The Business minor is available to students in degree programs other than the Bachelor of Business Administration. Students should check with their department and/or the calendar to determine whether the minor is applicable to their degree, and if so, obtain approval from their department advisor before seeking approval from the School of Business program advisor.
Requirements and procedures
Students wishing to take a minor in business must have declared and be enrolled in a major program of study (other than Business). Once enrolled in a major program of study in a degree program which permits a Business minor, students may apply to the Business Administration program for a Business
minor. Acceptance to the minor in business will require the development of a program plan of study in consultation with the Business Administration program chair or program advisor.
The entry requirement for the Business minor is a GPA of 2.67 in the
student's current program of study.
Note: The number of students accepted to business minors may be
limited due to seat availability.
• An accumulated GPA of 2.67 in the courses applying to the Business minor.
• A UFV residency requirement of at least 50% in the courses applying to the
Time required for program completion
Completion of a business minor would be done concurrently with completion of the bachelor’s degree in the chosen major field of study. Courses needed to fulfill prerequisite requirements can be taken without additional time for degree completion provided the student declares his/her major and minor early enough to plan for the prerequisite requirements of upper-level courses.
30 credits required including a 100-level Economics course, plus four lower-level Business courses, and five upper-level Business courses, numbered 300 and above
(one of which may be an Economics course).
Note: Depending on the courses selected, some additional prerequisite courses may be required.
Note*: Students should consult the Business Administration department and course prerequisite information in the calendar, as additional courses outside of the minor requirements may be needed for many upper-level electives, depending on the minor and courses selected.
| or BUS 202
| or BUS 203
| or BUS 261
| or ECON 101
Five upper-level courses (numbered 300 or above): four from business and one from business or economics.
The minor in Economics is available to Bachelor of Business Administration students. Once enrolled in the BBA major program of study, students may apply to the Business Administration program for the Economics minor. Acceptance to the Economics minor will require the development of a program plan of study in consultation with the Business Administration program chair or program advisor.
For complete details on courses see the
course descriptions section.