Minors for AKSOB Students

Non-AKSOB students wanting to enroll in any minor at AKSOB can do so without any problems based on the procedures in the various links on AKSOB webpage (Minor in BusinessMinor in Data AnalyticsMinor in Economics and Minor in  Hospitality and Tourism Management).

All AKSOB students are eligible to enroll in minor in Data Analytics.

Below is a map showing the procedure for AKSOB students to qualify and complete the other three minors.

Requirements for Minor in Data Analytics:

To qualify for the Minor in data Analytics, students will need to complete 18 credits total distributed as follows:

Core Requirements (6 credits)
BDA211 Introduction to Applied Data Analytics 3
Students must choose one of the below courses:
BDA311 Data Driven Design Thinking 3
BDA401 Methodologies and Model Building in Data Analytics 3
Elective courses (12 credits)
Four electives are to be chosen from the following
Department of Information Technology and Operations Management
ITM232 Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Analytics 3
ITM302 Data and Information Management 3
ITM402 Business Intelligence 3
ITM403 Information Technology Project Management 3
MGT401 Project Management 3
MKT488 Topics in Marketing: Market/Consumer Analytics 3
Department of Communication Arts
JSC222 Digital Media Design 3
JSC224 Social Media 3
JSC314 Data and Society 3
JSC434 Data Journalism 3
Department of Computer Science and Mathematics
BIF244 Introduction to Script Programming 3
BIF524 Data Mining 3
CSC375 Database Management Systems 3
CSC498 Topics in Computer Science: Data Visualization 3
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
COE418 Database Systems 3
COE543 Intelligent Data Processing and Applications 3
COE544 Intelligent Engineering Algorithms 3

Minor in Hospitality and Tourism:

To qualify for the Minor in Hospitality and Tourism Management, students will need to complete 18 credits total distributed as follows:

Core Requirements (18 credits)
HOM 202 Hospitality and Tourism Management 3
HOM 203 Food and Beverage Concept Development 3
HOM 205 Lodging Management and Operations 3
HOM 217 Housekeeping Management and Operations  1
HOM 231 Wine, Spirits and Cigars 1
HOM 239 Business Etiquette and Protocol   1
HOM 250 Food Preparation I 3
HOM 321 Tourism Economic and Cultural Impact 3

Minor in Business:

To qualify for the Minor in Business, students will need to complete 18 credits total described as follows:

Economics Students: Students pursuing a BS in Economics are required to complete three core courses that are common with the BS in Business Program.  To qualify for the Minor in Business, Economics students will need to complete additional 3 courses (or 9 credits) in Business as outlined below.

Required Business Courses (9 credits)
ACC203 Financial Accounting    3  
FIN301 Managerial Finance 3  
MKT201 Introduction to Marketing 3  
Other Business Courses (9 credits) from the following list of possible courses, with at least one upper level course
ACC204 or ACC3—   3  
BUS2— or BUS3—          3  
FIN3—   3  
ITM2—or ITM3—           3  
MGT3—   3  
MKT3—   3  
OPM3—   3  

Hospitality Students: Students pursuing a BS in Hospitality and Tourism Management are required to complete Six core courses that are common with the BS in Business Program. To qualify for the Minor in Business, Hospitality and Tourism students will need to take additional 2 courses (or 6 credits) in Business as outlined below:

Required Business Courses (18 credits)
ACC203 Financial Accounting    3
BUS213 Business Law & Ethics 3
FIN301 Managerial Finance 3
MKT201 Introduction to Marketing 3
QBA201 Business Statistics 3
MGT441 Human Resources Management 3
Other Business Courses (9 credits) from the following list of possible courses, with at least one upper level course
ACC204 or ACC3—   3
BUS3—   3
FIN3—   3
ITM2—or ITM3—          3
MGT3—   3
MKT3—   3
OPM3—   3

Minor in Economics:

To obtain the Minor in Economics, students will complete 18 credits.

Business Students: Students pursuing BS in Business, are required to complete two core courses that are common with the BS in Economic Program. To qualify for the Minor in Economics, Business students will need to complete additional 4 courses (or 12 credits) in Economics courses as outlined below.

Required Economics Courses (12 credits)
ECO201 Microeconomics 3
ECO202 Macroeconomics 3
ECO305 Intermediate Microeconomics 3
ECO306 Intermediate Macroeconomics 3
Other Economics Courses (6 credits) from the following list of possible courses
ECO304 Mathematical Methods for Economics 3
ECO311 Economic Development 3
ECO320 Environmental, Resource and Energy Economics 3
ECO332 Introductory Econometrics 4
ECO333 Comparative Economics Systems 3
ECO335 International Economics 3
ECO342 Labor and Human Resource Economics 3
ECO344 Economics, Ethics and Philosophy 3
ECO346 Foundations of Political Economy 3
ECO420 Monetary Theory and Policy 3
ECO422 Public Finance 3
ECO402 Special Topics in Economics 3

Hospitality Students: Students pursuing BS in Hospitality and Tourism Management have to complete a total of 15 credits above their Social Science requirements. They are required to take either ECO201 or ECO202.

Required Social Science Course (3 credits)
ECO201 or ECO202 Microeconomics or Macroeconomics 3
Required Economics Courses (9 credits)
ECO201 or ECO202 Microeconomics or Macroeconomics 3
ECO305 Intermediate Microeconomics 3
ECO306 Intermediate Macroeconomics 3
Other Economics Courses (6 credits) from the following list of possible courses
ECO304 Mathematical Methods for Economics 3
ECO311 Economic Development 3
ECO320 Environmental, Resource and Energy Economics 3
ECO332 Introductory Econometrics 4
ECO333 Comparative Economics Systems 3
ECO335 International Economics 3
ECO342 Labor and Human Resource Economics 3
ECO344 Economics, Ethics and Philosophy 3
ECO346 Foundations of Political Economy 3
ECO420 Monetary Theory and Policy 3
ECO422 Public Finance 3
ECO402 Special Topics in Economics 3