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This interdisciplinary minor provides students with a business-oriented supplement to their academic major. It is designed to introduce students to a variety of fundamental business skills and knowledge. The minor consists of 22-23 credits, at least 6 credits of which must be at the 400 level. Only courses in which students earn a grade of C or better may be counted toward fulfillment of the requirements for the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing  (Sem: 1-2)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR: 22-23 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES: (10 credits)
ACCTG 211(4) (Sem: 1-5)
MGMT 301(3), MKTG 301(3) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES: (6-7 credits)
Select 3 credits from ECON 102 or ECON 104  (Sem: 1-5)
Select 3-4 credits from B A 243(4), MIS 204(3), or STAT 200(4) (Sem: 1-5) or
FIN 301(3), I B 303(3), SCM 301(3) (Sem: 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS: (6 credits)
Select 6 credits at the 400 level in consultation with your adviser and the approval of the director of the business minor (Sem: 5-8).

IST majors who are interested in the Business minor may take the following courses that will count for 6 credits of supporting courses at the 400 level needed for the minor:
IST425, 431, 432, 440W, 445H and 452. 

IMPACT ON A STUDENT'S RECORD
When a student graduates, completion of a minor is recorded on his/her transcript by the Registrar, and the student receives an official certificate certifying completion of the minor. (The certificate is given with the diploma.)

For more information contact: Barrie Litzky, 610-892-1471, barrielitzky@psu.edu