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College of Business & Economics

Physical Address:
875 Campus Drive
J.A. Albertson Building 

Mailing Address:
College of Business & Economics University of Idaho 875 Perimeter Drive MS 3161 Moscow, ID 83844-3161

Phone: For advising, call 208-885-6853 (last name A-J) or 208-885-5036 (last name K-Z). For general inquiries, call 208-885-6478.

Fax: 208-885-5087

Email: cbe@uidaho.edu

ALB 125

Phone: 208-885-6453

Fax: 208-885-6296

Email: lindachen@uidaho.edu

ALB 225

Phone: 208-885-6289

Fax: 208-885-5347

Email: smbecker@uidaho.edu

ALB 306

Phone: 208-885-6853 (last name A-J) or 208-885-5036 (last name K-Z)

Email: cbeadvising@uidaho.edu

Minors and Certificates

Customize your experience with a focus on entrepreneurship, marketing analytics, small business management, and many more.

Minors

  • ACCT 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3 credits)
  • ACCT 202 Introduction to Managerial Accounting (3 credits)
  • ACCT 315 Intermediate Financial Accounting I (3 credits)
  • Select three of the following courses (9 credits):
    • ACCT 305 Accounting Information Systems
    • ACCT 325 Intermediate Financial Accounting II
    • ACCT 385 Cost and Management Accounting
    • ACCT 415 Advanced Financial Accounting & Reporting
    • ACCT 440 Fraud Examination
    • ACCT 482 Enterprise Accounting
    • ACCT 483 Fundamentals of Federal Taxation
    • ACCT 484 Federal Taxation of Entities
    • ACCT 492 Auditing and Controls
    • ACCT 530 Accounting for Public Sector Entities
    • ACCT 585 Estate and Elder Planning
    • BLAW 420 Commercial Law
    • BLAW 425 Law of Business Entities

Courses to total 18 credits for the minor.

The Business minor is not open to students pursuing a major in the College of Business and Economics

  • ACCT 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3 credits)
  • Select one of the following courses (3-4 credits):
    • ECON 201 Principles of Macroeconomics
    • ECON 202 Principles of Microeconomics
    • ECON 272 Foundations of Economic Analysis
  • Select three or more of the following courses (9 credits):
    • FIN 301 Financial Resources Management
    • MHR 311 Introduction to Management
    • MKTG 321 Marketing
    • MIS 350 Managing Information
    • OM 378 Project Management
    • ENTR 414 Entrepreneurship
  • Select one of the following options (6 credits):
    • Two Upper-Division Business Discipline Electives
    • BUS 190 Integrated Business and Value Creation and One Upper-Division Business Discipline Elective

Courses to total a minimum of 21 credits for the minor.

NOTE: Upper division course may be from any of the following prefixes: BUS, ENTR, FIN, MHR, MIS, MKTG, OM.

  • MIS 455 Data Management for Big Data (3 credits)
  • MATH 330 Linear Algebra (3 credits)
  • OM 439 Systems and Simulation (4 credits)
  • STAT 431 Statistical Analysis (3 credits)
  • Select at least two courses from the following (6 credits):
    • ACCT 421 Accounting Data Analytics
    • CS 336 Introduction to Information Assurance
    • ECON 453 Econometrics
    • FIN 463 Portfolio Management
    • GEOG 385 GIS Primer
    • MATH 438 Mathematical Modeling
    • MIS 453 Database Design
    • MKTG 421 Marketing Research & Analysis
    • MKTG 431 Marketing Analytics
    • OM 456 Enterprise Quality Management
    • STAT 404 Special Topics
    • STAT 422 Survey Sampling Methods
    • STAT 426 SAS Programming

Courses to total 19 credits for the minor.

The International Business minor is limited to students pursuing a major in the College of Business and Economics.

  • BUS 490 Strategic Management (3 credits)
  • ECON 446 International Economics (3 credits)
  • FIN 381 International Finance (3 credits)
  • MKTG 482 International Marketing (3 credits)
  • POLS 237 Introduction to International Politics (3 credits):
  • Complete one of the following courses or another elective approved by the International Business Minor Advisor (3 credits):
    • ECON 447 International Development Economics
    • FLEN 307 Institutions of the European Union
    • MHR 418 Managing Organization Design and Leading Changes
    • POLS 440 International Organizations & International Law

Courses to total 18 credits for the minor.

