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Minors

Students earning a business minor must earn a GPA of at least 2.0 in the courses comprising the minor.  At least 50 percent of the business courses required for a minor must be taken at Radford University.  Business majors cannot minor in business.  They may however, minor in economics or in any other area outside of the College of Business and Economics.

The following minors are offered by the College of Business and Economics:

Business Administration Minor (18 Semester Hours)

The minor in business administration is open only to students majoring in the B.S. degree in economics or programs outside the College of Business and Economics. The minor in business administration provides an excellent opportunity for students in all fields to develop a basic understanding of the framework in which business operates. Students take an introductory course in the fundamental business areas and must select one other business course to fulfill the minor requirements.

Required Courses:

Economics Minor (18 Semester Hours)

The Economics Department offers a minor in economics that consists of 18 semester hours of economics courses.

Entrepreneurship Minor (18 semester hours)

A minor in entrepreneurship is designed to provide students with the skill sets needed to effectively create and manage business opportunities. The entrepreneurship minor is open to all non-business students. The requirements for completion of the entrepreneurship minor are as follows:

Required Courses (12)

  • MGNT 250 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • MGNT 322 - Organizational Behavior
  • MGNT 350 - Owning and Managing a Business
  • MGNT 450 - Managing New Venture Creation

Electives (6)

Students may choose up to six (6) hours of upper-division undergraduate courses in their discipline in consultation with their advisor and approval of the Chair of the Department of Management (it is recommended that at least three (3) of these hours consist of a practicum, internship, or field study), OR select from the courses listed below OR a combination of the two totaling six (6) hours.

Management Minor (15 semester hours)

The management minor is open to all non-business majors.

Required Courses

Marketing Minor (15 semester hours)

The minor in marketing is open to all non-business majors. It provides an excellent opportunity for students in all fields to learn the basic principles of marketing products, services, ideas, places and/or personalities, while enhancing the skill sets values by employers.

Required Courses

  • MKTG 340 - Principles of Marketing
  • Nine credit hours of MKTG electives
  •         *Choose any three courses from the marketing electives listed in the marketing major.

  • Three additional credit hours in ACTG, BLAW, FINC, MGNT or MKTG