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Business Minors


Students enrolled in the E. J. Ourso College of Business with a major in General Business Administration are required to pursue a minor.  Minors may be selected from the list of minors approved by the Faculty Senate Courses and Curricula Committee and the Office of Academic Affairs with the exception of the Business Administration Minor.  Students enrolled in the E. J. Ourso College of Business must obtain permission from the Office of the Dean to pursue a minor.  Students majoring in other areas of business are not required to pursue a minor, but have the option to do so.
 
The following are requirements for minor fields which are offered by the E. J. Ourso College of Business:
  
 
The E. J. Ourso College of Business also offers a Business Administration Minor. To graduate with a  Business Administration Minor, students must complete 18 hours consisting of the following courses: ACCT 2000 or ACCT 2001; ECON 2030; FIN 3715; ISDS 1100; MGT 3200; MKT 3401. Students must have a 2.0 GPA in the courses used to satisfy the minor. At least nine semester hours must be taken on this campus and, of the nine hours, three must be at the 3000 or 4000 level. This minor is not available to students in the E. J. Ourso College of Business.

To contact an advisor for the Business Administration Minor, visit the Undergraduate Program Counselors page. Click here.
 
Energy

To graduate with a minor in energy, students must complete 15 hours consisting of the following courses: GEOL 1001; GEOL 1003 or GEOL 2020; FIN 3351; and six hours chosen from: ACCT 4501, ECON 4320, ECON 4325, ENVS 4261, FIN 3718, GBUS 4040, ISDS 4160, or a faculty advisor approved energy elective. Students must have a 2.0 GPA in the courses used to satisfy the minor. At least nine semester hours must be taken on this campus.​

To contact the advisor for the Entergy Minor, visit the contacts and advisors page for the Department of Economics. Click here.
 

Entrepreneurship 


To graduate with an Entrepreneurship Minor, students must complete 18 hours consisting of the following courses: ENTR 2000
ENTR 3111ENTR 4113 and nine additional hours to be chosen from: ENTR 4120ENTR 4114, or department approved electives. Students must have a 2.0 GPA in the courses used to satisfy the minor. At least nine semester hours must be taken on this campus and, of the nine hours, at least three must be at the 3000 or 4000 level. The Entrepreneurship Minor is not available to students majoring in entrepreneurship.

To contact the advisor for the Entrepreneurship Minor, v
isit the contacts and advisors page for the Stephenson Department of Entrepreneurship & Information Systems. Click here.​
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To graduate with an Information Technology Management Minor, students must complete 21 hours consisting of the following courses: ENTR 1100 or ENTR 1101 or ENTR 1102; ENTR 3100; ENTR 3107; ENTR 3110; ENTR 4113; ENTR 4120; and three additional hours to be chosen from an approved ENTR elective course at the 3000 level or above. Students must have a 2.0 GPA in the courses used to satisfy the minor. At least nine semester hours must be taken on this campus and, of the nine hours, at least three must be at the 3000 or 4000 level. The Information Technology Management Minor is not available to students majoring in ISDS.

To contact the advisor for the Information Technology Minor, visit the contacts and advisors page for the Stephenson Departmen​t of Entrepreneurship & Information Systems. Click here.
 
​Internal Audit

A new internal audit minor will be effective in fall 2017. The curriculum will include courses in accounting and information systems & decision sciences. 
 

To graduate with a minor in internal auditing, students must complete 15 hours consisting of the following courses: ACCT 3233, ACCT 4233, ACCT 4234 and six additional hours to be chosen from ACCT 3122, ACCT 3222, ACCT 4235, ACCT 4237, ACCT 4244, ACCT 4333, ISDS 4244, ISDS 3100, ISDS 3110, ISDS 4113, ISDS 414, or a faculty/advisor-approved elective. Students must have a 2.0 GPA in the courses used to satisfy the minor. At least nine semester hours must be taken on this campus. 

To contact the advisor for the internal audit minor, visit the contacts and advisors page of the LSU Center for Internal Auditing. Click here.

​Personal Investing

To graduate with a Personal Investing Minor, students must complete 15 hours consisting of the following courses: FIN 1060; FIN 2060; FIN 3715 (non-business majors) or FIN 3716 (business majors); three hours chosen from: FIN 3351, FIN 3352, FIN 3353 or a department approved real estate elective; three hours chosen from FIN 3440, FIN 3460 or a departmentally approved insurance elective; three hours chosen from FIN 3632, FIN 3636, FIN 3718 or a department approved institutions​ elective; and F​IN 4060 (one hr. capstone). Students must have a 2.0 GPA in the courses used to satisfy the minor. At least nine semester hours must be taken on this campus. This minor is not available to finance majors.

To contact the advisor for the Personal Investing Minor, visit the contacts and advisors page for the Department of Finance. Click here.

 


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