The minor provides students access to coursework that spans a wide range of business fields. Through exposure to relevant concepts, students will develop technical business skills and the ability to leverage those skills. This minor is designed to complement the material and competencies of undergraduate majors outside the Broad College of Business.
The minor is available as an elective to students who are enrolled in bachelor’s degree programs at Michigan State University with the exception of majors in The Eli Broad College of Business. The minor is administered by The Eli Broad College of Business.
Students must be enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program outside the Broad College of Business. Students admitted to a Broad College major are not eligible for admission to this minor.
The minor is available beginning Fall 2021.
Students must complete 15 credits from the following courses:
Basic concepts in financial and managerial accounting for non-business majors.
Overview of finance for the non-business major. Stocks, bonds, mutual funds, financial statement analysis, capital budgeting, financial planning.
Introduction to the legal system. Basic concepts of constitutional law, torts, contracts, and product liability. Administrative law and government regulations.
Managerial skills and processes in goal-directed institutions.
Buyer behavior, segmentation, positioning, demand analysis, information, pricing, promotion, channels, product policies, and ethics in consumer, reseller, industrial, and service markets.
Objectives, processes, and functions of supply chain management activities including procurement, manufacturing, and logistics. The role of supply chain processes in creating competitive advantage with respect to quality, flexibility, lead-time, and cost.