Complement your degree with a minor in business while maximizing your knowledge of business fundamentals.

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  • Earn credits you can apply to a future college experience at ASU
  • Pay for credits after you pass the class
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Fuse academic disciplines to maximize the value of your degree. Students from other ASU colleges are welcome to add depth with a minor on business, designed as a complement for the non-business degree. You’ll build a strong foundation in important managerial topics, such as accounting, computer information systems, economics, finance, management, marketing, and supply chain management.

No matter what your major is, knowledge of business fundamentals is essential to long-term career success. The W. P. Carey School of Business minor in business will help you stand out from individuals who share your major, but lack business training — giving you a competitive edge in your job search, the right skills and knowledge to quickly move up from entry level to management, and the ability to shape a dynamic future in your career of choice. It’s an exceptional way to diversify your college experience, while adding lifelong value to your degree. Business majors cannot earn a minor in business. Please note, students may only apply to a minor in combination with an existing degree program. Please speak with your academic advisor to ensure this minor is applicable with your major.


A student wishing to pursue a specific minor should consult an academic advisor in the unit offering that minor to ensure that an appropriate set of courses is taken. The student should also consult an academic advisor in the college or department of the major to make sure the college or department of the major allows the recognition of the minor.

Note: Certain major and minor combinations may be deemed inappropriate either by the college or department of the major or minor. Courses taken as part of a minor may not count toward both the major degree and the minor. Please contact the department for more information.

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