2014-15 Catalogs

Minor in Information Management

The minor in information management allows students from a variety of majors across the University to complement their education by enrolling in courses to develop skills in information analysis, information retrieval, and informed decision making.

The minor in information management (18 credits) is available to students in majors outside the School, although required courses may not be available at night. Students who wish to pursue the minor must complete a declaration form available at the School of Business. Admission into the minor requires completion of at least 12 credits at USM, a GPA of 2.33 or higher, and spreadsheet proficiency. A student may transfer into the minor up to nine credits of comparable courses. To complete the minor, the student must have a grade point average of at least 2.33 in minor courses:
     BUS 260 Marketing (C- or higher)
     BUS 275 Applied Business Analysis (see course listing for prerequisites; substitutes available for ASET students) (C- or higher)
     BUS 280 Legal Environment of Business
     BUS 345 Information Technology/Management Information Systems (C- or higher)
     BUS 358 E-commerce
     BUS 359 Customer Relationship Management: A Data-based Approach