If you're not looking for a major degree in business or economics, but know that a general knowledge of business practices or economic principles will support your career then you can earn a minor from the School of Business and Economics.
A minor in business administration shall consist of a minimum of 20 units in business administration. In addition to the required courses listed below, additional coursework, chosen with consent of a faculty advisor, may be selected as needed to obtain the 20-unit minimum. At least 12 units of upper-division coursework must be completed at Sonoma State University.
The following are the courses required for completing a minor in Business
- BUS 230A Accounting (or equivalent)
- BUS 230B Accounting (or equivalent)
- BUS 344 Organizational Behavior (4)
- BUS 360 Marketing (4)
- BUS 370 Finance (4)
Transfer courses must have an equivalent course offered in our catalog. BUS 150, 211, 219, 270, 292, 295, 296, 388, 495, and 499 may not be counted in the minor. Students must complete a Business Administration Minor Declaration Form in consultation with their department faculty advisor. Minors must be approved by the department chair.
Minor in Economics
Students may qualify for a minor in economics by completing the 20 unit program listed below. The minor will be recorded upon request in the student's official records.
The following are the courses required for completing a minor in Economics
- ECON 204 (previously 201A) Intro to Macroeconomics (4 units)
- ECON 205 (previously 201B) Intro to Microeconomics (4 units)
- ECON 304 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (4 units)
- ECON 305 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (4 units)
- ECON elective (4 units)
Click here for a complete list of courses offered through the School of Business and Economics.
The Academic Advisor for the Business Administration Minor is Dr. Terry Lease,
The Academic Advisor for the Economics Minor is Dr. Robert Eyler, Department Chair.
Both are available by appointment only.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Lease please call the SBE office at
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Eyler please call his office at (707) 664-4256 or email him at email@example.com.