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Minors in the Darla Moore School of Business

Students in other majors at USC may choose to complete a minor offered in the Darla Moore School of Business.

Required courses (15 hours)

Electives (three hours)
Complete one course from the following:

* If ACCT 225 was taken prior to being a business minor, it may be used to satisfy the accounting requirement.

** If ECON 221 and ECON 222 were taken prior to being a business minor, they may be used to satisfy the economics requirement.

When a student’s major requires one of the 300 or 400 level courses included in the Business Administration minor, that course cannot be used to fulfill both the requirements for the major and the requirements for the minor. Where such overlap exists between the requirements of the major and the minor, the student will need to take additional selective coursework to fulfill the 18 hours required by the minor.

Prerequisites must be satisfied prior to enrolling in required and selective courses. Consult the Undergraduate Bulletin for list of prerequisites for minors.

Beginning in Fall 2014, the minor requirements changed. Students from earlier bulletins can opt into this curriculum through coordination with their academic adviser in their home college.

Required courses (six hours)

ECON 224 — Survey of Economics*
ACCT 222  — Introduction to Accounting*

Electives (12 hours)
Choose any four of the following courses:

ECON 301 — Money and Banking
ECON 311 — Issues in Economics
ECON 379 — Governmental Policy Toward Business
FINA 369  — Personal Finance
MGMT 371 — Principles of Management
MKTG 350  — Principles of Marketing


*It is recommended that ECON 224 and ACCT 222 be completed before taking 300 level BA/ECON courses.

Required courses (six to nine hours)

Electives (nine to 12 hours)
Three economics electives, excluding ECON 499 and ECON 511. ECON 322 counts as an elective.


*If a student earned an A in ECON 224 and is exempted from taking ECON 221 and ECON 222, one additional economics elective must be taken.


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