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Minors in the School Of Business & Public Administration

Some course prerequisites for students majoring in Business Administration are waived for non-business majors. Please see the BPA Student Services Center staff to formally declare a minor offered by the School of Business and Public Administration and to register for courses in this minors.

Minors in Business and Economics

Business Administration Minor (20 units)

  1. ACCT 220
  2. MGMT 300
  3. MKTG 300
  4. One (1) of the following:
    • BA 100
    • BA 370
    • BA 374
    • MGMT 310
    • MGMT 302
    • MKTG 304
    • MIS 300

Economics Minor (20-25 units)

  1. ECON 201 Essentials of Microeconomics
  2. ECON 202 Essentials of Macroeconomics
  3. Two (2) upper-division Economics courses

(Note: three upper division electives are required if both ECON 201 and 202 are required for the student's major.

Marketing Minor (20 units)
Required:

  1. MKTG 300
  2. MKTG 490
  3. Plus two upper division Marketing courses.

Organizational Studies Minor (20 units)

  1. MGMT 300
  2. MGMT 308
  3. MGMT 309
  4. MGMT 310

Minors in Public Administration

A minor in Public Administration is available to candidates for any baccalaureate degree. The minor may be of special importance to those interested in pursuing the MPA or MSA-HCM degree. These students should seek advising from the Undergraduate Advisor before beginning work on the minor. A student desiring a minor in Public Administration must have the approval of the Undergraduate Advisor and must take four approved upper division courses in Public Policy and Administration.

Public Administration Minor (General) (20 Units)
Required:

  1. INST 275 (also American Institutions - Government and D3)
  2. PPA 300 (also Theme 3)
    Two (2) of the following nine courses:
    • PPA 320
    • PPA 325
    • PPA 340 (also theme 3)
    • PPA 401
    • PPA 465
    • PPA 473
    • PPA 476 or MGMT 310
    • PPA 478

"Fast Track" Minors (20 units)

For those considering the MPA or MSA-Health Care Management programs, the "Fast Track" minors allow students to complete the MPA and MSA-HCM Foundation as part of their undergraduate minor. Students must pass the courses to receive credit for a minor or a PPA elective; however, students also wishing to use the Fast Track courses to meet the graduate Foundation must achieve a "B" (3.0) or higher in each course.

MPA "Fast Track" (20 units)

  1. PPA 491
  2. PPA 401
  3. PPA 492
  4. PPA 493

MSA-HCM "Fast Track" (4 of the 5 courses; 20 units)

  1. PPA 401
  2. PPA 492
  3. PPA 493
  4. PPA 494
  5. PPA 505

Nonprofit Management Minor

The minor in nonprofit management provides students in business and majors in humanities, social sciences, and physical education the opportunity for class preparation in community nonprofit and social action agencies. Twenty units are necessary.

  1. 1. PPA 350*
  2. 2. PPA 450*
  3. 3. PPA 496*
    And at least one of the following:
    • ACCT 220
    • ACCT 221 (Prerequisite: ACCT 220)
    • MGMT 460
    • MKTG 300
    • MKTG 304
    • PPA 465
    • PPA 478

*May not be counted for minor credit by PPA majors.