NOTE: Foreign language mastery is required equivalent to completion of the introductory and intermediate courses and one upper-division course in the language.

  • MKTG 321 Marketing (3 credits)
  • Complete one of the following courses (3-4 credits):
    • ECON 202 Principles of Microeconomics
    • ECON 272 Foundations of Economic Analysis
  • Complete four of the following courses (12 credits):
    • AGEC 302 Managerial Economics: Consumption & Markets
    • AGEC 333 Introduction to Sales
    • CTE 413 Retail Merchandising for Marketing Education
    • ECON 453 Econometrics
    • FCS 323 Apparel Product Development
    • FCS 448 Consumer Economic Issues
    • FS 489 Food Product Development
    • JAMM 452 Public Relations Campaign Design
    • JAMM 466 Media Campaign Strategy
    • MKTG 324 Consumer Behavior
    • MKTG 420 Integrated Marketing Communication
    • MKTG 421 Marketing Research & Analysis
    • MKTG 422 Sales Management
    • MKTG 424 Pricing Strategy and Tactics
    • MKTG 425 Retail Distribution Management
    • MKTG 426 Marketing Channels Management
    • MKTG 427 Services Marketing
    • MKTG/RMAT 495 Product Development and Brand Management
    • STAT 422 Sample Survey Methods

Courses to total 18 credits for the minor.

  • AGEC 333 Introduction to Sales (3 credits)
  • MKTG 321 Marketing (3 credits)
  • MKTG 422 Sales Management (3 credits)
  • Choose one of the following Economics electives (3 credits):
    • ECON 202 Principles of Microeconomics
    • ECON 272 Foundations of Economic Analysis
  • Choose one of the following Sales Practicum electives (3 credits):
    • AGEC 433 Advanced Sales
    • BUS 429 Vandal Solutions
    • MKTG 398 Internship
  • Choose one of the following Sales electives (3 credits):
    • MHR 417 Deploying and Developing Human Capital
    • MKTG 424 Pricing Strategy and Tactics
    • MKTG 425 Retail Distribution Mgmnt
    • MKTG 426 Marketing Channels Management
    • OM 470 Supply Chain Management

Courses to total 18 credits for the minor.

Academic Certificates

  • MIS 440: Data Visualization for Managerial Decision Making (3 credits)
  • Select one of the following courses (3 credits):
    • BUS 354: Business Analytics
    • STAT 431: Statistical Analysis
  • Select at least two courses from the following (6 credits):
    • ACCT 421: Accounting Data Analytics
    • BUS 354: Business Analytics (if not taken for the previous requirement)
    • ECON 453: Econometrics
    • FIN 463: Portfolio Management
    • MIS 453: Database Design
    • MIS 455: Data Management for Big Data
    • MHR 417: Deploying and Developing Human Capital
    • MKTG 431: Marketing Analytics
    • OM 439: Systems and Simulation
      • OR OM 470: Supply Chain Management
    • STAT 419: Introduction to SAS/R Programming*
      • OR STAT 422: Sample Survey Methods*
      • OR STAT 426: SAS Programming*
      • OR STAT 426: R Programming*

* May not choose these courses if STAT 431 is taken in lieu of BUS 354.

Courses to total 12 credits for the certificate.

