The Academic Year Business Minor provides the motivated Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) student with broad exposure to the major foundational areas of modern business. It also effectively complements the BIS majors in General Studies, Information Systems, Leadership Studies and Media & Technology. Choosing to pursue a Business Minor will not only expand a student’s business knowledge but will also expand a student’s opportunities in the post-degree job market.
Part-Time Studies students who are matriculated in the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies degree program may seek an Academic Year Business minor upon application to, and approval by, the Dean of the Villanova School of Business. The Academic Year Business Minor program involves pursuit of courses through the traditional academic year.
COMPUTER SCIENCE MINOR
Please check the website for the Department of Computing Sciences for information on the Computer Science Minor.
Any undergraduate student may pursue a minor in Information Systems. The Information Systems Minor is designed to help you acquire information technology knowledge and skills through a broad selection of coursework. It is designed for people who are pursuing a bachelor's degree in another major but wish to have a more formal grounding in the management of information and wish to understand the information demands on business and society. This curriculum provides an excellent educational opportunity for careers in diverse environments.
Part-Time Studies students may pursue a minor in Leadership Studies. The Leadership Studies Minor is designed to allow you to acquire leadership related knowledge and skills through a broad selection of coursework. It is designed for people who are pursuing a bachelor's degree in another major but want to have a more formal grounding in leadership practices. This curriculum provides an excellent educational opportunity for careers in diverse environments.
Any undergraduate student may pursue a minor in Media & Technology. This minor will offer you a multidisciplinary perspective integrating technological and communications skills. It will provide you with instruction in communication, digital media production, computer programming, information technology, project development, and computer ethics. It will provide you with a historical and contemporary understanding of the role media and technology plays in today’s society. Our goal is for you to become an active, critical and ethical user and producer of digital technology.