Minors

Want to add value to your degree?
Develop your competitive edge? 
Consider one of the five minors offered by the Jake Jabs College of Business & Entrepreneurship (JJCBE). 
Most minors offered to students from any major
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Accounting: The Accounting Minor is open to all students, with the exception of students pursuing a business degree with an accounting option.  The coursework will help students understand the role accounting plays in business decisions. Students who minor in accounting will learn how to prepare and analyze income statements, balance sheets, cost/managerial reports, and tax returns.

Business Administration: Gain critical insights into business operations and strategy from accounting, finance, management and marketing coursework. The Business Administration Minor will provide fundamental knowledge and exposure to key business concepts. This minor is open to all non-business students.

Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management: This rigorous minor is designed to provide students with perspective and skills to pursue a successful entrepreneurial career through the Alderson Program in Entrepreneurship (coursework) and direct experience with entrepreneurs and MSU scientists in The JJCBE Center for Entrepreneurship. Both the Alderson Program and the Center for Entrepreneurship for the New West have received national recognition for innovative design and effectiveness. Enrollment in this minor is open to business and non-business students.

Finance: Enrollment in the finance minor is open to business and non-business students.  Program objectives include: 1) To provide the tools for financial decision making, including time value of money techniques, asset valuation, and capital budgeting analysis. 2) To develop in students an analytical perspective in problem solving. 3) To provide flexibility to design one’s own program through choice of electives.

International Business: Develop skills and knowledge necessary for a career in international business by focusing on coursework for your own particular interest in modern languages, political science, geography, history, and economics. Click here for the International Business minor worksheet.

One-page Minors Handout