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Business, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship

General Business


  • Oxford
  • Minor
  • On Campus

This minor, open only to non-business students, offers a broad introduction to the decision-making process across the functional areas of business. It extends the stakeholder framework with an emphasis on the integrated nature of the business processes. The minor provides students with the foundational knowledge necessary for understanding how businesses function; it also helps to develop a set of skills that will prepare students to function effectively within businesses. (21 semester hours)

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Farmer School of Business Student Services Office

1022 FSB

Miami University

Oxford, OH 45056


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A minimum 2.0 GPA is required for all courses in this minor. Courses must be taken for a grade (not credit/no-credit). This minor satisfies the Thematic Sequence requirement of the Global Miami Plan.

Admission to most Farmer School of Business minors is limited and the respective departments are responsible for managing their enrollments. Students may enroll in a maximum of two Farmer School of Business minors. Some minors are available to students on a first-come, first-served basis while others have entry restrictions or requirements. Therefore, to increase the likelihood of gaining entry into a FSB minor, interested students should contact the department offering the minor as early as possible in their academic careers. Completion of a FSB minor may require taking coursework during summer and winter terms and/or online.