Enhance your opportunities and professionalism within any major program of study. The Business and Entrepreneurship minor will prepare you to:
To earn this minor, you will complete General Education courses and a degree of your choosing, plus 18 credit hours specific to the Business and Entrepreneurship minor:
An introduction to the theory of markets. The course will examine the determination of product and resource prices; the theory of the firm, the role of competition, the impact of monopoly, externalities and government regulation; international economic relations.
This course introduces students to the concerns that exist in the 21st century and helps them discover the efforts that they as university students can make to help alleviate social problems now and throughout their life. This course will look at effective responses to social needs and innovative solutions to social problems through case discussion, intensive research and writing projects, guest speakers and experiential projects.
Introduces the student to the role of accounting in a global society. Principles and concepts of financial accounting. Analysis of accounting statements. Accounting cycles and procedures: receivables, inventories and fixed assets.
In this course, students will read about, discuss and research innovation theories and innovators. Students will get hands-on experience with tools such as business research databases, Excel and QuickBooks. Accumulated knowledge, creativity and acquired skills will be applied to a real-world start-up project with an entrepreneur.
Prerequisite: Admission to Breech School of Business. Introduction to effective marketing concepts, strategies, and practices. An analytical approach to recognition of alternative strategic paradigms and their effect on a firm’s marketing. Ethical and social responsibilities of effective domestic and global marketing. Individual and team projects with operating sponsors.
Prerequisite: ACCT 210 and admission to Breech School of Business.
Introduction to management of organizations, including strategy, leadership and organizational design. Projects in leadership development and evaluation. The project will include a paper and presentation as part of the deliverables.
Students pursuing the Associates of Business Administration or the Business Essentials Certificate may not earn the Business and Entrepreneurship Minor.
Careers in business and financial occupations are projected to grow 6.9% by the year 2028 nationally. The median annual wage is $68,350. The median wage for business occupations in Missouri specifically is $70,770.
The minor in Business and Entrepreneurship puts your theoretical knowledge together with your practical experience. You’ll be equipped to take on a variety of jobs, including: