The Catholic University of America

Minors for Business and Economics Majors

Accounting | Economics | Finance | International Business
Management | Marketing | Sports Specialization

The School of Business and Economics offers six within-the-school minor programs and one specialization for students who are majoring in business and economics. Note that in each of the within-the-school minor the first two courses are core courses which overlap with your current B&E major.  You need a maximum of four more courses to minor within the SBE.

Students in the School of Business and Economics may also minor in other schools at the University. Please see list of all CUA minors here.

Please note: Students in the School of Business and Economics are required to receive a C- or better in all courses.

Minors for Business and Economics Majors


ACCT 205/305 – Intro Accounting
ACCT 206/306 – Managerial Accounting
ACCT 309/409 – Cost Accounting
ACCT 310/410 – Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT 311/411 – Intermediate Accounting II
ACCT 412 – Auditing



MGT 118 – Vocation of Business
MGT223/323 – Management: Theory and Practice
MGT 310 – Leadership & Organization
MGT311 – Organizational Behavior
MGT 390 – International Business
One Management Elective (e.g. MGT 312, 324, 330, 331, 372, 375, 432, 491)


ECON 101 – Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 102 – Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 241* – Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
ECON 242* – Intermediate Microeconomics Theory
ECON 363 – Econometrics I
One approved ECON Elective (e.g., ECON 243/244)



MGT 223/323 – Management: Theory and Practice
MKT 345/MGT345 – Marketing Management
MKT 346/MGT346 – Marketing Research
MKT 348/MGT348 – Consumer Behavior
MKT 457/MGT457 - Marketing Strategy
One Marketing Elective (e.g. MKT 349, 350, 362, or 491, formerly with MGT prefixes)


ECON 223 – Statistics for Business and Economics
FIN 226/MGT226 – Financial Management
FIN 332/MGT332 – Investment Analysis
FIN 334/MGT334 – Corporate Finance I
FIN 336/MGT336 – Corporate Finance II
One Finance Elective (e.g. FIN 342, 389, 337)

International Business

International Marketing emphasis

MGT 223/323 – Management: Theory and Practice
FIN 226/MGT226 – Financial Management
MKT 362/MGT362 – International Marketing
FIN 389/MGT389 – International Corporate Finance    
MGT 390 – International Business
One International Business Elective (e.g.,  MGT381, MGT382)  


Sports Specialization

Earning a specialization in sports management enhances the knowledge and skills of business and economics majors and helps them succeed in a specific career path.

The sports management specialization is open to business majors in good standing within the School of Business and Economics. It requires a total of five courses of three credit hours each. These courses include three core courses and two electives.

Core Courses   
MGT 324 – Sports Management
MKT 325/MGT325 – Sports Marketing
ECON 327 – Sports Economics and Finance

Elective Courses (choose two)
MGT 495B – Sports Management Internship
  MGT 326  – Legal Issues in Sports Management
PSY 243 – Sports Psychology
SOC 345 – Sociology of Sports

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  • Please make sure to check the listed courses for pre-requisites when planning your schedule.
  • * ECON 241 / 242 / 243 / 244 require MATH 111/121 (Calculus I) and MATH 112/122 (Calculus II).