A minor is recognized as a component of a baccalaureate degree and can only be earned along with the bachelor's degree. A minor from UAA consists of a minimum of 18 credits, at least 6 of which must be upper division. Students must earn at least 3 credits in residence in each minor field, as well as have a UAA cumulative GPA of at least 2.00 (C) in the minor. Students must follow minor requirements from the same catalog used for the baccalaureate program. These minors outlined below are the for the current catalog year. Students need to formally declare their minor no later than the deadline to submit an Application for Graduation.
Students who earn a BBA degree in Economics, Marketing, Finance, Management, MIS, or Accounting are unable to earn a minor in Business Administration because the majority of courses required for a minor, are also required for the baccalaureate degree in business.
|Students Majoring in||May Minor in|
|BBA Accounting||AK Native Business, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Entrepreneurship, International Business, or Real Estate|
|BBA Economics||Accounting, AK Native Business, Computer Information Systems, Entrepreneurship, International Business, or Real Estate|
|BBA Finance||Accounting, AK Native Business, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Entrepreneurship, International Business, or Real Estate (by petition)|
|BBA Global Logistics||Accounting, AK Native Business, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Entrepreneurship, International Business, or Real Estate|
|BBA Management||Accounting, AK Native Business, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Entrepreneurship, or International Business|
|BBA Management Information Systems||Accounting, AK Native Business, Economics, Entrepreneurship, International Business, or Real Estate|
|BBA Marketing||Accounting, AK Native Business, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Entrepreneurship, International Business, or Real Estate|
|BA Economics||Accounting, AK Native Business, Computer Information Systems, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, International Business, or Real Estate|
|Non-Business Majors||Accounting, AK Native Business, Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Entrepreneurship, International Business, or Real Estate|
The Accounting minor is designed for non-accounting majors. It provides a solid foundation beyond the principles of accounting and enhances students’ major degree programs with a higher level of knowledge and expertise in accounting.Catalog information for the Accounting Minor
The Minor in Alaska Native Business Management prepares students for a unique segment of business in Alaska. Alaska Native corporations are an economic force in the state of Alaska, and there is a need for business professionals educated in the culture and management practices of these organizations. This minor is for Alaska Native and non-Native students alike who plan to live and work in Alaska.Catalog information for the Alaska Native Business Management Minor
The Business Administration Minor is a valuable way to learn various aspects of business. It offers a collection of courses that introduces students to many business areas that include: finance, accounting, economics, and a choice of electives in business courses that are aligned with the student’s interests.Catalog information for the Business Administration Minor
The Computer Information Systems (CIS) Minor is an excellent way for students to acquire knowledge and skills to meet workforce needs by preparing them for high-demand jobs in areas such as business analytics or cybersecurity. This minor offers three different tracks affording students the ability to customize the minor to best fit their career goals. The tracks are in the following areas: business analytics, cybersecurity, and a general area for an overview of the CIS field.Catalog information for the Computer Information Systems Minor
The Minor in Economics provides students with broad exposure to economics and develops core analytical and critical thinking skills. The minor is flexible, allowing students to choose from a wide range of courses in economics including behavioral economics, resource and energy economics, pandemic economics, economic development, health economics, econometrics, and business forecasting.Catalog information for the Economics Minor
Why minor in entrepreneurship while you are at UAA? This six-class (18 credits) program allows students from any major to earn college credit while simultaneously developing and launching a business…or while continuing to work on an existing business that you have already started. Even if you’re not yet sure if leading your own business is your thing, the minor will develop your skills when and if you need to or want to tap into these skills in the future.
You live in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world. Would you rather
go forward with entrepreneurship skills or without them?
Contact your advisor or the department chair (Dr. Helena Wisniewski) when you are ready to get started.
The Minor in Hospitality Administration prepares students for professional positions in restaurants, hotels, lodges and other food service operations.Catalog information for the Hospitality Administration Minor
The International Business Minor prepares students to work successfully in the global business environment. Today’s employers are looking for university graduates with strong knowledge of international markets, skills in sourcing vendors, managing diverse workforces, and connecting with customers with different cultural backgrounds. International business students build global leadership skills that allow them to assess the complex problems in global business settings and implement effective and innovative solutions.
A total of 18 credits is required for the minor. All courses must be completed with a grade of C or better. Students pursuing a baccalaureate degree outside of the College of Business and Public Policy should see the CBPP Student Advising Center for departmental approval.Catalog information for the International Business Minor
The Real Estate Minor is a valuable way to augment your degree. It offers a collection of courses that introduce students to the many facets of real estate -- for both professional and personal use. Topics include real estate management, lease agreements, real estate finance, and property law.Catalog information for the Real Estate Minor