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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) except for Business 311, 351, 361 which can be taken with 44 credits and a 2.4 GPA.

      • Required Units (crs.): 31 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 198, 206, 207 and an Economics course.

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

      2. 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) from the following list: 
            • Finance: Finance 335
            • Management & Human Resource: MHR 375
            • Marketing: Marketing 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.

      3. 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:
          • Finance: Finance 340, 351, 440*, 441*
        • Select nine (9) credits from the following:
          • Accounting: Accounting 403, 404
          • Economics: Economics 368
          • Finance: Finance 333, 334, 451
          • Management & Human Resources: MHR 385, 387
          • Marketing: Marketing 379, 463, 476, 478, 479

      *Finance 410 and 441 cannot count for both the Finance Major and the Insurance and Financial Planning Minor 

        4. 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:
              • Business: Business 341
              • Math: Math 171, 172, 222, 256, 301
              • Supply Chain Management: SCM 342, 460

          5.  Risk Management and Actuarial Science

          Open to all students. Students will gain an understanding and training in the fields of Risk Management, Insurance, and Actuarial Science.   
            • Required Units (crs.): 21 minimum
            • Required Courses:
              • Math: Math 385 or Economics 471, 473
              • Finance: Finance 340, 441, 442
            • Electives: Choose two courses (6 crs.)  from the following:
              • Math: Math 302, 304, 371, 376, 385, 386
              • Economics: Economics 471, 472, 473

          6.  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 or Geology 150 or Environmental Studies 260
              • Environmental Studies: Environmental Studies 261/Sociology 261
              • Sustainable Management: SMGT/Environmental Studies 302, 328, 329, 330, 464
            • Electives: Choose one from the following:
              • 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
              • Management & Human Resources: MHR 375
              • 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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