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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [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

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

All courses in this minor have specific prerequisites. You must meet the prerequisites for each course and earn a grade of C- or better in each course.  You must complete at least 12 of the required 18 credits at Purdue Fort Wayne to be eligible to receive the minor.

You may contact the Doermer School of Business Student Success Center or your primary advisor/major advisor to declare this minor.

Business Elective Credits: 3

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


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

Student Responsibility

You are responsible for ensuring that you satisfy all graduation requirements specified for each selected program.  Thus, it is essential that you develop a thorough understanding of the required courses, academic policies, and procedures governing your academic career.  If you cannot complete all program requirements by your stated graduation date but fail to remove those from your plan of study, the Registrar’s Office in consultation with your academic advisor will remove unmet pursuits from your plan of study. Changing curricular records during the graduation term of application may affect state or federal financial aid awards. All requests for exceptions to specific requirements must be made in writing and may be granted only by written approval from the appropriate chair or dean. 

Additional Course Use

Courses listed below may also be considered in meeting specific requirements.

BUS 20002 required, ETCS 10600 and CS 11200 accepted.

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