Minors in Business

The minors offered by the School of Business are designed to offer a basic understanding of a variety of business subjects for students looking to further their knowledge base within that subject. Coursework for these minors are typically completed in junior and senior years, however many minors require prerequisite coursework which should be started as early as a students first year.  Click the buttons below to see instructions to complete a School of Business minor, and view requirements for each minor below.

As soon as you have registered for all required coursework, fill out a hard copy of the minor plan of study (available below or in BUSN 248). Submit your signed and completed form with your unofficial transcript to the Office of Undergraduate Advising in person at BUSN 248 or by email to undergrad@business.uconn.edu.  Once submitted, please allow approximately 2-4 weeks for processing.  You will know it has been processed when you see the minor listed under your programs on StudentAdmin.

Once your minor is processed and reflecting in StudentAdmin, run your Academic Advisement Report and submit your electronic Plan of Study (you can only do this after you have applied to graduate).  If you already submitted it once for your major, you may submit it again at this time for your minor.  You will receive automated emails regarding the status of your Plan of Study.  Note that final approval is completed by degree audit at the Registrar’s Office before graduation.

Open to Any Major

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The Minor in Accounting is designed to provide an opportunity for students to gain an understanding of accounting fundamentals.  Completing the Accounting minor will also satisfy the pre-requisites for UConn's Master of Science Program in Accounting (MSA).

Available to: All undergraduates at the University of Connecticut, with the exception of Accounting majors.

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The Minor in Analytics is designed to provide an opportunity for students to gain an understanding of analytics.

Available to: All undergraduates at the University of Connecticut, with the exception of Business Data Analytics majors.

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The ability to be creative, innovative, and entrepreneurial are vital skills in any number of fields. Our economies, cultures, and quality of life all depend on the regular creation and use of original and helpful ideas, and recent research demonstrates that these important skills can be taught and learned. The interdisciplinary minor in Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship is appropriate for majors in fields where the creation, implementation, and evaluation of original ideas is valued.

Collaboration between the Neag School of Education, the School of Fine Arts, the School of Business, and the School of Engineering. Administered by the Neag School of Education.

Available to: All undergraduates at the University of Connecticut.

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The minor in Digital Marketing & Analytics is designed to provide students who are not majoring in Marketing with an integrative approach to digital marketing and analytics that includes digital products and services, dynamic pricing, and online distribution, as well as social media and digital communication.

Available to: All undergraduates at the University of Connecticut, with the exception of Marketing majors who may declare this as a concentration within their major.

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The minor is designed to offer a basic understanding of computer security and information assurance to support the increased demand for information security professionals.

The minor is jointly offered by the Department of Operations and Information Management, School of Business and by the departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science and Engineering, School of Engineering.

Available to: All undergraduates at the University of Connecticut.

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The minor in Professional Sales Leadership is designed to provide students who are not majoring in Marketing with a strategic approach that integrates sales efforts; learn how to prioritize sales opportunities, plan account strategies, and collaborate as part of a sales team to deliver superior customer value.

Available to: All undergraduates at the University of Connecticut, with the exception of Marketing majors who may declare this as a concentration within their major.

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The Minor in Real Estate is designed to offer a basic understanding of real estate topics. Students take various Business courses including Real Estate Principles and Financial Management, and can choose from other courses such as Real Estate Investments, Real Estate Finance, Real Estate Markets, and Real Estate Law.

Available to: All undergraduates at the University of Connecticut, with the exception of Real Estate majors.

Open to Non-Business Majors Only

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The Minor in Business Fundamentals is designed to offer a basic understanding of a broad array of business topics. Students choose from courses such as Principles of Managerial Accounting, The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business, Financial Management, Managerial and Interpersonal Behavior, Introduction to Marketing Management, and Business Information Systems.

Available to: All undergraduates at the University of Connecticut, with the exception of Business majors.

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The Construction Engineering and Management minor exposes engineering students to the fundamentals and applications of construction engineering and management. It includes principles of construction engineering and management, including project management, scheduling, life cycle cost analysis, construction principles, and project financing. Application projects throughout will help reinforce the principles and theory.

This minor is offered by the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department.

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The Minor in Entrepreneurship is designed to offer a basic understanding of entrepreneurship topics. Students take various Business courses including Managerial and Interpersonal Behavior, Risks and Rewards of Entrepreneurship, and New Venture Management.

Available to: All undergraduates at the University of Connecticut, with the exception of Business majors.  Management majors may declare this as a concentration within their major.

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The Business Concentration is designed to provide students with non-Business majors with an understanding of the principles of managing organizations involved in engineering activities and technology development including: i) planning, organizing, allocating, and controlling activities and resources, ii) project management, and iii) operations management, and entrepreneurship.

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The Minor in Healthcare Management and Insurance Studies is designed to offer a basic understanding of healthcare and insurance topics. Students take various Business courses including Introduction to Health Care Management, Health Care Industry Analysis, and may choose from other courses including Risk Management and Insurance, Life Insurance and Retirement Security, Risk Management: Property and Liability Exposures, Health and Social Insurance, Health Law and Policy, Healthcare Financial and Human Resource Management, and Clinical and Social Issues in Health Care.

Available to: All undergraduates at the University of Connecticut, with the exception of Business majors.

Open to Business Majors Only

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The Minor in Management creates an opportunity for students in the School of Business to develop essential management skills in entrepreneurial thinking, creativity and innovation; teamwork, leadership, managing diversity and negotiation in complex business environments.

Available to: Business majors at the University of Connecticut, with the exception of Management majors.

Important Notes Regarding Registration and Completion

  • Students may earn only one minor offered by the School of Business
  • Non-Business majors may attempt no more than 24 credits (approximately 8 courses) of 3000/4000-level coursework offered by the School of Business, which includes work transferred in as equivalent to courses offered by the School of Business
  • Students may use the online permission number request form when unable to self-enroll in a course used for the minor, noting all pre-requisites must be met to be granted permission to take a course
  • Access to courses is on a space-available basis, and the School of Business is unable to guarantee completion of a minor, noting most minors take at least four terms to complete after pre-requisite courses are fulfilled
  • Please see minor details regarding restrictions for certain majors