General Business Studies Minor
- Open to non-business students only.
- Less quantitative than the Business Minor.
- Provides a good foundation of business skills with the flexibility to explore selected areas of interest in business.
- Eight courses required (five of these courses must be taken at Temple University):
Course List Code Title Credit Hours Foundation ECON 1101 Macroeconomic Principles 3 HRM 1101 Leadership and Organizational Management 3 ACCT 2101 Financial Accounting 3 or ACCT 2501 Survey of Accounting MKTG 2101 Marketing Management 3 RMI 2501 Fundamentals of Personal Financial Planning 3 Electives Select three of the following: 9 Managerial Accounting Intermediate Accounting I Business Society and Ethics Microeconomic Principles Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis Introduction to Econometrics Mathematical Economics Energy, Ecology, and Economy Health Economics The Economics and Management of Privatization Public Finance Economics of State and Local GovernmentsECON 3521 Economic Theory of Networks History of Economic Theory Economic History of the United States Public Control of Business: Antitrust Economics of American Industry Comparative Economic Systems Managerial EconomicsECON 3539 The Economics of SportsECON 3542 Law and Economics Computer-Based Modeling Economics of Labor Markets Women in the Economy Economics of Development and Growth Behavioral Economics International Trade International Monetary Economics Money and Banking Special Topics Independent Study Economics Writing Seminar Independent Study Honors Topics in Economics Introduction to Health Services Systems Healthcare Financing and Information Technology Healthcare Quality and Risk Management Introduction to Human Resource Management Corporate Sustainability: People, Profits & Planet Power, Influence and Negotiation Leading People at Work Communicating in Organizations Leadership in the 21st Century Sustainable Organizational Leadership HR on the Ground Special Topics - Human Resource Management Fundamentals of Asian Businessor ASST 2511 Introduction to Asian Business Fundamentals of Latin American Business Fundamentals of European Business Legal Environment of Business Law for Businessor LGLS 1102 Law of Contracts Sports and the Law Entertainment Law Environmental Law and Sustainability Special Topics - Law Information Systems in Organizations Data Analytics Enterprise IT Architecture Information Systems Innovation Internet Enabled Supply Chains Social Media Innovation Marketing for the Sustainable Enterprise Integrated Marketing Communications Sales and Sales Management Entrepreneurial Marketing Direct Marketing Digital Marketing Professional Selling Special Topics - Marketing Real Estate Fundamentals Real Estate Practice Introduction to Risk Management Lean Six Sigma in Supply Chain Management Principles of Supply Chain Management Transportation and Logistics Management Statistical Business Analytics (or STAT 2101) Data Analysis and Statistical Computing Survey Design and Sampling Design of Experiments and Quality Control Entrepreneurial and Innovative Thinking Doing Well by Doing Good: Where Innovation and Entrepreneurship Meet Social Impact Total Credit Hours 24
- A grade point average of 2.0 in the minor is required.
- Courses cannot be used to meet minor requirements if already used to meet the requirements for a major or a different minor or certificate.
- Courses for the minor must be completed prior to graduation; if completed, the minor will be recorded on the final transcript upon graduation.
- To declare or rescind this minor, visit the Fox School of Business and Management.
- Foundation courses can be completed 100% online. Many, but not all, of the electives are online.
Interested students should discuss with their home college advisors how the courses in the minor will fit into their overall degree plan and are strongly encouraged to declare the minor early in their academic career.