The Business Administration minor is a structured minor that requires the completion of 18 units, nine of which must be for upper division credit.
Professional admission to the Eller College is not required for the BNAD courses; there are no prerequisites at the upper division other than the completion of ECON 200 prior to taking BNAD 301. However, it is suggested that all the lower division courses be completed prior to the upper division courses.
The requirements and policies for the Business Administration minor are as follows:
Lower Division Foundation
Description: This course introduces students to concepts of computer technology and the impacts of Internet on social, organizational, personal and ethical issues. Students develop a sufficient understanding of computers and other issues to form critical opinions about them, as well as acquire and hone skills to recognize and evaluate their role in interacting with the Internet.
Pima Community College equivalent: CIS 120
Note: MIS 111 is only available to Business Administration minor students during the spring and summer sessions. Fall semester sections are reserved for Eller pre-professional students.
Description: National and international economic issues. An introduction to economic analysis.
Prerequisite(s): two courses from Tier One, Individuals and Societies (Two courses in 150A, 150B and/or 150C).
ACCT 250 Survey of Accounting (3 units)
Description: This course provides a basic introduction to both financial and managerial accounting topics. It concentrates on concepts and relationships involved in preparing and analyzing financial statements and some basic decision making for internal financial managers.
Note: This course is for non-Eller students ONLY. This course will not meet the Eller College of Management requirements for professional admission. ACCT 250 is the preferred course for the Business Administration minor.
ACCT 200 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3 units)
Description: Concepts involved in accounting for assets, liabilities and owners' equity; financial statements.
Prerequisite(s): sophomore standing.
Pima Community College equivalent: ACC 211
Note: ACCT 200 is only available to Business Administration minor students during the spring and summer sessions. Fall semester sections are reserved for Eller pre-professional students. Students are encouraged to take ACCT 250 instead of ACCT 200.
BNAD 301 Global and Financial Economics and Strategies (3 units)
Description: This is an applications based course which looks at the financial and economic operations of domestic and world markets. This course cannot be used towards any business major degree.
Prerequisite(s): ECON 200.
BNAD 304 Survey of Finance (3 units)
Description: An introduction to finance which provides an overview of the different areas of finance, introduces students to career options in finance, and provides a foundation in the basic tools and techniques of finance. It also covers the impact of markets and institutions on businesses. This course is simply an introduction to financial topics. This is a web-based course, which means that students must be self-directed to be successful in mastering course requirements.
Description: This course is intended to provide an overview of organizational behavior, effective management skills, law and ethics in the workplace and human relations. This course cannot be used towards any business major degree.
Description: This course is intended to provide an overview of marketing concepts with attention to consumer behavior, ethics, international and nonprofit components. This course cannot be used towards any business major degree.
- Eller does not permit double use of courses in their majors with majors or minors outside of the college, nor double use of courses in their minors with majors outside of the college. Unique units are required for the student’s major and minor. One exception: Students who complete a second degree MAY use courses from their first degree (from the Eller College major) in the business administration minor for their second degree from another college.
- A minimum of nine units must be completed in residence, nine units must be upper division, and any transfer work must be approved through the Eller College Undergraduate Programs Office.
- Students must also have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 within the minor.
Declaring the Minor
Any advisor on campus can add the business administration minor to a student's academic profiles.
Students pursuing the business administration minor should attend Quick Advising or email the Pre-Business academic advisor serving the population that corresponds with their last name. Quick Advising is offered in McClelland Hall Room 201 during the following times:
- Mondays and Tuesdays: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
- Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays : 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.