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Recommended for students who wish to combine a basic business curriculum with an academic major in another college. See the business minor planning sheet for prerequisites and restrictions on upper-level courses.

Required Units (crs): 31 minimum

Required Courses  (course descriptions) (see Minor Planning Sheet for course prerequisites)


Economics: ECON 106 or 204 or 206

A minimum of 9 credits of (300 or 400) business courses must be taken at UW Oshkosh.

Business Economics

Open to all non-business and non-economics majors

This minor better equips students of social sciences, physical sciences and humanities for a competitive job market.  Students will improve their problem-solving, critical thinking and quantitative analysis skills, while gaining knowledge about interesting and salient economic topics.

Required Units (crs): 21 minimum

Required Courses (course descriptions) (see Minor Planning Sheet for course prerequisites)

Economics:  Economics 204, Economics 206, Economics 210, Economics 329 OR Economics 433, Economics 331 OR Economics 405.

Mathematics:  Mathematics 171 OR Mathematics 204 OR Mathematics 206

Electives:  Complete 6 credits in any 300 or 400 level Business or Economics course

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. See the BBA planning sheet for prerequisites and restrictions on upper-level courses.

Required Units (crs.): 23 minimum

Required Courses: (course descriptions) (Global Business Minor Planning Sheet)

Global business requirement (6 crs): two of the following: FINANCE 335, BUSINESS 365 or MARKET 375

Foreign language requirement: the equivalent of 8 college credits of a foreign language (all 8 credits must be in the same language)

Cultural diversity requirement: 6 credits from a pre-approved list of 300-400 level courses

International study tour requirement: a pre-approved international study tour or semester abroad academic study experience.

Information Systems

Open to all students. 

It is increasingly important for students with any major to have significant IT skills. The IS minor allows any student to obtain these skills by taking courses that are part of the core of the Information Systems curriculum. Our industry partners have consistently advocated for both more people with IT skills to fill IT jobs but also that it is necessary to have deep IT skills for anyone to work effectively in a range of jobs and industries. 

Required Units (crs.): 21 minimum

Required Courses: (Course Descriptions) (Planning Sheet)

Required courses: BUSINESS 311, INFO SYS 201, INFO SYS 314, INFO SYS 315

Optional (pick two): INFO SYS 318, INFO SYS 316 or INFO SYS 350

Electives (3 credits): See planning sheet for available options

Insurance & Financial Planning

Open to all majors.

The Northeast Wisconsin (NEW) Insurance Program develops students for careers in risk management and insurance.  Coursework focuses on insurance, risk management and financial planning. This is a professional development program to prepare students for careers in the insurance industry.

Required Units (crs.): 21 minimum  (see Minor Planning Sheet for course prerequisites)

Required Courses: (course descriptions)

Business: FINANCE 340, FINANCE 351, FINANCE 440*, FINANCE 441*

Electives (9 credits): FINANCE 333, FINANCE 334, MHR 373, ACCT 403, ACCT 404, MARKET 463, ECON 368

* FINANCE 440 and 437 cannot count for both the Finance Major and the Insurance Minor.

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. See the Business Minor planning sheet for prerequisites and restrictions on upper-level courses.

Required Units (crs.): 26 minimum

Required Courses:  (course descriptions) (see Minor Planning Sheet for course prerequisites)

MATH 171, 172, 222, 256, 301

BUSINESS 341, SCM 342, SCM 460