Gain foundational business skills to complement every degree. 

Business Management Minor 

No matter what your interests are in-from sciences to the liberal arts-a minor in business management will equip you with a unique set of skills that are useful in every industry. You will learn the foundations of business, human resources, marketing, and more, so you can excel in a career in business and beyond. At Carlow, you will become a responsible, ethical leader.


A Flexible Minor to Fit Your Schedule

A minor is a great way to learn a new set of skills without taking on another major. Our business management minor helps you discover your leadership potential in only eighteen credits. The minor consists of six business management courses, two of which are 300/400-level electives, lending you the flexibility to take courses on a schedule that works best for you.

Interested in learning versatile leadership skills? Request more information to see how you can add a business management minor to your degree.

Business Management Minor

Notable Courses

BSM 103: Introduction to Business Management
An introductory course dealing with today's global business environment and management principles. Overview topics include types of business organizations, their structures, dynamics, administration, and work distribution functions such as directing, controlling and staffing, and the roles of women in management. The course culminates in the development of a complete business plan as a major project.

BSM 202: Business Communication
A theoretical and practical application of communication principles related to business. Emphasis is given to written expression in accomplishing human relations objectives necessary for success in working with and influencing other persons. The principles studied in this course are derived from cases involving the writing of business letters, reports, and memoranda. The job-finding process, including letters of application, resumes, and interviews, receives special emphasis. Electronic and telephone communications are covered.


BSM 301: Principles of Marketing

An introductory study of the principles and functions of marketing. Topics include product development, market research, channels of distribution, and pricing and promotion. Students will analyze cases dealing with current marketing successes and failures.


This is just a small sample of the variety of classes you'll be taking. For more details about these classes, and more, please visit the Course Catalog section of our website or request more information to hear from an Admissions Counselor.