Minor  Degree: Minor Program Type: Online Interest: Business

Earn a business minor designed for non-business majors.

  • Makes students in any discipline more marketable to any company or organization.
  • For University of Nebraska–Lincoln students, studying in multiple colleges provides a well-rounded university experience that gives you more connections and networking opportunities.

Students eligible for the business minor:

  • Current UNL degree-seeking students enrolled in a non-CBA undergraduate program. (Minor is noted on your UNL transcript.)

Students who can enroll in business minor courses but are NOT eligible for the minor (considered non-degree seeking students at UNL):

  • Inter-campus University of Nebraska students from UNO, UNK and UNMC.
  • Visiting students from other colleges and universities.

You should consult with your program advisor regarding transferability of courses to your college or university.

Tuition & Fees For Business Minor

Application & Admission

Admission procedures for current UNL students:

Since you're already admitted to UNL, you can begin by registering for semester-based courses through MyRED.

Application and admission procedures for all other student types:

Program & Course Info

The business minor provides an overview of the critical areas of business in six courses (18 hours): accounting, business law, economics, finance, marketing and management.

  • All courses are online.
  • Courses follow the same schedule as on-campus/classroom courses, including final exam week.
  • Textbooks or materials for courses are available through the University Bookstore.
  • Some of the courses fulfill UNL ACE requirements. You should consult with your UNL advisor to verify courses needed for your degree program.
  • Some online courses require on-campus testing on specific dates. Off-campus students may need to secure a proctor for testing in these courses.
  • For UNL degree-seeking students: there is no limit to the number of online courses you can take per semester. However, you should consult with your major advisor before enrolling.
  • For visiting students: there are limits to the number of online courses you can take per semester. Please review the information at Admissions on Visiting Student requirements and limitations.

Please check with Registration & Financial Aid offices to ensure:

  • Courses count toward your financial aid (e.g., scholarships, grants, loans, etc.).
  • Courses apply toward full- or part-time enrollment status for insurance and financial aid purposes.
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Career Services

If you’re enrolled as a degree seeking student in a UNL program you’ll have access to the same career services as on-campus students. Don’t live in the immediate area? We’ll come to you by providing phone or Skype consultations.

After you graduate, the Nebraska Alumni Association will continue to help with resources and events for job seekers.


Online courses are taught by the same award-winning professors and researchers who teach on-campus classes.

Faculty advisers will help you choose courses that will define your personal and career goals while completing your degree.

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