A business minor can enhance any major as you turn your passion into a career

Business Fundamentals Minor

No matter your major, taking business courses will give you a competitive edge and set you apart from your peers. The 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.

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

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Curriculum (15 hours)

You will take three core courses, one elective, and one capstone course that introduce you to general topics in business. Course topics include:

Core Courses

  • Introduction to Business (BMIN 1000/MGMT 1000)
  • Marketing and Management (BMIN 3001)
  • Accounting and Finance (BMIN 3002)

Elective Courses (Select one)

  • Essentials in Entrepreneurship (ENTP 3200)
  • Global Perspectives (INTB 3000)
  • Business Law and Ethics (BLAW 3050)
  • Business Problem Solving (ISMG 2050)
  • Career and Professional Development (BMIN 2200)

Capstone Course (Select one)

  • Essentials in Entrepreneurship (ENTP 3200)
  • Principles of Strategic Management (BMIN 3004)


You must be a CU Denver non-Business School 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.

Students may only use transfer coursework in place of BMIN 1000 Introduction to Business. All remaining courses must be completed at CU Denver.

How to Enroll

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