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Minor in Business

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Clarkson University offers a Minor in Business, designed for students with majors outside the School of Business who wish to pursue a collateral area in Business. The Minor in Business:

  • Provides broad exposure to the foundations of major business functions
  • Covers areas including accounting, economics, finance, law, organizational behavior, operations management and marketing
  • Allows students interested in pursuing their MBA degree to complete many of the pre-requisite courses as part of their undergraduate program

Students choosing the Minor in Business must complete 18 credit hours, or six courses, from among the following:

  • EC150 Principles of Microeconomics or EC350 Principles of Micro and Engineering Economics **
  • EC151 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • AC205 Introduction to Accounting for Decision Analysis
  • LW270 Law and Society I
  • OS286 Organizational Behavior
  • FN361 Financial Management (prerequisite: AC205; previous name: Corporate Finance)
  • OM331 Operations & Supply Chain Management  (co-requisite: IS200)
  • MK320 Principles of Marketing (co-requisite: IS200)

** Please note that a student cannot receive credit for EC150 or EC151 if the student also takes or has taken EC350

For more information contact Sandy Zuhlsdorf in the School of Business Support Center at or 315-268-3906.