The undergraduate minor in business administration requires 36 s.h., including at least 12 s.h. offered by the Tippie College of Business. Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in the minor overall and in all courses in the minor taken at the University of Iowa. Coursework in the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass.

The minor can be earned by any University of Iowa undergraduate student except those majoring in business (Tippie College of Business) and interdepartmental studies majors in the business studies track (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences).

The minor in business administration requires the following courses, or the equivalents. Some of these courses have prerequisites and other requirements for registration; students must complete a course's prerequisites and meet its registration requirements before they may register for the course. For more information, visit Minor in Business Administration on the Tippie College of Business website.

ACCT:2100Introduction to Financial Accounting3
ACCT:2200Managerial Accounting3
BAIS:1500Business Computing Essentials2
ECON:1100Principles of Microeconomics4
ECON:1200Principles of Macroeconomics4
FIN:3000Introductory Financial Management3
MATH:1350Quantitative Reasoning for Business4
MGMT:2000Introduction to Law3
MGMT:2100Introduction to Management3
MKTG:3000Introduction to Marketing Strategy3
STAT:1030Statistics for Business4
Total Hours36

Students who will have completed all requirements for the minor when they graduate should indicate a business administration minor on their Application for Degree. Contact the Undergraduate Program Office for more information about the minor in business administration.

Sample Plan of Study

Sample plans represent one way to complete a program of study. Actual course selection and sequence will vary and should be discussed with an academic advisor. For additional sample plans, see MyUI.

Business Administration, Minor

Plan of Study Grid (Manual)
Academic Career
Any SemesterHours
Thoughtful planning is required to complete the courses necessary for a minor.
At least 12 semester hours of coursework must be completed in the Tippie College of Business. See MyUI course listing for administrative home of courses required for the minor.
An overall grade-point average of at least 2.00 is required on all courses taken and on courses taken at The University of Iowa. (2.00 GPA on all courses, not each course).
Coursework in the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass.
Exceptions made for the minor may not satisfy requirements for the Bachelor of Business Administration degree. See an advisor in C140 PBB for more information.
First Year
Quantitative Reasoning for Business a, b, c, d
or Calculus and Matrix Algebra for Business
ECON:1100 Principles of Microeconomics e 4
Second Year
BAIS:1500 Business Computing Essentials 2
ECON:1200 Principles of Macroeconomics e 4
ACCT:2100 Introduction to Financial Accounting f 3
STAT:1030 Statistics for Business 4
Third Year
ACCT:2200 Managerial Accounting f 3
MGMT:2100 Introduction to Management f 3
MGMT:2000 Introduction to Law f 3
MKTG:3000 Introduction to Marketing Strategy 3
Fourth Year
FIN:3000 Introductory Financial Management f 3
 Total Hours36
MATH:1350 is a new course effective fall 2020; students should take MATH:1350, MATH:1380, or a calculus course to complete this requirement.
Students must meet the stated prerequisites or ALEKS score to enroll in MATH:1350 or MATH:1380. Discuss math placement with your academic advisor.
This course has prerequisites. See MyUI course listing for details.
Enrollment in math courses requires completion of a placement exam.
This course is designed to be taken early in your studies as the content is important to subsequent classes. See MyUI for prerequisites.
Check MyUI for course requirements.