Minor in Business Administration

A minor in business is a great compliment to any major.  Learn more about how a minor in business may benefit you. Contact the Business Student Success Center in GBB L35 or (406) 243-5971 for more information.

All minor prerequisite courses must be completed with a "C-" or better with a 2.0 GPA in the Primary Lower Core.

Primary Lower Core Courses:

Students must earn a "C-" or better in any prerequisites and primary lower core courses before taking the upper division business minor courses.

Required Courses

Prerequisites  (C- or better)

ACTG 201 Prin. of Financial Accounting

3 cr.

M115/M121/M151/M162 or Equivalent* (pre-req or co-req)

ACTG 202 Prin. of Managerial Accounting

3 cr.

M115/M121/M151/M162 or Equivalent* and ACTG 201

STAT 216 Intro to Statistics or Equivalent**

3-4 cr.

M115/M121/M151/M162 or Equivalent*

BMIS 270 MIS Foundations for Business

3 cr.

WRIT 101 College Writing

ECNS 201S Prin. of Microeconomics

3 cr.


Business Minor Students May Take Upper-division Courses When:

  • C- or better in all primary lower core courses
  • 60 credits
  • 2.0 GPA in the Primary Lower Core

Upper Core:

The following upper division courses are the only classes open to the business minor, unless a course is already open to any student. Please contact the Business Student Success Center for more information. Three of the four upper minor core classes must be completed at the University of Montana - Missoula.

Required Courses


BGEN 361 Business Law****

3 cr.

Junior Minor in Business***

BFIN 322 Business Finance

3 cr.

Junior Minor in Business**

BMGT 340 Mgmt & Org Behavior

3 cr.

Junior Minor in Business***

BMKT 325 Principles of Marketing

3 cr.

Junior Minor in Business***


27-28 cr.

*See BusinessStudent Success Center (GBB L35) for accepted equivalents.

** Equivalent statistics courses include STAT 216, PSYX 222, SOCI 202, and FORS 201

***Junior minor in business is defined as: completed ACTG 201, ACTG 202, STAT 216 or equivalent, BMIS 270 and ECNS 201 with grade of "C-" or better; earned 60 or more total credits; achieved a 2.0 GPA in the primary lower core, and submitted the business minor application to Business Student Success Center.

**** Students who completed BGEN 235 prior to its change to BGEN 361 can substitute BGEN 235 in place of this requirement.

In the semester prior to graduation, each minor candidate must complete a minor form to turn in with their graduation application. This minor form can be downloaded below.

Business Administration Minor Form (catalog prior to 2014)

Business Minor Graduation Application (catalogs 2014 to present) - Coming Soon!