University of Maine at Farmington 2021-2022 Catalog

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Students may choose a minor field of study, commonly called a minor, along with their major. A minor usually consists of 20 credits of study. Minors are optional, but many students find that a minor is helpful in providing greater career opportunities after graduation. The requirements for the various minors are listed within individual majors as well as in this section.
Following are the requirements for official University of Maine at Farmington minors. Contact the chairperson of the department offering the minor for an application.
*Starred courses have pre-requisites not included in the minor requirements.


This minor is designed to introduce students to the various facets of the study of business, and provide an overview of a variety of skills necessary for success in business today.
Students must select any 20 credits of business classes at the 200 level or higher, selected in collaboration with advisor. Recommended courses include BUS 210, BUS 220, and BUS 208.
Total credits for the Minor: 20
1. Some 300 level BUS courses require BUS 210, ECO 101S, ECO 102S or other pre-requisites
2. A grade of C- or above must be earned in all Business courses.
3. A minimum of one third of the required credits must be earned at UMF for a minor to be awarded.

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