Business Administration (Minor)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2022–Spring 2023 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Minor in Business Administration
Unit: College of Business 
Academic Plan Code(s): BA_ _MINOR

The College of Business offers a minor in business for students in other colleges and schools at the University of Louisville. Enrollment is limited in the business minor because of the large demand for courses by business majors.

To be admitted to the minor in Business Administration and be permitted to pursue the program core coursework, a student must have completed the following:

  • Fifty-one (51) or more semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.8 or higher;
  • ECON 201 and ECON 202; and
  • The business program prerequisite coursework with a GPA of 2.8.

Upon completion of the admission requirements and formal application, the student is admitted into the Business Administration minor program based on the student’s academic performance and the space available. An appointment may be made during the semester that the program prerequisites are being completed to begin the application process.

Program Requirements

Admission Prerequisites
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics 3
MATH 180Elements of Calculus 13
Program Prerequisites
Non-Business students must have a 2.8 GPA in Program Prerequisites before applying for the minor.
ACCT 201Principles of Financial Accounting 33
ACCT 202Principles of Managerial Accounting 33
BSTA 201Business Statistics3
Business Core
CIS 205Information Systems in Organizations3
MGMT 301Management and Organizational Behavior3
MKT 301Principles of Marketing3
FIN 301Corporate Finance3
CIS 305Data Analysis for Decision-Making3
Business Elective 43
Minimum Total Hours36

2.0 GPA in Business Administration minor program core coursework and a 2.0 cumulative UofL GPA are required for graduation. 

At least three (3) semester hours of the requirements for a minor must be successfully completed while enrolled in the University of Louisville. 


Math 205 or equivalent can be used to fulfill the math 180 requirement. 


The following will also meet the statistics requirement:  MATH 109, PSYC 301, SOC 301, CJ 326


ACCT 205 may substitute for ACCT 201 and ACCT 202


 Must be at the 300 level or above.