The Busch School of Business offers seven minor programs and one specialization for students who are majoring in business. It also offers eight minor programs for students who are not majoring in business.

 

Minors for Business Majors

Accounting | EntrepreneurshipFinance | International Business | ManagementMarketing | SalesSports Specialization

The Busch School of Business offers seven within-the-school minor programs and one specialization for students who are majoring in business. Note that in each of the within-the-school minor the first two courses are core courses which overlap with your current Business major.  You need a maximum of four more courses to minor within the School of Business.

Students in the Busch School of Business may also minor in other schools at the University. Please see the list of all Catholic University minors.

Please note: Students in the School of Business are required to receive a C- or better in all courses.

Accounting

ACCT 205 – Intro Accounting
ACCT 206 – Managerial Accounting 
ACCT 310 – Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT 311 – Intermediate Accounting II        ACCT 312 – Cost Accounting
ACCT 412 – Auditing

Strategy, Management, and Operations

 

Human Resources Management Specialization

MGT 118 – Vocation of Business
MGT223 – Management: Theory and Practice
MGT 310 – Leadership & Organization
MGT311 – Organizational Behavior
MGT 390 – International Business 
MGT 410 – Dispute Resolution

Strategy Management Specialization

MGT 310 – Leadership & Organization
MGT 390 – International Business 
MGT 491 – Special Topics in Strategy 

One Management Elective (e.g. MGT 312, 324, 330, 331, 372, 375, 432, 491)

Marketing

MGT 223/323 – Management: Theory and Practice
MKT 345/MGT345 – Marketing Management
MKT 346/MGT346 – Marketing Research
MKT 348/MGT348 – Consumer Behavior
MKT 457/MGT457 - Marketing Strategy
One Marketing Elective (e.g. MKT 349, 350, 362, or 491, formerly with MGT prefixes)

 Finance

ECON 223 – Statistics for Business and Economics
FIN 226 – Financial Management
FIN 332 – Investment Analysis
FIN 334 – Corporate Finance I
FIN 436 – Corporate Finance II
One Finance Elective (e.g. FIN 342, 389, 337) 

International Business

MGT 223 – Management: Theory and Practice
FIN 226 – Financial Management
MKT 362 – International Marketing
FIN 389 – International Corporate Finance    
MGT 390 – International Business
One International Business Elective (e.g.,  MGT381, MGT382, MGT490)  


Entrepreneurship

Core Courses
ENT/SMO 372: Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital
ENT/SMO 472: Principled Entrepreneurship
ENT/SOCR 476: The Spirit of Entrepreneurial Capitalism
ENT 491- Special Topics in Business (A)                            

Elective Courses (choose two)
ENT 491: Special Topics in Business (B)
ENT/SMO 301– Ethics in Business & Economic 
ENT/SMO 310– Leadership & Organization  ENT/MKT 422– Consultative Professional Sales

Sports Specialization

Earning a specialization in sports management enhances the knowledge and skills of business majors and helps them succeed in a specific career path.

The sports management specialization is open to business majors in good standing within the School of Business. It requires a total of five courses of three credit hours each. These courses include three core courses and two electives.

Core Courses   
MGT 324 – Sports Management
MKT 325 – Sports Marketing
ECON 327 – Sports Economics and Finance

Elective Courses (choose two)
MGT 495B – Sports Management Internship
PSY 243 – Sports Psychology
SOC 345 – Sociology of Sports

Sales

MKT 349 – Foundations of Professional Sales
MKT 435 – Sales Force Leadership
MKT 422 – Consultative Professional Sales

Elective Courses (choose three)
DR 403 Drama
DR 403  Public Speaking
MKT 348  Consumer Behavior
MGT 301  Ethics in Business and Economics 
MGT 311  Organizational Behavior
MKT 495A  Marketing/ Sales Internship
MKT 250  Business Communications

Catholic University Sales - Certificate

Core Courses

MKT 495A: Marketing/ Sales Internship

Elective Courses (choose 2)

MKTG 349: Foundations of Professional Sales

Combines personal selling theory with actual practice. Students learn the skills needed for successful careers in sales and marketing.

MKTG 435: Sales Force Leadership

This course focuses on the activities and problems of first-line sales managers. The role and functions of the sales manager will be examined including sales force size and organization, hiring, training, compensating, and evaluating salespeople.

MKTG 422: Consultative Professional Sales

Students will learn how to successfully match the selling process with a decision maker’s buying process.

Notes

  • Please make sure to check the listed courses for pre-requisites when planning your schedule.
  • * ECON 241 / 242 / 243 / 244 require MATH 111/121 (Calculus I) and MATH 112/122 (Calculus II).

