810: Fundamentals of Accounting OR ACCT 2110: Principles of Financial Accounting
  • FINC 3810: Foundations of Business Finance OR FINC 3610: Principles of Business Finance
  • MNGT 3810: Foundations of Business Management OR MNGT 3100: Principles of Management
  • MKTG 3310: Principles of Marketing

*(if already taken as core req., replace with ECON 2030 or ACCT 2700)

 

Prerequisites

 

 

This minor is available to all non-business majors.  All students are required to meet all prerequisites.  Prerequisites will not be waived. 

 

Find out which business courses have prerequisites in the bulletin

Ready to Declare?

 

 

Non-business majors:

Declare a business minor ahttps://aub.ie/NBdeclareminor after reviewing all minor requirements, course descriptions and prerequisite information.

 

 

Business-Engineering-Technology Minor

 

The Business-Engineering-Technology minor educates and trains selected engineering and business students to develop new products, business models and business startups, while working in a team environment.

 

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Interdisciplinary Program

 

 An interdisciplinary program with the Harbert College of Business and the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, this minor prepares students for work in technology-intensive firms where new product development requires a combination of business and technical skills.

 

Note that this minor is overseen by the College of Engineering, not the College of Business.

Required Courses

 

  • ENGR 3510: Intro to Business and Engineering (3 hr)
  • ENGR 3520: Integrating Business and Engineering Theory with Practice (3 hr)
  • BUSI 3550: Cross-Functional Teamwork (1 hr)
  • BUSI 3560: Leadership (1 hr)
  • BUSI 4540: Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation (4 hr)
  • ENGR 4970: Product/Process Design and Development I
  • ENGR 4980: Product/Process Design and Development II
 

Competitive Selection

 

 

This minor is offered to top students who are competitively selected from the Harbert College of Business and the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering. 

 

Interested applicants should have a GPA of 3.0 or greater. 

Ready to Apply?

 

 

Applications accepted beginning November 1.

 

After reviewing all minor requirements, course descriptions and prerequisite information, submit your application through the College of Engineering here:

Business-Engineering-Technology Minor Application

 

 

Finance Minor

 

Gain a broader knowledge of the finance area and its applications.

 

 

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Concentration Options

 

With this minor, students can focus their interest in finance to a specific concentration or opt for a varied range of courses. Concentration options include the following:

 

  • Corporate finance
  • Investments
  • Financial institution management
  • Real estate
  • Insurance finance
  • Multinational finance

Finance Minor Courses

 

All finance minors must earn 15 credit hours in finance electives.*

 

Some course options include Small Business Finance, Financial Markets Institutions, and Security Analysis.

 

*Note that not all finance courses are eligible to count toward the finance minor. See finance minor page for details.

 

Prerequisites

 

 

This minor is available to all business and non-business majors.  All students are required to meet all prerequisites.  Prerequisites will not be waived. 

 

Find out which business courses have prerequisites in the bulletin

Ready to Declare?

 

 

Business majors:

Declare a finance minor by visiting your advisor in 147 Lowder Hall.

 

Non-business majors:

Declare a finance minor ahttps://aub.ie/NBdeclareminor after reviewing all minor requirements, course descriptions and prerequisite information.

 

 

Information Systems Management Minor

 

Auburn's ISMN minor is a perfect complement to any business degree in today's information-rich society.

 

 

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Benefits of Information Systems Management

 

With the information systems management minor, students have the opportunity to learn the basics of telecommunication, business computer applications, database management, and analysis and design of a business system.

ISMN Courses

 

 

All ISMN minors must earn 15 credit hours in ISMN electives.

 

Some course options include Project Management, Advanced Data Base Administration and Development, and Electronic Commerce.

 

Prerequisites

 

 

This minor is available to all business and non-business majors.  All students are required to meet all prerequisites.  Prerequisites will not be waived. 

 

Find out which information systems management courses have prerequisites in the bulletin

Ready to Declare?

 

 

Business majors:

Declare an ISMN minor by visiting your advisor in 147 Lowder Hall.

