The Business Fundamentals Minor adds value to your chosen major by providing a foundation in the skills necessary to compete in today’s global business environment. With no prerequisites, this five-course sequence introduces you to critical management, marketing, finance, and communication skills for both career success and personal growth.

Curriculum (15 hours)

You will take four required courses and one elective that introduce you to general topics in business. Course topics include:

  • Career planning
  • Marketing and management
  • Finance and accounting
  • Strategic management
  • Essentials of entrepreneurship


You must be a non-business CU Denver undergraduate student with at least a 2.00 cumulative GPA and a 2.00 cumulative GPA in the Business Fundamentals Minor to receive the minor.

How to Enroll

To declare a Business Fundamentals Minor, you’ll need to fill out the Business Fundamentals Minor Application and submit to the undergraduate advising office located on the fourth floor of the Business School or email it to