Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024

Business Administration, Minor (332)

Program Coordinator

Whitney O. Peake, whitney.peake@wku.edu, (270) 745-2913

Program Requirements (30 hours)

The business administration minor provides a basic exposure to business for students whose majors are outside the Gordon Ford College of Business. It involves courses from each of the college departments. Students with a minor in business administration receive a 3-hour waiver in upper-division coursework in the minor.

ACCT 110Accounting for Decision Makers3
ECON 202Principles of Economics (Micro)3
or ECON 203 Principles of Economics (Macro)
BDAN 250Introduction to Analytics3
MATH 123Mathematical Applications for Business (or any calculus course or a Math ACT of at least a 26 or a Math SAT of at least 610.)3
FIN 330Principles of Finance3
MGT 210Organization and Management3
MKT 220Basic Marketing Concepts3
Select 9 hours of upper-level business electives with at least two fields represented.9
Total Hours30

Credits for ECON 202 or ECON 203 and MATH 123 may be applied to the Colonnade Program requirements.

If the student’s major program requires a computer course and/or a course in statistics, the advisor for the business administration minor should be consulted for possible adjustments in the program requirements. The business administration minor is not available to business majors, but it is among the minor programs which are available to the student who is majoring in economics (Bachelor of Arts).