The Business Minor for Non-Business Majors

Business Minor – Major Impact!


The Gies College of Business offers its Business Minor to all Urbana-Champaign campus undergraduate students who will not earn baccalaureate business degrees.  Effective with the 2019-2020 Academic Catalog, the Minor’s courses will become available for enrollment to all Urbana- Champaign campus undergraduate students.  An admission application is not required.

Prospective Business Minor students interested in pursuing the Business Minor may wish to enroll in the 2019 Summer Session and 2019 Fall Semester Business Minor courses before committing to earning the Minor, or they may immediately declare the Minor.  To declare the Minor, Prospective Business Minor students must submit their Statement of Intent to Pursue a Campus-Approved Minor (Statements) to 1055 Business Instructional Facility (BIF) at any time.

Business Minor courses open campus enrollment will begin in the 2019 Summer Sessions and Fall Semester Registration Period in April.


Prospective Business Minor students will not be permitted to enroll in the 2019 Spring Semester Business Minor Core and Elective courses.

Prospective Business Minor students may enroll in the 2019 Summer Session and the 2019 Fall Semester Business Minor courses’s online sections.


  • Business Minor and prospective Business Minor students must register for the online sections of all the Business Minor courses if online sections are offered.