MINOR OUTSIDE QUESTROM
This is for Questrom students who are interested in more than just business but don’t have the time to take on a whole other major! To declare a minor, follow the steps below:
- Find your interest.
- Submit the form.
- Meet with an advisor in the UDC to plan your minor into your schedule.
- Have an exception that needs to be approved? Use the Minor Exception form.
Choose the college you would like to minor in for details!
MINOR INSIDE QUESTROM
The minor information on this page pertains to non-Questrom students that entered Boston University Fall 2020 and after. If you do not fit this criteria, please visit this page for the minor requirements or, if you wish to complete the new minor, contact your home school or college advising office.
The minor in Business Administration & Management is designed for the student who wants a general introduction to the concepts and functions of business. Students complete a set of three foundational courses and then have the ability to select four electives to complete the minor, with flexibility for individual intellectual interests. Students must earn a grade of C– or higher in each course taken toward the minor. Across all courses (required and elective), no more than 8 credits can be taken from the same department. NOTE: SM131, SM132 and SM275 are not considered to be from the same department.
The following three courses (10 credits) are required for the minor:
|SM131||Business, Ethics, and the Creation of Value||One full-time semester at BU||✔||✔||✔|
|FE101 or SM132||Measuring Financial Value (2 credits)||QST SM131 previous/concurrent; CAS MA121/123; one full-time semester at BU||✔||✔||✔|
|AC221||Financial Accounting||QST SM131; SM132 previous or concurrent||✔||✔||✔||✔|
Students then select four electives from the following list to complete the minor:
|AC222||Managerial Accounting||SM131; CAS MA120, MA121, or MA123 previous or concurrent; sophomore standing||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|SM275||Management Communication||SM131 and FE101 or SM132; CAS WR120 or WR150; sophomore standing||✔||✔||✔|
|FE200||Principles of Finance|
|IS223||Introduction to Information Systems||SM131|
|IS474||Platform Strategy and Design||IS223||✔||✔|
|LA245||Introduction to Law||SM131 and sophomore standing|
|MK200||Principles of Marketing|
|MK345||Consumer Insights||SM131 and sophomore standing||✔||✔|
|MO221||The Dynamics of Leading Organizations||SM131 and at least two semesters of full-time coursework|
|MO356||Leadership and Management of Social Enterprises||SM131 and at least two semesters of full-time coursework|
|MO442||Leveraging Diversity for Team Performance||junior or senior standing||✔|
|MO448||Negotiations||junior or senior standing||✔|
|MO460||The Leadership Challenge||junior standing||✔|
|OM353||Project Management||SM131 and sophomore standing||✔|
|OM365||Improving Quality: Six Sigma Certification||QM221 or equivalent|
|PL325||Introduction to the Health Sector: Issues and Opportunities||sophomore standing||✔|
|PL330||The US Healthcare System in Transition||sophomore standing||✔|
|PL350||The Psychology of Decision Making: Implications||sophomore standing||✔|
|QM221||Probabilistic & Statistical Decision Making for Management||SM131; CAS MA120, or MA121 or MA123 previous or concurrent|
|QM222||Modeling Business Decisions and Market Outcomes||sophomore standing; QM221; CAS EC101|
|SI250||Ideas to Impact|
|SI352||Innovation & the Dynamics of Enterprise in America (IDEA)||CAS EC101 and CAS WR120; CAS EC102, QST FE101, QST SM131 recommended||✔|
|SI451||Organizing for Design and Innovation||SM131 and junior standing||✔||✔|
|SI453||Strategies for Environmental Sustainability||SM131 and junior standing||✔|
|SI475||Global Management Experience||SM131 and junior standing||✔|
|SI480||The Business of Technology||open only to seniors and juniors in the College of Engineering||✔|
|CAS EC101||Introductory Microeconomic Analysis||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|CAS EC102||Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis||✔||✔||✔||✔|
FOR SHA STUDENTS
A minor in Business Administration has been designed for School of Hospitality Administration undergraduate students who want a general introduction to the concepts and functions of management as it relates to the hospitality industry.
- QST SM131 – Business, Ethics, and the Creation of Value (prerequisite for all Questrom courses).
- QST SM132 – Introduction to Finance (2 credits). Students are encouraged to take SM131 and SM132 concurrently.
- QST MO221 – The Dynamics of Leading Organizations.
- QST QM221 (formerly SM221) – Probabilistic and Statistical Decision Making for Management
- QST IM345 – International Business Environment
- For the sixth required course, please choose one of the following:
- CAS EC101 – Introductory Microeconomic Analysis
- CAS EC102 – Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis
- Introductory courses in calculus and computer science are recommended, but not required.
- Any other substitutions must be approved by a Questrom academic advisor before transfer credit will be awarded.
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