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Minors Offered by the Department of Business Administration for Non-Business Students

Minors at UHC

The Department of Business Administration offers three minors for students in non-business programs at The University of Holy Cross. These minors are recommended for students who want to enhance their academic programs with business-related course work and make sustained contributions to organizations and society in a global, diverse, and dynamic environment.

Requirements for the minors in management, accounting, and health care management

  • At least 48 credit hours in non-business major
  • A minimum grade of C is required in the following prerequisite courses or their equivalents:
    • Mathematics: MAT105
    • Statistics: BUS301 or MAT160
  • Students must earn 18 credit hours in a discipline, 9 of which must be 300 and 400- level courses

Minor in Management

The Management minor reflects a defined and coherent group of courses that include knowledge and skill development for students who aspire to be leaders in today’s rapidly changing environment. This minor will help students improve their set of competencies for a highly competitive job market and take management positions in their own specialty.

Courses Prerequisits
BUS 251 Principles of Management N/A
BUS 202 Principles of Economics II- Microeconomics MAT 105
BUS 309 Personnel Management BUS 251
BUS 416 Organizational Behavior BUS 251
BUS 419 Strategically Managing Organizations BUS 251
Elective – one of the six below:
ACC 206 Accounting I or
BUS 201 Business Law 1 or
BUS 311 Principles of Business Finance or
BUS 321 Consumer Behavior or
BUS 455 International Management or
BUS 405 Production/Operations Management
Check each course

Minor in Healthcare Managemnt

The Minor in Healthcare Management fills the management niche in healthcare and builds a more marketable repertoire for students. The set of courses allows students to understand both the nature of the economic and managerial constraints that face healthcare organizations and how these constraints can be effectively managed to provide the best possible healthcare for patients.

Courses Prerequisits
BUS 202 Principles of Economics II - Microeconomics MAT 105
HCM 350 U.S. Healthcare System MAT 105
HCM 360 Economics and Financing of Healthcare Delivery MAT 105, BUS 301, or BUS 218
HCM 380 Healthcare Information and Quality Management MAT 105 and BUS 251 or BUS 218
BUS 251 Principles of Management or
BUS 218 Intro to Business
Elective – one of the four below:
HCM 410 Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare Administration or
BUS 307 Managerial Accounting or
HCM 420 Public and Community Health or
HCM 470 Healthcare Management Research (cross-listing with BUS 460 – Special Topics in Business)
Check each course

Minor in Accounting

The Minor in Accounting is for students desiring accounting education in financial statement preparation, budgeting, cos and accounting systems at a level beyond the user of financial information but less than the preparation for being a professional accountant. The minor is especially useful to students whose career paths are organizations where dealing with financial issues will be an important part of their duties.

Courses Prerequisits
ACC 205 Principles of Accounting I MAT 105
ACC 206 Principles of Accounting II ACC 205
BUS 307 Managerial Accounting ACC 206
ACC 319 Tax Accounting I ACC 206
Electives – two of the seven below:
ACC 314 Intermediate Accounting I
ACC 315 Intermediate Accounting II
ACC 410 Cost Accounting
ACC 422 Tax Accounting II
ACC 464 Internship in Accounting
ACC 470 Fraud Examination I
ACC471 Fraud Examination II

ACC206 and ACC319


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