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Business and Administration

Business Administration, Minor

This minor provides non-business majors with general business knowledge and skills.  Some of the areas covered include overview of management, accounting, economics, business law, communication in business, and management information systems.


What Can I Do with a Minor in Business Administration?

Business administration knowledge is required for managers and supervisors in many disciplines. Balancing a budget, managing subordinates, and understanding the impact of laws and regulations in your area of work are among the skills leaders are expected to have. By supplementing your major with a business administration minor, you’ll develop these skills. This minor will help you add a professional edge to your future career, preparing you to lead in your field.

University Requirements

University Requirements
  • A minor is earned in conjunction with a bachelor's degree.

    To receive a minor (18 to 24 units) at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject matter areas with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0. At least 12 units of the minor must be unique to that minor and not applied to any other minor.


In addition to University Requirements:

  • Complete individual plan requirements.

Please note that students may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

No more than 50% of the units used to satisfy minor requirements may be used to satisfy major requirements.

Minimum Units for Completion 18
Fieldwork Experience/Internship Required
Some online/blended coursework Required


Minor Requirements
  • Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.

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