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The University Registrar and the Brandeis University Online Bulletin websites offer the official requirements and course descriptions for every academic department in the university.

Visit the Course Schedule for the latest course offerings in the business program.

Requirements for the Minor

The business minor requires six courses:

Core courses

  • Survey of Economics (ECON 2a) or Introduction to Microeconomics (Econ 10a)   gives you a conceptual foundation in economics.
  • Financial Accounting (BUS 6a) gives you the tools you need to analyze business data.
  • Functions of the Capitalist Enterprise (BUS 10a) introduces the most important functions in a business and the roles of business in society.

Additional courses

  • One non-ECON, Business and Society course: refer to the "Thematic Electives in Business and Society" section of the requirement sheet.
  • Any one business course, numbered above BUS 10a, including LGLS 189a; but not including Bus 51b, Bus 89a or Bus 98a.
  • One additional course: any Business & Society elective (including ECON courses) or Business Administration elective.

Note: You MUST earn a grade of "C" or above to count toward your minor in your core and all Business Administration electives. “C-“  is the minimum grade you must earn in your Business and Society courses. No courses taken pass/fail will count towards the Business minor.