Feb 24, 2024  
2016-2017 University Catalog 
2016-2017 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

Business Minor

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Michael Johnson \ mjohnson@uarts.edu \ 215.717.6335
Program Director


The Business minor is a 15-creditprogram designed for students who are interested in learning more about general business practices and procedures. This is a University-wide minor that is open to all students across campus except for MBET students; this program is embedded into their core requirements. The program content includes coursework in general business, marketing, finance, business planning, and entrepreneurship.

Academic Policy

Minor programs are governed by the minor policy published on the the enrollment & registration  page in the policies  area of the catalogue.

Program Objectives

Students enrolled in the minor will:


  • Possess essential business knowledge in the foundational areas of marketing, communications, and business, contract, and entertainment law.
  • Possess advanced writing and presentation skills.
  • Understand e-commerce and be able to identify and use emerging technologies.
  • Collaborate and partner with other University students and departments, as well as professional organizations.
  • Be information literate, aware, resourceful, and problem-solving critical thinkers.

Program Requirements (15 credits)