The Minor in Business Studies provides the non-business LAU student community with the opportunity to combine their primary fields of study with knowledge in business.
The program provides basic knowledge in economics and business — i.e., finance, management and marketing — along with essential business tools applicable in the real world. The minor privileges a realistic understanding of the changing global market, enhancing the student’s general professional competence.
For a Minor in Business Studies, a student must complete a minimum of 18 credits, distributed as follows:
- Core Courses (15 credits)
- Upper Level Course (3 credits)
Core Courses (15 credits)
- MKT201 Introduction to Marketing (3 cr.)
- MGT201 Introduction to Management (3 cr.)
- ACC203 Financial Accounting (3 cr.)
- ECO201 Introduction to Microeconomics (3 cr.)
- FIN301 Managerial Finance (3 cr.)
1 or ECO202 Introduction to Macroeconomics (3 cr.)
Upper-Level Course (3 credits)
This upper-level course requires departmental approval and declaration of minor.
- FIN302 Financial Institutions & Markets (3 cr.)
- MGT301 Organizational Behavior (3 cr.)
- MGT411 Innovation & Entrepreneurship (3 cr)
- MKT304 Consumer Behavior (3 cr.)
- OPM301 Operation and Production Management (3 cr.)
Note that non-business students may not register in any business course other than the 18 credits for the minor. Exceptions are made for those courses that are required for non-business degrees.