Skip to content

Undergraduate Degree Minors

For the baccalaureate degree, a minor is a secondary area of academic specialization involving courses in one or more academic disciplines. Methodist University Online offers the following minors: Accounting, Business Administration, and Marketing.

Accounting Minor

Expand your business expertise 100% online with applicable knowledge in accounting and explore professional accounting career paths.

The Accounting minor consists of 18 s.h. distributed as follows:

Required Courses: 12 s.h.

  • ACC 1510 Principles of Financial Accounting (3 s.h.)
  • ACC 1520 Principles of Managerial Accounting (3 s.h.)
  • ACC 3410 Intermediate Accounting I (3 s.h.)
  • ACC 3420 Intermediate Accounting II (3 s.h.)

Electives: Select two courses (6 s.h.) from any 3000- or 4000-level electives in Accounting.

Business Administration Minor

Build core leadership skills 100% online and advance in administrative and management careers in almost any industry.

The Business Administration minor consists of 18 s.h. distributed as follows:

Required Courses: 12 s.h.

  • ACC 1510 Principles of Financial Accounting (3 s.h.)
  • ACC 1520 Principles of Managerial Accounting (3 s.h.)
  • ECO 1510 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 s.h.)
  • ECO 1520 Principles of Microeconomics (3 s.h.)

Electives: Select two courses (6 s.h.) from any upper-level accounting, marketing, financial economics, or business courses.

Note: For students in the following programs, the Business Administration minor is already built into your program’s curriculum:

  • BS/BAS in Accounting
  • BS in Health Care Administration
  • BS in Marketing

To officially add this minor to your degree program, contact your advisor.

Marketing Minor

Develop the skills and insights you need for a future in market research, product design, sales management, and digital marketing in your industry of choice, all from a 100% online classroom.

The Marketing minor consists of 18 s.h. distributed as follows:

Required Courses: 12 s.h.

  • BUS 1510 Management and Organization (3 s.h.)
  • MKT 1510 Principles of Marketing (3 s.h.)
  • MKT 3900 Marketing Research (3 s.h.)
  • MKT 4700 Marketing Strategy (3 s.h.)

Electives: Select 6 s.h. from any 3000- or 4000-level MKT courses or SMA 4210

Diversify Your Experience

As a rising number of professionals apply for available job opportunities, choosing a minor is a great way to stand out from the crowd. Complete a minor alongside your Methodist University degree program and you’ll be able to:

  • Specialize in your field of interest and pursue your ideal career path.
  • Boost your employment potential in a competitive market.
  • Preview an area of study that you may want to explore in the future.
  • Demonstrate to employers that you value education and have a strong work ethic.