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Business Minors

Add a business minor to enhance the value of your major. Pamplin School of Business offers five minors in business administration, economics, entrepreneurship & innovation management, global business, and sustainability.

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Minor in Business Administration

The business administration minor is open to students outside the Pamplin School of Business. Students desiring to minor in business must declare this intent with the Pamplin School of Business by the beginning of their junior year.

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Minor in Economics

For students majoring in another social science, the study of economics is a way to broaden their analysis of society. For students majoring in business, the study of economics will expand their understanding of the businesses environment. Open to students both inside and outside the Pamplin School of Business, the economics minor requires completing two lower-division and five upper-division elective courses.

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Minor in Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management

Intended for students who wish to supplement the domain expertise of their major with an understanding of innovation and entrepreneurship fundamentals. Students completing the minor will gain marketable experience in ideation, opportunity assessment, and the commercialization and venture launch processes. Those students in the Entrepreneur Scholars program have a modified course of study.

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Minor in Global Business

Prepare for a wide variety of careers in diverse areas such as global marketing, economic development, operations, finance, or trade relations. Recognize a global perspective is crucial to success in today's economy.

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Minor in Sustainability

The sustainability minor is intended as a complement to core fields of study. It focuses on sustainability as a framework for assessing social, environmental, and economic constraints and opportunities for value creation for organizations. All students who chose to minor in sustainability will be better prepared for careers where sustainability is a major focus and in all careers where organizations are facing rising consumer, regulatory, and competitive pressure to improve environmental and social outcomes.