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2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

Business Studies Minor

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Program: Minor
Undergraduate Student Success Center
Richard T. Doermer School of Business

Neff Hall 366 ~ 260-481-6472 ~ ipfw.edu/business

The minor in business studies provides a fundamental background in the principles of business and economics. The minor is available to any IPFW student majoring in a non-business bachelor’s degree program. Your eligibility for this program is governed by the policies of the division/department in which you are enrolled. Please see your academic advisor for additional information.

To earn this minor, you must be regularly admitted to an IPFW bachelor’s degree program that permits this option. All courses that compose this option have specific prerequisites. You must meet the prerequisites for each course and earn a grade of C- or better in each course.  Some of these courses may be applicable to other requirements of your degree program. See your academic advisor for details.   You must complete 12 of the required 18 credits at IPFW to be eligible to receive the minor.

You must earn a grade of C- or better in each of the following courses:


Business Elective Credits: 3

Choose one course (3 credits) from the list of courses below. Check the prerequisites carefully to make sure all the pre-reqs are met for the selected course.

  • Any 300 or 400 level ECON course (check pre-requisites).


As a major in another bachelor’s degree program, you are not eligible to enroll in any additional business or economics courses. No more than 25 percent of a non-business student’s baccalaureate curriculum may be in subjects available in the Richard T. Doermer School of Business.

Total Credits: 18

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