Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalogue: USC Catalogue 2017-2018 Program: Business Minor Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Business Minor

Return to: USC Marshall School of Business


The minor in business is available to students in all schools and departments except the Marshall School of Business and the Leventhal School of Accounting. The minor provides the opportunity for students to gain understanding of key concepts and tools of business.

To enroll in the business minor, students must have completed a minimum of 32 units of college-level courses and attained a minimum overall GPA of 2.75.

Successful completion of the business minor requires a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 in the courses applied to the minor.

Minor Course Requirements

Choose one of the following five options: (units 2-8)

Course NameUnits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
BUAD 200x Economic Foundations for Business * Units: 2


BUAD 201x Introduction to Business for Non-Majors Units: 4



ECON 203g Principles of Microeconomics and
Satisfies New General Education in Category F: Quantitative Reasoning
Units: 4
ECON 205g Principles of Macroeconomics
Satisfies New General Education in Category F: Quantitative Reasoning
Units: 4



ECON 303 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory and Units: 4
ECON 305 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory Units: 4



ECON 351x Microeconomics for Business and Units: 4
ECON 352x Macroeconomics for Business Units: 4


Course NameUnits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
ACCT 410x Foundations of Accounting or Units: 4
BUAD 280 Introduction to Financial Accounting or Units: 3
BUAD 305 Abridged Core Concepts of Accounting Information Units: 4


BUAD 215x Foundations of Business Finance ** or Units: 4
BUAD 306 Business Finance Units: 4


BUAD 302 Communication Strategy in Business Units: 4


BUAD 304 Organizational Behavior and Leadership Units: 4


BUAD 307 Marketing Fundamentals or Units: 4
MKT 385x Marketing of Creative Disruption and Innovation
Credit Restriction: Not available for degree or major credit for business and accounting majors
Units: 4


BUAD 315x Basics of Project and Operations Management for Non-Majors or Units: 2
BUAD 311 Operations Management Units: 4


*Students who have earned scores of 4 or 5 on both the AP Microeconomics and the AP Macroeconomics exams will be waived out of the first requirement (BUAD 200, BUAD 201 or ECON).

**ACCT 410 or BUAD 280 or BUAD 285a or BUAD 305 must be taken before BUAD 215.