UMKC Catalog


Business Administration Minors

Students interested in business may complete a minor in either business administration or entrepreneurship. The minors are open to degree-seeking undergraduate students, with the exception of students pursuing a degree in programs that do not recognize minors.  Additionally, students pursuing a degree in business or accounting are not eligible for the minor in Business Administration.

Students must achieve a minimum GPA of 2.25 in all Bloch School courses. Transfer students with equivalent course credit will be required to take a more advanced course in that same area. Students are limited to 30 hours of coursework in the Bloch School. All coursework toward the minors must be completed at UMKC.

Students interested in the Business Administration or Entrepreneurship minors should contact staff in the Bloch School Student Services Office, room 115.

Business Administration Minor

The minor consists of the following coursework and is subject to the student satisfying all applicable prerequisites.

Required for admission to the Business minor:

MIS 202 Computer Applications in Management
ACCTNG 210/ACCTNG 210L Introduction to Financial Accounting

Required courses:

MKT 324 Marketing Concepts
FIN 325 Financial Management
MGT 330 Understanding the Individual in the Organization

Business elective:

One 300/400 level course -or- ENT 215/ENT 315 Introduction to Entrepreneurship (preferred) -or- ENT 201/ENT 301 Entrpreneurship Immersion

Total hours for Business Administration minor: 18


Entrepreneurship Minor

The Entrepreneurship minor is designed to help students acquire and refine their entrepreneurial skills. The minor is intended both for Bloch School students and for students outside of the Bloch School who would like to bring an entrepreneurial perspective to their major field of study.

Required courses:

ENT 215/ENT 315 Introduction to Entrepreneurship (preferred for Bloch School students) -or- ENT 201/ENT 301 Entrepreneurship Immersion
ENT 327 Creating the New Venture:Experiential Learning -or- ENT 328 Creating the E-Business: Experiential Learning

Entrepreneurship electives:

Students must also complete four additional entrepreneurship electives from the following list:

ENT 332 Managing the New Venture: Experiential Learning
ENT 341 Technology Entrepreneurship
ENT 361 New Product Development
ENT 364 Entrepreneurial Management
ENT 412 Entrepreneurial Finance and Venture Capital Investment
ENT 432 Entrepreneurial Marketing and Selling

Students have the option of replacing up to two entrepreneurship electives noted above with two discipline-related electives that are consistent with their entrepreneurial focus. These classes must be pre-approved by the Bloch.

Total hours for Entrepreneurship minor: 18