Minor in Business Administration
Minors in Business
All students, excluding business majors, can complete a minor in business. Whether you have an entrepreneurial spirit, an interest in leadership or envision yourself managing an organization, classes you take toward a business minor provide a strong foundation in the basics of business.
Take courses in in the functional business areas for in-depth education in general business, accounting, business analytics, finance, information systems, management - organizational behavior/human resources, management - strategy and entrepreneurship, marketing or operations and supply chain management.
To declare a minor in business, meet with an advisor at the Undergraduate Business Programs office.
Business Minor Prerequisites
Students working toward a minor in business must complete the following three courses:
BUS 20: Financial Accounting and Reporting
Studies the concepts and techniques for measurement and communication of financial information and interpretation of financial statements.
ECON 3: Intro to Microeconomics
An introduction to the study of the economic system from the micro, or individual decision-makers, perspective. Includes analysis of competition, monopoly and the distribution of income.
STAT 48: Statistics for Business
An introduction to statistics using business applications. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability, discrete and continuous distributions, Bayes’ theorem, random variables, estimation and confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance and simple linear regression.
Business Minor Options & Plans
The UCR School of Business offers nine minors in business, covering all of the functional areas. A complete list of the courses and prerequisites for each minor can be found here via the link below.
For course descriptions, please visit the UC Riverside course catalog.
Meet with an Advisor
Schedule an appointment with an advisor in the Undergraduate Business Programs office to confirm the requirements you must meet to stay on track as a business administration major.
Attend an Application Workshop
Students who are pre-business, undeclared, or have declared a major other than business must attend a mandatory application workshop during the quarter in which they are completing all requirements required for business administration major eligibility. Call the Undergraduate Business Programs office at (951) 827-4551 to register.