The Silberman College of Business offers minors for non-business majors at the Florham Campus in Madison, New Jersey, and at the Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck, New Jersey. The Environment of Business is a 15-credit minor intended to allow students the opportunity to complete the 4 plus 1 MBA program. For students interested in completing a general business minor, please take a look at the Business Administration minor.

To have the selected minor recorded on the transcript, students must earn a cumulative grade point ratio of 2.00 or better in the minor. In general, courses that count toward the declared major do not count toward the minor.

Any student interested in pursuing a minor at Silberman College should contact an advisor in the Silberman Academic Advising Office.


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Course Descriptions

  • ACCT2021 An introduction to the concepts underlying an accounting information system. Transactions are analyzed, recorded, and summarized into a balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement. Additional topics include fixed asset acquisitions and disposals, patents, franchises, goodwill, bond amortization, bond premiums and discounts, common and preferred stock issuance, dividends, and treasury stock issuance and retirement.

  • ACCT2022 An introduction to the concepts of managerial accounting, including fixed/variable product cost analysis, cost-volume-profit analysis, make vs. buy and other variable cost analysis, transfer pricing, budgeting and variance analysis.

  • ECON2001 Problems of consumer behavior and demand, the allocation of resources of production, factor pricing and market conduct under pure competition, imperfect competition, oligopoly and monopoly.

  • ECON2102 A comprehensive introduction to macroeconomics. The concept of national income analysis, the theory of determination of income and employment, problems of fiscal and monetary policy and aspects of international economic activity.

  • LAW2276 The background and evolution of the American legal system. Special problems of the law and litigation that apply to busi- ness. Ethical constraints on business. Basic contract and tort law.