  • ACCT 482 Enterprise Accounting (3 credits)
  • ENTR 414 Entrepreneurship (3 credits)
  • ENTR 415 New Venture Creation (3 credits)
  • Complete one of the following Technical Electives (3 credits):
    • AGEC 415 Entrepreneurial Skills in Agribusiness Management
    • AGEC 478 Advanced Agribusiness Management
    • ARCH 475 Professional Practice
    • ART 410 Professional Practices
    • ART 490 BFA Art/Design Studio
    • BE 478 Engineering Design I
    • BE 479 Engineering Design II
    • MIS 353 Application Development
    • MKTG 428 Marketing Management
    • BUS 490 Strategic Management
    • CHE 451 Environmental Management and Design
    • CHE 452 Environmental Management and Design
    • CS 481 CS Senior Capstone Design II
    • ECE 480 EE Senior Design I
    • ECE 481 EE Senior Design II
    • ECE 482 Computer Engineering Senior Design I
    • ECE 483 Computer Engineering Senior Design II
    • FCS 496 Internship:Fashion Business
    • FS 489 Food Product Development
    • GEOG 340 Business Location Decisions
    • GEOG 360 Population Dynamics and Distribution
    • GEOG 385 GIS Primer
    • ME 410 Principles of Lean Manufacturing
    • ME 426 Mechanical Systems Design II

Courses to total 12 credits for the certificate

  • MHR 310 Leading Organizations and People (3 credits)
  • MHR 311 Introduction to Management (3 credits)
  • Complete two of the following (6 credits total):
    • ENTR 414 Entrepreneurship or ENTR 415 New Venture Creation
    • MHR 411 Acquiring Human Capital
    • MHR 416 Managing Reward Systems
    • MHR 417 Deploying and Developing Human Capital
    • MHR 418 Managing Organization Design and Leading Changes
    • MHR 441 Maintaining Employee and Labor Relations
    • ORGS 305 Nonprofit Organizations

Courses to total 12 credits for the certificate

Our Trading and Capital Management Certificate will set you apart from peers at graduation. It tells employers you have practiced the theories and methods of trading and risk management in live markets, using real money. Courses for the certificate include:

  • FIN 465: Introduction to Marketing Trading (3 credits)
    Explore financial instruments, market and inter-market analysis and risk management while learning to use professional trading analysis software.
  • FIN 466: Market Trading Strategies (3 credits)
    Develop trading and risk management strategies by analyzing financial conditions and markets. Submit your strategies for funding to the Barker Trading Program.

One of the following:

  • FIN 464: Derivatives and Risk Management (3 credits)
    Discover the creation and pricing of synthetic and derivative securities, and how they apply to speculation, hedging and arbitrage, and managing financial risk.
  • AGEC 489: Understanding and Using Futures and Options Markets (3 credits)
    Manage a simulated futures and options trading account to learn about the markets they occupy, how they work, and the ways they can be used as investment and risk management tools.

Three of the following:

  • FIN 467: Barker Capital Management Group (1 credit, Pass/Fail)
    Work individually and in teams to manage a portion of the Barker Endowment Fund. Identify and research investment opportunities, develop risk management strategies, and monitor and adjust your approach as needed.
  • FIN 468: Market Trading Lab (1 credit, Pass/Fail)
    Trade a portfolio funded by the Barker Endowment Fund, or work to qualify as a funded trader. Receive faculty and peer mentoring as you interact with other funded traders and their portfolios.
  • AGEC 468: Risk Management in Commodity Merchandising (1 credit)
    Use funded, grain ownership and exchange-traded futures to manage risk through basis trading and margin management of hedged marketing positions.
  • AGEC 498L: Applied Commodity Market Analysis Lab (1 credit)
    Choose a commodity sector and use data, analytical tools and a funded futures trading platform to develop an applied risk-management hedging program.

Students with this certificate have strong job placement rates upon, if not before, graduation.

College of Business & Economics

Physical Address:
875 Campus Drive
J.A. Albertson Building 

Mailing Address:
College of Business & Economics University of Idaho 875 Perimeter Drive MS 3161 Moscow, ID 83844-3161

Phone: For advising, call 208-885-6853 (last name A-J) or 208-885-5036 (last name K-Z). For general inquiries, call 208-885-6478.

Fax: 208-885-5087

Email: cbe@uidaho.edu

ALB 125

Phone: 208-885-6453

Fax: 208-885-6296

Email: lindachen@uidaho.edu

ALB 225

Phone: 208-885-6289

Fax: 208-885-5347

Email: smbecker@uidaho.edu

ALB 306

Phone: 208-885-6853 (last name A-J) or 208-885-5036 (last name K-Z)

Email: cbeadvising@uidaho.edu