Minors

The Business Administration Minor is designed for students who want a foundation in the understanding of business and business processes to assist them in their careers after college, regardless of their original major. To minor in Business Administration, the student must complete twenty-four (24) hours consisting of the following courses:

BA 211 Principles of Accounting 1
BA 212 Principles of Accounting 2
ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics
BA 330 Corporate Finance
BA 321 Leadership and Professional Development

and two designated electives from the following (BA 225, BA 250, BA 322, BA 323, BA 324, BA 360, BA 430, BA 431, BA 432, BA 433, BA 450, BA 451, BA 452, BA 453, BA 461, BA 463, BA 464, BA 467, BA 468, BA 470). BA 211 Principles of Accounting 1 course is considered to be the entryway into the minor and BA 321 Leadership and Professional Development should be treated as the capstone.

1. A grade of C or higher is required for students to satisfactorily complete all Business Administration minor courses.
2. Students who enroll in BA or ECO courses without meeting their prerequisites are subject to disenrollment by the department regardless of performance or time elapsed.
3. Not more than two courses in the minor taken at other institutions will be accepted for credit toward the minor in Business Administration at Morehouse College.
4. To begin the minor, a student needs to have completed Math 120 (Precalculus) as part of his General Education curriculum.

The proposed schedule is recommended for completion of the minor.


Semester 1
BA 211 Principles of Accounting 1
ECO 202 Micro-Economics   

Semester 2
BA 212 Principles of Accounting 2
ECO 201 Macro-Economics

Semester 3
BA 330 Corporate Finace 
Desiginated Elective 

Semester 4
Designated Elective
BA 321 Leadership and Professional Development

Students interested in the Business Administration Minor should consult with Dr. Keith Hollingsworth (keith.hollingsworth@morehouse.edu).

The Accounting Minor is designed to give students a strong foundation in the language of business and is open to all majors. Recent studies have shown that Accounting and Finance staff rank among the top ten positions that are hardest to fill for corporate recruiters today.  This means the demand for graduates with these skills is expected to grow.  To minor in Accounting, a student must complete eighteen (18) hours consisting of the following courses:

BA 211 Principles of Accounting 1
BA 212 Principles of Accounting 2
BA 311 Intermediate Accounting 1
BA 312 Intermediate Accounting 2
BA 412 Auditing

and one designated elective from the following list (BA 323, BA 365, BA 410, BA 411, BA 413, BA 414, and BA 416). BA 211 Principles of Accounting 1 is considered the entryway into this minor.

1. A grade of C or higher is required for students to satisfactorily complete all Accounting minor courses.
2. Students who enroll in BA or ECO courses without meeting their prerequisites are subject to disenrollment by the department regardless of performance or time elapsed.
3. Not more than two courses in the minor taken at other institutions will be accepted for credit toward the minor in Accounting at Morehouse College.
4. To begin the minor, a student needs to have completed Math 120 (Pre-calculus) as part of his General Education curriculum.

Accounting Minor Course Sequence

First Semester

Second Semester

Sophomore Year: BA 211:Principles of Accounting I

Sophomore Year: BA 212:Principles of Accounting II

Junior Year: BA 311:Intermediate Accounting I

Junior Year: BA 312:Intermediate Accounting II

Senior Year:

BUS 412: Auditing and one elective from the following list:

 BUS 323: Comprehensive Business Law
(Prereq:  Instructor’s permission)

BUS 365: Financial Statement Analysis
(Prereq:  BUS 212)

BUS 410: Cost/Managerial Accounting
(Prereq: BUS 212)

BUS 411: Tax Accounting (Prereq: Bus 212)

BUS 413: Advanced Accounting
(Prereq:  BUS 312)

BUS 414: Special Topics in Accounting
(Prereq:  Instructor’s permission)

BUS 416: Accounting Information System
(Prereq:  BUS 212)     

 

BA 211 Principles of Accounting 1 is considered the entryway into this minor.

Students interested in the Accounting minor should consult with Dr. Emmanuel Onifade (emmanuel.onifade@morehouse.edu).

The Leadership Studies Minor is designed to introduce studies to the theories and frameworks of leadership. At Morehouse, we expect our students to be leaders in any field. If a student wants to gain a deeper of understanding of the various aspects of leadership, then this minor serves the purpose. It is recommended that students begin the course sequence leading to a minor in Leadership Studies during their freshman or sophomore year.

The 15-hour curriculum comprises five courses: Three Leadership Studies core courses (nine hours)
HLS 101, Foundations of Leadership, a prerequisite to HLS 201
HLS 201, History and Theories of Leadership, a prerequisite to HLS 301
HLS 301, Ethical Leadership and African American Moral Traditions, capstone course

and two designated elective courses from the following (HLS 455, HLS 475, and other interdisciplinary offerings listed by the director of the Leadership Studies minor). Students must apply to the HLS minor before completion of the second course of the program. Additional requirements for the minor in Leadership Studies are completion of a service learning project, attendance at the Bank of America and Coca Cola Leadership Lecture Series, a Summer National/International Academic Experience and a senior thesis.

Students interested in the Leadership Studies minor should contact Dr. Belinda Johnson White (belinda.white@morehouse.edu).

The Sales Minor began in the Fall of 2014 and is open to all students of the College. It consists of 5 courses and includes the opportunity to participate in national sales and internal sales competitions; sales internships; sales mentorships; learn state-of-the-art customer relationship management software and more.  Courses are taught utilizing corporate participants to help deliver course topics and prepare students for sales competitions.  A state-of-the-art sales lab is used during internal sales competitions and in class for students to use to create and review their sales videos.  Sales students are assigned outside mentors who are actual sales representatives.  Each semester sales minor students have an awards banquet recognizing those who won at internal and external sales competitions during the semester.

The courses required for the Sales Minor are:
BA 360 Principles of Marketing
BA 464 Principles of Professional Selling
BA 475 Advanced Professional Selling
BA 476 Customer Relationship Management
Interdisciplinary Elective selected in concert with the advisor.

Students interested in the Sales Minor should contact Dr. Cassandra Wells (cassandra.wells@morehouse.edu).