Business Administration Minor

Kenan–Flagler Business School

McColl Building, CB# 3490

(919) 962-3235

Douglas A. Shackelford, Dean

David Hofmann, Senior Associate Dean and Distinguished Professor

Richard S. Blackburn, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate Business Help Desk

The business administration minor offers solid exposure to management education. The business minor is available to students in any discipline.

Admission to the minor is competitive.

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In addition to the program requirements listed below, students must:

  • take at least nine hours of their minor course requirements at UNC–Chapel Hill
  • earn a minimum of 12 hours of C or better in the minor (some minors require more)

For more information, please consult the degree requirements section of the catalog.

Students must successfully complete four specific business core courses and a minimum of two business elective courses (4.5 credit hours) for a total of 15 credit hours. The program usually takes two or three semesters to complete.

Prerequisite Courses
BUSI 101Management Accounting4
ECON 101Introduction to Economics H3
ENGL 105English Composition and Rhetoric3
Select one of the following:3
Calculus for Business and Social Sciences
Calculus of Functions of One Variable I
Calculus of Functions of One Variable II
Decision Models for Business and Economics
STOR 155Introduction to Data Models and Inference3
Total Hours16

Honors version available. An honors course fulfills the same requirements as the nonhonors version of that course. Enrollment and GPA restrictions may apply.

Core Courses
BUSI 403Operations Management3
BUSI 406Marketing3
BUSI 408Corporate Finance3
BUSI 411Strategic Management at the Business Level 11.5
Additional BUSI courses to reach the minimum 15 credit hours4.5
Total Hours15

Taking BUSI 411 no earlier than the second semester in the minor program is recommended.

Business minors can only take three additional business courses beyond the minor requirements. Any additional business courses require departmental permission.

See program page here for special opportunities.