Business Minors


Minors provide an excellent opportunity for students to enhance their degree. UMaine students majoring outside of Maine Business School can choose one of four business minors within MBS.

To declare a business minor, visit the Undergraduate Programs Office in Room 213, Donald P. Corbett Business Building.


Accounting

Complete eight (8) courses (24 credit hours):

  • Principles of Financial Accounting (ACC 201)
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting (ACC 202)
  • Intermediate Accounting I (ACC 301)
  • Intermediate Accounting II (ACC 302)
  • Cost Accounting (ACC 305)
  • Auditing (ACC 310)
  • Federal Taxation of Individuals (ACC 312)
  • Accounting Elective

To become a certified public accountant in the state of Maine, 24 credit hours of accounting and 150 total credit hours of higher education are required. Interested students may consider applying to the Graduate School of Business MaineMBA in Accounting program to complete the additional credit hour requirements.

Accounting Minor Form (.doc Download)


Business Administration

Complete nine (9) courses (27 credit hours):

  • Principles of Financial Accounting (ACC 201)
  • Principles of Marketing (MKT 270)
  • Principles of Management and Organizations (MGT 325)
  • Business Finance (FIN 350)
  • Introduction to Microeconomics (ECO 120)
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics (ECO 121)
  • Mathematics (MAT 115 or MAT 116 or MAT 126)
  • General Psychology (PSY 100)
  • Business Elective (Any business course, excluding MGT 101)

The business administration minor prepares a student for a leadership position within their career. This minor enhances a breadth of business skills and complements all other majors of study.

Business Administration Minor Form (.doc Download)


Management

Complete eight (8) courses (24 credit hours):

  • Principles of Management and Organizations (MGT 325)
  • Organizational Behavior (MGT 326)
  • Human Resources Management (MGT 330)
  • Introduction to International Business (MGT 343)
  • Leadership (MGT 460)
  • Introduction to Microeconomics (ECO 120)
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics (ECO 121)
  • General Psychology (PSY 100)

A management minor many be declared in the second semester of enrollment at UMaine.

Management Minor Form (.doc Download)


Marketing

Complete nine (9) courses (27 credit hours):

  • Principles of Marketing (MKT 270)
  • Services Marketing (MKT 371)
  • Marketing Research (MKT 378)
  • Consumer Behavior (MKT 382)
  • Introduction to Microeconomics (ECO 120)
  • Statistics (STS 215 or STS 232)
  • General Psychology (PSY 100)
  • Social Psychology (PSY 230)
  • Marketing Elective

A marketing minor may be declared, at the earliest, in the second semester of a student’s enrollment. All business classes must be taken for a grade (no pass/fail permitted). Must earn a minimum overall GPA of 2.0 in the required business/ECO courses. Must earn a minimum of a C- in MKT 270, with only one opportunity to repeat a class.

Marketing Minor Form (.doc Download)