Minors

Minors from the College of Business are available to all NSU students, regardless of their major.  We encourage all students to consider a minor in business, as a business background can be an enormous asset in many careers.

Students pursuing a minor must meet all requirements and pre-requisites/co-requisites for each listed course.  All minors in the College of Business require 18 hours with a minimum grade of C in each course.

Here is a complete listing of all of the minors offered by the College of Business Administration and required coursework:

Accounting  To obtain a minor in Accounting, students must complete ACCT 205, 321, and 12 additional hours of 300- or 400-level accounting courses. ACCT 206 does not count towards the Accounting minor.

Business Administration  To obtain a minor in Business Administration, students must complete ACCT 205 and 206, BSAD 221, ECON 211 or ECON 255, MNGT 301 and MKTG 300 for a total of 18 semester hours. Not open to students majoring in the College of Business Administration.

Data Analytics  To obtain a minor in Data Analytics, students must complete QBA 282 or MATH 214, QBA 283, CIS 370, CIS 470, AND either (CIS 485 and CIS 490) or (MNGT 367 and MNGT 425) for a total of 18 semester hours. In order to meet the QBA 283 prerequisite, students must also take OIS 200 to fulfill their Computer Literacy General Education requirement.

Economics  To obtain a minor in Economics students must complete ECON 211 or 255, 212, and 12 additional hours of  300- or 400-level ECON courses (at least 6 hours of which must be from 400-level ECON courses or FINC 410 or 450)  for a total of 18 semester hours.

Finance  To obtain a minor in Finance students must complete FINC 302, 356, 403, and 9 additional hours of 300- or 400-level Finance, for a total of 18 semester hours.

Computer Information Systems  To obtain a minor in Computer Information Systems, students must complete CIS 231 and 15 credit hours to be chosen from CIS electives or ACCT 351 (for a total of 18 credit hours). The program of study leading to a minor in IS is designed based on student’s professional interest.

Management  To obtain a minor in Management students must complete MNGT 301 and 15 additional hours of 300- or 400-level Management courses and/or Marketing 470 or 475, for a total of 18 semester hours.

Maritime Administration  To obtain a minor in Maritime Administration, students must complete BSAD 221 and 325, ECON 211 or 255, MNGT 301 and 330, and SATC 240 for a total of 18 semester hours. Not open to students majoring in Management.

Marketing  To obtain a minor in Marketing students must complete MKTG 300 and 15 additional hours of 300- or 400-level Marketing courses (at least 6 of which must be from 400-level Marketing courses and/or MNGT 455), for a total of 18 semester hours.