Electives

SMU students enrolled in the Minor in Business choose one three-credit-hour elective course to complement their required courses.

  • Business Decisions and Processes (ITOM 3310) focuses on five business processes that operate in most organizations: sales, billing, purchasing, accounts payable, and project management. For each of these processes, students will learn functional areas involved, steps and internal controls, information needs and supporting information technology.
     
  • Personal Finance (FINA 3312) introduces students to the fundamentals of personal finance, including discussion of budgeting, cash-flow management, credit use, and managing major purchases. The course also covers risk management and insurance as well as the topics of investing, tax planning, retirement planning, and estate planning.
     
  • Legal Concepts (BL 3310) introduces students to the legal frame ware of business including contracts, employment law and liability.