The Minor(s)

1. Business Administration

      • Recommended for students who wish to combine a basic Business curriculum with an academic major in another college. A 2.5 cumulative grade point average, 60 units (crs.), and all course prerequisites are required for enrollment to upper level business courses (300/400).
      • Required Units (crs.): 24 minimum
      • Required Courses:
        • Business: Business 198, 206, 207, 311, 320, 331, 341, 351, 361, 371
        • Economics: Economics 106 or 204 or 206 or 208 or 209
    Comment:

    In addition to course prerequisites, the following courses are recommended prior to taking 300/400 level requirements in the minor: Business: Business 198 and 204; Economics: an Economics course.

    A minimum of nine units (crs.) of 300/400 level business courses must be taken at the University Wisconsin Oshkosh. 

      2. Operations Research

          • Recommended for students who wish to combine a Computer Science or Mathematics major with a quantitative Business minor or for business students who want an applications-oriented Mathematics minor.
          • Required Units (crs.): 25 minimum
          • Required Courses:
            • Math: Math 171, 172, 222, 256 and 301
            • Business: Business 341, 342, 460
          • Electives: None

        3. Global Business

          • This minor is only available to students with a major in the College of Business. Not available to students with an International Management Emphasis.
          • Required Units (crs.): 23 minimum
          • Required Courses:
            • Global Business Requirement (6 credits): Business 335, 365 or 375.
            • Foreign Language Requirement: the equivalent of eight college credits of a foreign language (all eight credits must be in the same language).
            • Cultural Diversity Requirement: six credits from a pre-approved list of 300/400 level courses.
            • The Study Tour Requirement: must be fulfilled with a COB pre-approval study tour or semester abroad academic experience that provides the student with significant observation of and/or interaction with business/management in a different culture. The Study Tour Requirement must provide the student with the opportunity to study multiple businesses in multiple industries. Automatic pre-approval is provided to any experience supported by the COB or in association with the COB.

        4. Insurance and Financial Planning

          • Open to all students. Students cannot complete both the Insurance and Financial Planning minor and the Insurance emphasis.
          • Required Units (crs.): 21 minimum
          • Required Courses:
            • Business: Business 327, 336, 337*, 437*
              • Select two courses from the following:
                • Business: Business 333, 334, 360, 367, 379, 403, 404, 436, 463, 476, 478, 479; 
                • Economics: Economics 368.

        *Business 337 and 437 cannot count for both the Finance Major and the Insurance and Financial Planning Minor 

           5.  Sustainability Management

            • Open to all students. Students will gain an understanding of the holistic and systemic aspects of environmental, social and economic issues.
            • Required Units (crs.): 21 minimum
            • Required Courses:
              • Biology: Biology 104
              • Business: Business 328, 329, 330, 450, 464
              • Environmental Studies: Environmental Studies 261/Sociology 261
            • Electives: Choose one from the following:
              • Business: Business 365
              • Communication:  Communication 455
              • Economics: Economics 360, 460
              • Environmental Studies (ES): Environmental Studies (ES) 320, ES 326/History 326, ES 313/Sociology 313, ES 380/Anthropology 380, ES 390/Political Science 390
              • Geography: Geography 311, 313, 314, 324, 364, 391, 419
              • Political Science: Political Science 310, 321, 326, 366, 388
              • Public Administration: Public Administration 391
              • Sociology: Sociology 311, 321, 337, 342, 359, 361, 368
              • Urban Planning: Urban Planning 311, 317

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