No matter your major, taking business courses will give you a competitive edge and set you apart from your peers. Our Business Fundamentals minor introduces you to key business concepts, adds valuable skills to your resume and builds business proficiency while you pursue your passions at CU Denver.

Detour, Thomas Evans

“Having a business background has really helped me carve my own path in my career. My skills in marketing and business have been every bit as important for me as my creativity.”
Denver artist and entrepreneur Detour, Thomas Evans

At only 15 credits, the Business Fundamentals minor is easy to fit into your degree plan. Developed specifically for non-business students at CU Denver, the minor has no pre-requisites and offers flexibility in required and elective courses.

Curriculum (15 hours)

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

Required topics

  • Introduction to business 
  • Marketing and management
  • Finance and accounting
  • Strategic management

Elective topics

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Global perspectives
  • Business law
  • Business problem solving


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

Use the button below to apply for the Business Fundamentals Minor. We will process your information and someone from our admissions team will contact you. 

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