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.

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.