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

 

Minors for Business and Economics Majors

Accounting | Economics | Finance | International Business | Management | Marketing | Sports Specialization

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

Students in the Busch School of Business and Economics 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 and Economics are required to receive a C- or better in all courses.

Accounting

ACCT 205/305 – Intro Accounting
ACCT 206/306 – Managerial Accounting
ACCT 309/409 – Cost Accounting
ACCT 310/410 – Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT 311/411 – Intermediate Accounting II
ACCT 412 – Auditing

Management

MGT 118 – Vocation of Business
MGT223/323 – Management: Theory and Practice
MGT 310 – Leadership & Organization
MGT311 – Organizational Behavior
MGT 390 – International Business
One Management Elective (e.g. MGT 312, 324, 330, 331, 372, 375, 432, 491)

Economics

ECON 101 – Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 102 – Principles of Microeconomics
   Economics
ECON 241* – Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
ECON 242* – Intermediate Microeconomics Theory
ECON 363 – Econometrics I
One approved ECON Elective (e.g., ECON 243/244)

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/MGT226 – Financial Management
FIN 332/MGT332 – Investment Analysis
FIN 334/MGT334 – Corporate Finance I
FIN 336/MGT336 – Corporate Finance II
One Finance Elective (e.g. FIN 342, 389, 337)


International Business

International Marketing emphasis

MGT 223/323 – Management: Theory and Practice
FIN 226/MGT226 – Financial Management
MKT 362/MGT362 – International Marketing
FIN 389/MGT389 – International Corporate Finance    
MGT 390 – International Business
One International Business Elective (e.g.,  MGT381, MGT382)  

Sports Specialization

Earning a specialization in sports management enhances the knowledge and skills of business and economics 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 and Economics. 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/MGT325 – 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

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 and Economics Majors

Accounting | Economics | Finance | International Business | Management | Marketing | Performing Arts Management | Sports Management

The Busch School of Business and Economics offers eight minor programs for students who are not majoring in business and economics. Earning a minor in one of these concentrations is a good way for students majoring in other disciplines to graduate with business and economic 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 and Economics are required to receive a C- or better in all minor required courses.

Accounting

ECON 100 – Fundamentals of Economics
ACCT205/305 – Intro Accounting
ACCT206/306 – Managerial Accounting
ACCT310/410 – Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT 311/411 – 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)

Economics

ECON 101 – Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 102 – Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 223 – Statistics for Business and Economics
ECON 241** – Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
ECON 242** – Intermediate Microeconomics Theory
One approved ECON Elective

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


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

Performing Arts Management

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

 Sports Management

The sports management minor is open to CUA undergraduates in good standing outside of the School of Business and Economics. 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

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 and Economics.

* 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.