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Undergraduate Minors in Business

Students pursuing a minor in business must meet all necessary pre-requisites for business courses.

Business

The minor in General Business for non-BBA majors is specifically tailored for non-business majors. Students will gain an overall understanding of business basics, including financial accounting, marketing, entrepreneurship, economics, and organizational behavior, to be prepared to make effective business decisions. The minor is a great complement to other degree programs for students seeking to add a business component to their studies.

View the degree requirements for the Minor in Business for non-BBA majors in the academic catalog.


Accounting

The minor in Accounting will provide instruction in financial accounting and reporting. You will also build accounting and business software skills and develop an understanding of ethical issues and practices in the accounting profession.

View the degree requirements for the Minor in Accounting majors in the academic catalog.


Business Economics

The minor in Business Economics is designed to serve both business and non-business majors. Students majoring in non-business fields can benefit by understanding basic economics concepts. An economics minor is a good option for law, political science, journalism, communications, education, finance, management, supply chain management, engineering, IT, and marketing, to name a few. A minor in economics prepares students to be more informed citizens and better prepared consumers.

View the degree requirements for the Minor in Business Economics majors in the academic catalog.


Data Analytics for Business Decision Making

The Data Analytics for Business Decision Making minor provides students with specialized knowledge and skills in a fast growing field. These skills will be used to make decisions and perform the activities in business environment. Many jobs in business analytics and data science are considered to be in high demand.

View the degree requirements for the Minor in Data Analytics for Business Decision Making majors in the academic catalog.


Digital Marketing

The Digital Marketing minor allows students from all majors to specialize in a high growth field. This specialized training prepares students for a career in Digital Marketing. The professional field of Digital Marketing provides students with a variety of lucrative job opportunities. A large number of jobs in the US require digital marketing and this number is expected to grow in the future.

View the degree requirements for the Minor in Digital Marketing majors in the academic catalog.


Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The entrepreneurship and innovation minor will offer students the opportunity to develop knowledge and unique skills that offer excellent employment opportunities in the Atlanta area and beyond. This minor is designed to serve both business and non-business majors.

View the degree requirements for the Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation majors in the academic catalog.


Finance

The minor in Finance is offered to both Business and Non-Business majors. It is designed to introduce the students to a wide range of finance topics. Students can choose courses to satisfy their interests as well as acquire skills to enhance their job opportunities.

View the degree requirements for the Minor in Finance majors in the academic catalog.


FinTech

FinTech is the technology that makes electronic banking possible including everything from Gift cards, debit cards, credit cards, ATMs, and the phone apps you use to electronically transfer money to your friends or pay bills. Fintech allows you to invest, insure, and bank from your mobile device without ever having to set foot in a building. Courses in financial technology prepare you for a high demand career in areas such as information technology, cybersecurity, data science, and business. Clayton State University is a proud partner of the Georgia FinTech Academy, an online talent development platform developed through collaboration with the University System of Georgia and Georgia's FinTech industry leaders. Courses and programs developed through the FinTech Academy allow learners to access the specialized educational experiences necessary to enter the FinTech sector regardless of geographic location.

View the degree requirements for the Minor in FinTech majors in the academic catalog.


Marketing

The marketing minor will offer Clayton State University students the opportunity to focus on a specific area of business that offers excellent employment opportunity in the Atlanta area and beyond.

View the degree requirements for the Minor in Marketing majors in the academic catalog.


Supply Chain Management

The supply chain minor will give students the opportunity to focus on a specific area of business that offers excellent employment opportunities in the Atlanta area and beyond.

View the degree requirements for the Minor in Supply Chain Management majors in the academic catalog.


Application Deadlines

Students are accepted into the program three times a year in the Fall, Spring and Summer terms.

FALL

July 15

SPRING

November 15

SUMMER

April 15

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