Managers are needed in every organization and in every profession.
By gaining an understanding of the basic functional areas of management, you'll have a competitive advantage in the marketplace and throughout your career.
The minor in management, an eight-course curriculum drawn from the core courses of School of Management's existing undergraduate majors, is available to undergraduate students from any major. It provides a foundation in the basic language and principles of business and complements advanced study in engineering, social science, health-related professions and other undergraduate majors.
"Liberal arts and social science majors are missing out on something vital to their futures: Business 101."
—The Chronicle of Higher Education
To apply to the management minor program, you must be a matriculating UB student in good academic standing who has completed at least 60 credit hours and the minor prerequisite courses with a minimum overall GPA, UB GPA and prerequisite GPA of 2.5. All prerequisite courses should be completed or in progress when applying for the minor. School of Management majors may not participate in the minor program.
Meeting the minimum application requirements does not guarantee admission. The program is competitive and will admit the top 75 fall applicants and the top 75 spring applicants each year.
Once accepted into the minor, you will take upper-division management courses during your junior and/or senior years.
You must also take three of the following six electives, based on availability:
*All 300-level MG courses must be completed at UB