Also available via Ecampus.
The Business and Entrepreneurship minor teaches students to recognize business opportunities, equips them with skills to secure funding, and provides insight on how to manage the commercialization of the business opportunity. Fundamental business classes are combined with those designed to specifically address the challenges of launching a new venture or an idea within an existing organization. With an innovative curriculum taught by dedicated professors, the Business and Entrepreneurship minor provides a fundamental stepping stone on the road to identifying and commercializing business opportunities in any type of organization.
Interested students must view an online orientation and meet requirements stated therein before they can declare the minor.
BA 215. Fundamentals of Accounting (4)
or [BA 211. Financial Accounting (4) and BA 213. Managerial Accounting (4)]
BA 260. Introduction to Entrepreneurship (4)
BA 351. Managing Organizations (4)
or BA 352. Managing Individual and Team Performance (4)
BA 360. Introduction to Financial Management (4)
or FIN 340. Finance (4)
or ENGR 390. Engineering Economy (3)
BA 390. Marketing (4)
ECON 201. *Introduction to Microeconomics (4)
or AREC/AEC 250. *Introduction to Environmental Economics and Policy (3)
and AREC/AEC 311. Intermediate Microeconomic Theory I (4)
Note: Registration access to these substitutes is generally not allowed for minors. However, some students may have access to them via Honors College or previous status as a business major.
Elective: Select one of the following courses
BA 230. Business Law I (4)
BA 357. Operations Management (4)
BA 362. Social Entrepreneurship and Social Initiatives (4)
BA 363. Technology and Innovation Management (4)
BA 365. Family Business Management (4)
BA 460. Venture Management (4)
BA 463. Family Business Management (4)
BA 467. New Venture Laboratory (4)
BA 468. Technology Commercialization (4)
FIN 341. Investments (4)
FIN 342. Advanced Financial Management (4)
MGMT 364. Project Management (4)
MGMT 452. Leadership (4)
MGMT 453. Human Resources Management (4)
MRKT 396. Fundamentals of Marketing Research (4)
MRKT 492. Consumer Behavior (4)
MRKT 495. Retail Management (4)
MRKT 497. Global Marketing (4)
Any other upper-division ACTG or BA course may be used as the elective IF prior approval is obtained from the College of Business Advising Office.
To earn the minor upon graduation, students must meet all of the following:
- Earn a minimum of C– in each of their minor courses (all courses must be taken A–F grading)
- Complete over 50 percent of their minor with OSU credits
- Have minimum 2.5 GPA (OSU grades) in all required minor course work
For further information, please contact the Office of Student Services, 122 Austin Hall, 541-737-3716.