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Students wishing to obtain a minor must apply through an established procedure with their Academic Advisor.
divisions outside the Coggin College of Business that wish to offer a
minor in business administration may do so provided the minor meets the
requirements, including the prerequisites, below. Departments wishing to
offer a minor in business administration should discuss the issue with
the Coggin associate dean prior to submitting formal program material.
The minor in Economics is designed for students who
want to supplement their major with a background in the field that is the
backdrop for all business fields. Having a minor or major in economics reveals
to an employer or a graduate school that one has had training in analytical decision making as well as a global
perspective on the economy and business.
jobs are very different than those in existing corporations. Students
must learn to manage risks and have the proper skills necessary to
assess many different business situations. Only with critical thinking
skills applied specifically to entrepreneurial issues in finance,
marketing and management can these individuals reach the skill and
knowledge levels required for success. The goal of the minor in
Entrepreneurship is to provide students with an experiential approach to
learning that builds these skills. The minor is distinct from the other
minors in the Coggin College of Business in terms of the courses
offered and the perspective from which business concepts will be
approached and applied.
The minor in
finance has been added to meet the needs of Accounting, International
Business and other Coggin College of Business majors for additional
coursework in this important area.
in Geography and GIS prepare students for a wide variety of occupations
in government, business, planning, and education. The importance of
Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and in particular, Business GIS,
has increased interest and demand for GIS and other geography courses in
Students in the Coggin College of Business
with an interest in the increasingly important area of international business
may wish to develop a schedule which includes the courses constituting the
minor in international business. With careful course scheduling, a
student may be able
to meet the requirements for the minor without exceeding the 60 upper-level
hours required for the BBA degree. Interested students should discuss the
minor with their advisor and the director of the program. The minor is an
excellent way for a student majoring in business to pick up a support area
without completing all of the courses necessary to get a second major.
The minor in Management gives students the
opportunity to become more versatile and effective decision makers. The minor
in Management provides non-business majors an opportunity to learn business
management practices and enhance their leadership skills.
The minor in Marketing equips students with the necessary
skills to understand consumer behavior and conduct market research. The minor
in Marketing will help students understand the process of planning market
programs and techniques in analyzing the market. Students will learn the
fundamentals of advertising, purchasing, promotion and distribution.
demand for operations knowledge and skills from a manufacturing, service and
disaster management perspective in Florida and north east Florida in particular
has increased. The minor in Operations Management will specifically address the disaster management perspective and needs in
Florida in general and north east Florida in particular, and also address operations in the service industry.
All minors have requirements regarding the minimum number of courses taken at
UNF. A minimum grade of "C" is required for all minors in the Coggin
College of Business.
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