Business - Minor

Mays Business School offers a minor in business for undergraduate non-business majors.

Students interested in pursuing a future MBA may find that when combined with appropriate statistics and economics coursework, the Mays minor in business provides the business foundation required by most MBA programs.

Students applying for a minor in business must have a 2.0 or better overall GPA. Application is made in the student’s home college or major department.

The minor in business consists of six specific courses chosen to develop a foundational knowledge in the basic aspects of business, including accounting, finance, management, marketing, and management information systems.

The courses listed below constitute the 18 hours required for a minor in business.

ACCT 209Survey of Accounting Principles (or TCCNS ACCT 2301 or 2401)3
ISYS 209Business Information Systems Concepts 1,23
MGMT 209Business, Government and Society (or Blinn College BUSI 2371) 33
FINC 409Survey of Finance Principles 13
MGMT 309Survey of Management 13
MKTG 409Principles of Marketing 13
Total Semester Credit Hours18

Course must be taken in residence at Texas A&M. No transfer courses or substitutions will be allowed.


Credit by exam is offered for students who have not taken ISYS 209 but can demonstrate mastery of the concepts. See


MGMT 212 cannot be used to meet this requirement.

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in each course listed above to be awarded the business minor and receive transcript recognition.