Minors

The minor in Business Administration consists of the following courses: (18 hours)

The minor in Business Administration consists of the following courses: (18 hours)
Accounting 300 or Accounting 201
Business Law 201
Economics 201 or 202
Finance 301
Management 300
Marketing 301



The minor in Accounting consists of the following courses: (18 hours)
Accounting 201 and 202 (Financial/Managerial Accounting)
Accounting 301 and 302 (Intermediate Accounting)
6 additional hours of upper division accounting courses:
Accounting 321 (Strategic Cost Management)
Accounting 401 (Auditing and Assurance Services)
Accounting 431 (Individual Taxation)
Accounting 441 (Advanced Financial Accounting)
Accounting 451 (Governmental and NonProfit Accounting)
Six additional hours would be necessary to meet the minimum number of credit hours in accounting needed to sit for the CPA exam in Tennessee.



The minor in Computer Science consists of the following courses: (18 hours)
Two of the following computer science courses:
Computer Science 211
Computer Science 221
Computer Science 222
Computer Science 226
Computer Science 250
Computer Science 260
and
12 additional hours of computer science courses, at least 9 of which are upper-division (300 or 400 numbered courses)


The minor in Finance consists of the following courses: (18 hours)
Accounting 201 or 300
Economics 201 or 202,
Finance 301
Finance 311
Finance 341
and one of the following:
Finance 302
Finance 313
Finance 332
Finance 351
Finance 370
Finance 411
The minor will provide non-finance majors with knowledge of financial theory and practice that will complement and enhance their education within their majors.


The minor in Entrepreneurship consist of the following courses: (18 hours)
Accounting 321
Finance 341
Management 304
Management 307
Management 481
Marketing 302
The minor is designed to give non-business students exposure to entrepreneurial ideas within business and to integrate this exposure with their non-business studies.


The minor in International Studies consists of multi-disciplinary courses: (18 hours)
Students are required to take History 200 plus one course from five of the following areas of study:
Agriculture 295
Agricultural Economics 335, 350
Art History 340
Economics 321, 322, 333
English 330, 401
Geography 380, 381, 441, 442, 461, 462
Finance 332
French 311, 321, 360, 370, 381, 382
German 321, 360, 370, 381, 382
History 320, 321,343, 432, 420, 421, 441, 442, 448, 468, 470, 482, 484
Japanese 315, 341, 342, 360, 370
Management 461
Marketing 410
Political Science 321, 322, 341,401, 467, 480
Psychology 312
Religious Studies 301
Sociology 300, 304, 306, 433, 495
Spanish 321,322, 360, 370, 381, 382, 385, 386


The minor in Leadership consists of the following courses: (18 hours)
Economics 322
Leadership 321
Leadership 323
Management 304
Natural Resource Management 100 or 101
plus three additional hours from one of the following:
Engineering 100
Philosophy 210


The minor in Management consists of the following courses: (18 hours)
Management 300
Management 350
Management 461
and
9 additional hours of upper-division management electives (300 or 400 numbered courses)


The minor in Management Information Systems consists of the following courses: (18 hours)
Computer Science 211
Computer Science 221
Computer Science 250
and one course chosen from
Computer Science 360
Computer Science 410
Information Systems 361
Information Systems 310
and three hours chosen from:
Computer Science 201 (3 hours course)
Information Systems 211, 212, 213 (1 hour courses)
Information Systems 221, 222, 223 (1 hour courses)
Information Systems 231, 232, 233 (1 hour courses)
and two courses, one of which must be upper-division (300 or 400 numbered courses), selected from:
Computer Science 211
Computer Science 221
Computer Science 222
Computer Science 250
Computer Science 351
Computer Science 352
Computer Science 360
Computer Science 410
Information Systems 361
Information Systems 461
Information Systems 491


The minor in Marketing consists of the following courses: (18 hours)
Economics 201 or Economics 202
Marketing 301
12 additional hours of marketing courses.
The minor will provide non-business majors knowledge of marketing thought and practices and enhance their education within their respective majors.


The minor in Business Communication Information Systems consists of the following courses: (15 hours)
Information Systems (INFS) 236
Information Systems (INFS) 255
Information Systems (INFS) 330
Information Systems (INFS) 460 or 465
Information Systems (INFS) 485


The minor in Political Science consists of the following courses: (18 hours)
Political Science 210
Political Science 220
12 hours of upper-division courses (300 or 400 numbered)
Only six hours (2 courses) can be from the following courses:
Political Science 400
Political Science 410
Political Science 420
Political Science 467


The minor in Legal Studies consists of the following courses: (18 hours)
Students should take 2 of the following courses outside their major:
POSC 210
POSC 220
BLAW 201
CJ 200
CJ 220
AND 12 hours from the following upper-division classes, with no more than 6 hours coming from a single discipline* (students are responsible for satisfying any necessary prerequisites)
AGEC 375 Environmental & Agricultural Law
BLAW 301 Business Law I
BLAW 302 Business Law II
BLAW 311 Employment & Labor Law
BLAW 401 Real Estate Law I
COMM 491 Communications Law & Ethics
CJ 320 Criminal Procedure**
CJ 370 Juvenile Justice**
CJ 400 Criminal Law**
CJ 420 Criminal Evidence**
PHIL 410/POSC 410 Political and Legal Philosophy
POSC 353 Administrative Law
POSC 431 American Constitutional Law I
POSC 432 American Constitutional Law II
POSC 390 Jurisprudence
POSC 391 Legal Terminology and Writing
POSC 392 Legal Research
POSC 393 Internship in Paralegalism
POSC 451 Judicial Process
SWRK 345 Juvenile Justice

 

*Exception: Students planning to pursue the online Paralegal Certification Program may take the following courses. POSC 210, 220, 390, 391, 392, 393, and 451.

**CJ courses may not be used to complete both the CJ major and the Legal Studies minor.

 

The minor is designed to give university studenst an understanding of (1) the structure and processes of the American legal system and (2) how these processes affect society as a whole. As part of an overall degree program, the minor provides strong preparation for law school or a career as a legal assistant.

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