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Minor in Business Administration

Contact Person

Joe Timmerman, Chair
212 Dunn, (315) 267-2219,

18 credit hours required.

All courses are 3 credits unless noted. Credits are divided as follows:

Elective Courses   18
Six of the following, selected in consultation with minor adviser:  
ACCT 201 Principles of Accounting I  
ACCT 202 Principles of Accounting II  
FINA 301 Finance  
MGMT 301 Principles of Management  
MGMT 310 Organizational Behavior & Ethics  
MKTG 301 Principles of Marketing  
MGMT 330 Legal Environment of Business  
MGMT 340 Information Systems for Business  
MGMT 410 Operations Management  
MGMT 490 Strategic and Global Management  

Special Notes

  1. Business administration minors must earn a minimum grade of 2.0 in every course counted toward the minor. No courses that count toward the minor can be taken S/U.
  2. Student may not double-count more than two common courses between any majors or minors in the Department of Business Administration and the Department of Economics.
  3. MGMT 490 requires senior standing.
  4. At least three courses (9 credit hours) counted toward the business administration minor must be taken at SUNY Potsdam.
  5. MGMT 301 is Speaking-Intensive (SI) unless taken online.
  6. MGMT 490 is Writing-Intensive (WI) and must be taken in senior year.
  7. All 300 and 400 level ACCT, FINA, MGMT, and MKGT courses require at least junior standing with the exception of courses numbered 301