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College of Business Administration
Department of Management and Information Systems

A432 Business Administration Building
Tel: 330-672-1140

The Management minor provides a basic core of management courses, with emphasis on strategic management, leadership and the management of employees. Students gain an overview of managerial functions and expertise that will add value to the career preparations provided by their major programs.

Requirement to declare the management minor:
Minimum 2.500 overall GPA; or if new freshman, no established GPA is required.

Requirement to graduate with the management minor:
Minimum 2.500 GPA (including all attempts for 30000 and 40000 level course work) is required.

Attribute Legend: DD Diversity-Domestic; DG Diversity-Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

Attribute Course Title Credits
  ACCT 23020 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
  MIS 24163 Principles of Management 3
Dynamics of Leadership (3)     or
Learning to Lead (3)
  MIS 34180 Human Resources Management 3
  Choose two from any of the following curricular areas; maximum one course per curricular area: 6
  ACCT 23021 Introduction to Managerial Accounting (3)  
  COMM 20001 Interpersonal Communication (3)  
  COMM 25863 Business and Professional Communication (3)  
KSS ECON 22060 Principles of Microeconomics (3)  
KSS ECON 22061 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)  
  FIN 36053 Business Finance (3)  
  MIS 34054 Using IS for Business Problems (3)  
  MIS 34185 Individual and Group Behavior in Organizations (3)  
  MKTG 25010 Principles of Marketing (3)  

Program Policies:

  • To earn a College of Business Administration minor, students must complete at least 50 percent of the total required credit hours for the minor at Kent State University, at least 6 credit hours in the minor must be at the upper division (30-40000 level), and at least 6 credit hours in the minor must be different from courses in the student's major and minor(s). Students may not pursue a minor and major in the same discipline.
  • Student in the Business Management [BMGT] major may not declare this minor or the Management for Business Major [MGMB] minor