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Declare a Minor

The David Eccles School of Business offers several minor programs to enhance your undergraduate degree.

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Advanced Financial Analysis

The Advanced Financial Analysis minor is an honors-level program that provides students with a deeper foundation in finance and accounting, supplemented by additional technical competence in financial modeling and coding as applied to finance problems. Courses will focus on developing technical skills and applying those skills to solve problems in realistic settings.

Admission Criteria:

  • 12 or more credits earned at the University of Utah
  • 3.5 or higher University of Utah GPA
  • B or higher in ACCTG 2600, ACCTG 3000, or ACCTG 5050 (waived for BCOR business majors who pass BCOR 3010 with a B or higher on their first attempt)
  • B- or higher in ECON 2010, BUS 2010/2011, or QAMO 3010
  • B- or higher in a college algebra course (or a higher level math course)
  • C- or higher in OIS 2340 or BCOR 2030
  • Declared major (excluding the Finance major and emphasis)


The Business minor includes 6 pre-business courses and 4 higher-level business courses. Course subjects include: accounting, business thought, economics, finance, information systems, management, marketing, math, and statistics.

Admission Criteria:

  • 2.0 or higher University of Utah GPA
  • C- or higher in 6 pre-business courses
  • Declared major outside of the David Eccles School of Business
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The Entrepreneurship minor teaches students the foundational entrepreneurship and innovation skills necessary to create valuable solutions to pressing problems within any organizational setting.

Course subjects include: leadership theory and application, discovery of market opportunities, creation of new business opportunities, business model testing and validation, venture concepts, funding, and marketing. The Entrepreneurship minor is open to all undergraduate students at the University of  Utah.

Admissions Criteria:

  • 2.0 or higher University of Utah GPA

Information Systems

The Information Systems minor teaches students to use technology in bridging all functional areas of an organization in today’s highly competitive business environment. Course subjects include: systems analysis and design, database development, business analytics, web development, and data structure.

Admission Criteria:

  • 2.0 or higher University of Utah GPA
  • Admitted to the David Eccles School of Business (excluding the Information Systems and Quantitative Analysis of Markets & Organizations majors)
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The Management minor improves student preparation for a wide variety of careers in business and other organizations. While management skills are important to students graduating in all areas across the University, frequently students are given little or no formal coursework in management. Now there is a defined program of study that will prepare students to be sophisticated managers regardless of their major. 

Admission Criteria:

  • Declared major
  • 2.75 or higher University of Utah GPA

Professional Selling & Business Development

Sales is among the top 4 career paths chosen by graduates in engineering, humanities, and the physical and social sciences. 20% of business majors also establish a career in sales. In just 18 credits, this minor provides students with the personal and technical skills to succeed in a sales career. Course subjects include personal selling, sales management, business-to-business marketing, and sales technology, analytics, and operations.

Admission Criteria:

  • 2.0 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Declared major (excluding the Marketing major)
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