The Business minor provides an opportunity for non-Isenberg majors to complement their academic and professional interests. This interdisciplinary minor will provide students with a foundation in the areas of accounting, finance, management, marketing, and operations & information management. Students will acquire skills in decision making, organizational behavior, strategy, project management, and supply-chain management.
Requirements can be fulfilled through on-campus or online offerings at UMass Amherst.
At least three of the five courses must be completed through the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst. Students must receive prior approval from the Isenberg Undergraduate Programs Office to take courses at another institution.
Academic minors are declared in SPIRE when the course work for the minor has been completed with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.
Required courses may not be taken Pass/Fail.
ACCOUNTNG 233: Financial and Managerial Accounting Principles
FINANCE 301: Corporate Finance (Required prerequisite is ACCOUNTNG 233)
MANAGMNT 301: Principles of Management
MARKETNG 301: Fundamentals of Marketing
OIM 301: Introduction to Operations Management (Required prerequisite is Statistics. Please use the list of Statistics class options below that will best align with your major.)
CE-ENGIN 260: Probability & Statistics in Civil Engineering
COMPSCI 240: Reasoning Under Uncertainty
PUBHLTH 223: Introduction to Biostatistics for Public Health
PUBHLTH 490R: Introduction to Statistical Computing
RPSYCH 240: Statistics in Psychology
RES-ECON 212: Intro Stats/Soc Sci
RES-ECON 213: Intermediate Statistics for Business and Economics
SOCIOL 212: Elementary Statistics
STATISTC C240: Intro to Statistics
STATISTC C297F: Special Topics-Fundamental Concepts of Statistics
STATISTC 515: Statistics
STATISTC 516: Statistics
STATISTC 525: Regression & Analysis of Variance
How do I indicate my interest to pursue the Business Minor?