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School of Business Administration

Elliott Hall, Room 427
275 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
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School of Business Administration

Elliott Hall, Room 427
275 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
(location map)

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Business Minor for Non-Majors

A minor in business empowers students with the skills to move into management or launch their own business. Whether majoring in engineering, the arts, science, health or another field, a business minor provides a valuable way to expand your career options. With a minor in business, students gain an understanding of managerial, administrative and basic accounting skills, business models and managerial insight.

Minor Requirements Request Information for Business Minor

The business minor provides non-business majors with exposure to various disciplines in the business arena through completion of six courses. The minor is tailored with courses to maximize students’ abilities to gain knowledge and skills in a concentrated time frame.

Students often select this minor because of a connection with their major, simple interest in the area, or with the expectation that they may start their own business someday. Students looking to minor in business can pair this concentration with a variety of other business and non-business majors, enhancing their career opportunities. Career services can help students narrow their career focus.

Common careers:
  • Advertising
  • Community relations
  • Public relations
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Employment services
  • Health care manager

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Contact Us
Jaclyn Keith
Academic Adviser
jaclynkeith@oakland.edu
(248) 370-3513

Jennifer Cordon Thor
Faculty Adviser
thor@oakland.edu
(248) 370-4091