 

Non-business majors:

Declare an ISMN minor ahttps://aub.ie/NBdeclareminor after reviewing all minor requirements, course descriptions and prerequisite information.

 

 

International Business Minor

 

The International Business minor is the perfect complement for students wishing to live and work abroad.  It provides students with a better understanding of international economics, international marketing and multinational finance.

 

 

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Required Courses

 

International business minors are required to take 15 credit hours.

 

 

Three courses--Multinational Finance Management, International Economics, and International Marketing--are required, but you are allowed to choose the remaining two elective courses. 

 

 

View all international business minor courses >

Elective Courses

 

Choose two elective courses to round out your international business minor!

 

  • FINC 3640: Investments
  • FINC 3700: Financial Markets & Institutions
  • MNGT 4100: Management in a Global Business Environment
  • MKTG 4410: Consumer Behavior
  • MKTG 4350: Services Marketing
  • MKTG 4390: Personal Selling
  • MKTG: 4500: Marketing on the Internet
  • SCMN 3710: Logistics: Management of Fulfillment Processes
  • SCMN 4700: Supply Chain Performance Management
 

Prerequisites

 

 

This minor is available to business and non-business majors.  All students, business and non-business, are required to meet all prerequisites.  Prerequisites will not be waived. 

 

Find out which courses have prerequisites in the bulletin

Ready to Declare?

 

 

Business majors:

Declare an international business minor by visiting your advisor in 147 Lowder Hall.

 

Non-business majors:

Declare an international business minor ahttps://aub.ie/NBdeclareminor after reviewing all minor requirements, course descriptions and prerequisite information.

 

 

Marketing Minor

 

Auburn's marketing minor provides students with a general understanding of marketing theory and practice that complements their major.

 

 

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Benefits of Marketing

 

With the marketing minor, students have the opportunity to expand their knowledge of basic marketing principles like:

 

 

  • Consumer behavior brand management
  • Advertising
  • Professional selling
  • Market research

Marketing Courses

 

All marking minors must earn 15 credit hours in marketing electives.*

 

Some course options include Misplaced Marketing, Sports and Entertainment Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Digital Marketing, and Marketing Ethics and CSR.

 

*Note that MKTG 3310 cannot count towards marketing minor but is a prerequisite for all marketing minor courses.

 

Prerequisites

 

 

This minor is available to all business and non-business majors.  All students are required to meet all prerequisites.  Prerequisites will not be waived. 

 

Find out which marketing courses have prerequisites in the bulletin

Ready to Declare?

 

 

Business majors:

Declare a marketing minor by visiting your advisor in 147 Lowder Hall.

 

Non-business majors:

Declare a marketing minor ahttps://aub.ie/NBdeclareminor after reviewing all minor requirements, course descriptions and prerequisite information.

 

 

 

Supply Chain Management Minor

 

Gain a basic knowledge of supply chain operations and develop strategies for continuous improvement of the performance of a supply chain.

 

 

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Required Courses

 

Supply chain management minors are required to take 17 credit hours. Students will take 11 hours of required courses (listed below) and 6 hours of electives.

 

  • SCMN 2150: Ops: Management of Business Process
  • SCMN 3710: Logs: Management of Fulfillment Process
  • SCMN 3720: Trans: Management of Product Flows
  • SCMN 3730: Purchasing: Supply Management and Searching

Elective Courses

 

Choose two elective courses to round out your supply chain management minor!

 

  • SCMN 4700: Supply Chain Performance Management
  • SCMN 4780: Transportation Strategy
  • SCMN 4970: Special Topics in Supply Chain Management
  • SCMN 5720: Quality and Process Improvement
 

Prerequisites

 

 

This minor is available to business and non-business majors.  All students, business and non-business, are required to meet all prerequisites.  Prerequisites will not be waived. 

 

Find out which SCMN courses have prerequisites in the bulletin

Ready to Declare?

 

 

Business majors:

Declare a supply chain management minor by visiting your advisor in 147 Lowder Hall.

 

Non-business majors:

Declare a supply chain management minor a

https://aub.ie/NBdeclareminor after reviewing all minor requirements, course descriptions and prerequisite information.

 

 

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