 

 

Minors for Non Business Majors

Accounting | EntrepreneurshipFinance | International Business | Management | Marketing | Performing Arts Management | Sports Management

The Busch School of Business offers eight minor programs for students who are not majoring in business. Earning a minor in one of these concentrations is a good way for students majoring in other disciplines to graduate with business knowledge and skills that can help them succeed in a wide variety of career paths. Specific requirements for these programs are outlined below.

Please note: Students minoring in the Busch School of Business are required to receive a C- or better in all minor required courses.

Accounting

ECON 100 – Fundamentals of Economics
ACCT 205 – Intro Accounting
ACCT 206 – Managerial Accounting
ACCT 310 – Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT 311 – Intermediate Accounting II
ACCT 412 – Auditing

Management

ECON 100 – Fundamentals of Economics
MGT118*** – Vocation of Business
ACCT205/305 – Intro Accounting
MGT223/323 – Management: Theory and Practice
MGT 310 – Leadership & Organization
  One Management Elective (e.g. MGT 240, 301, 311, 312, 324, 365, 372, 375, 390, 432, 475 or 491)

Marketing

ECON 100 – Fundamentals of Economics
ACCT205/305 – Intro Accounting
MGT223/323 – Management: Theory and Practice
MKT345/MGT345 – Marketing Management
MKT348/MGT348 – Consumer Behavior
MKT457/MGT457 - Marketing Strategy or another  Marketing Elective (e.g. MKT346, 349, 350, 362, or 491, formerly with MGT prefixes)

Finance

ECON 100 – Fundamentals of Economics
ECON 223 – Statistics for Business and Economics
ACCT205/305 – Intro Accounting
FIN 226/MGT226 – Financial Management
FIN332/MGT332 – Investment Analysis
FIN 334/MGT334 – Corporate Finance I 

Performing Arts Management

ECON 100 – Fundamentals of Economics
ACCT205/305 – Intro Accounting
MGT223/323 – Management: Theory and Practice
MKT345/MGT345 – Marketing Management
MGT 375/MUS 575 – Business of Music
One approved Arts Elective* – DR 206, MUS 501A, MUS 506, MUS 533
One additional Arts Elective* – DR 495 or MUS 495B

 

International Business

International Marketing emphasis

ECON 100 – Fundamentals of Economics
ACCT205/305 – Intro Accounting
MGT223/323 – Management: Theory and Practice
MGT 390 – International Business
MKT345/MGT345 – Marketing Management
MKT362/MGT362 – International Marketing

International Finance emphasis

ECON 100 – Fundamentals of Economics
ECON 223 – Statistics for Business and Economics
ACCT205/305 – Intro Accounting
MGT223/323 – Management: Theory and Practice
MGT 390 – International Business
FIN226/MGT226 – Financial Management
FIN389/MGT389 – International Corporate Finance 

 Sports Management

The sports management minor is open to CUA undergraduates in good standing outside of the School of Business. The minor requires a total of six courses, four core courses, and two electives.

Core Courses
ECON 100 – Fundamentals of Economics
MGT223/323 – Management Theory and Practice
MGT 324 – Sports Management
MKT325/MGT325 – Sports Marketing

Elective Courses
MGT 495B – Sports Management Internship
ECON 327 – Sports Economics and Finance
PSY 243 – Sports Psychology
SOC 345 – Sociology of Sports

Entrepreneurship

Core Courses

ENT/SMO 118–The Vocation of Business
ENT/SMO 372: Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital
ENT/SMO 472: Principled Entrepreneurship
ENT 491- Special Topics in Business (A)

Elective Courses (choose two)
ENT 491 – Special Topics in Business B
ENT/SOCR 476– The Spirit of Entrepreneurial Capitalism
ENT/SMO 310– Leadership & Organization  ENT/MKT 422– Consultative Professional Sales

*OR Entrepreneurship advisors will work with you to approve electives adapted to your specific major or field of study

Notes

Please make sure to check the listed courses for pre-requisites when planning your schedule.

  • If a student pursuing a minor in any business program and who has already taken ECON 100, decides to pursue the full major program, that student must take ECON 101 and ECON 102 as required by the major.
  • If a student decides to minor in any business program but has already taken ECON 101 (or ECON 102), then that student should not take ECON 100 but rather ECON 102 (or ECON 101).
  • A student may do only one minor in the School of Business.

* The two electives in the Performing Arts Management minor must be from the same discipline (i.e. - both DR, or both MUS)
** ECON 241 and 242 require MATH 111/121 (Calculus I) and MATH 112/122 (Calculus II).
*** MGT 118 replaces MKT 345. Those who have already taken MKT 345/MGT 345 toward a minor in management do not need to take MGT 118.