Business - Online Minor

Earn a minor in business online through Ecampus

Stand out in any industry by earning your business minor online with Oregon State University. This undergraduate program will give you an understanding of the fundamentals of business that are essential to any career in any industry.

You'll learn the language of business as well as how to understand and communicate financial information, organizational behavior, marketing and operations. From gaining entrepreneurial thinking and the foundations of business innovation, you’ll bring sought-after skills to any workplace setting.


The business minor curriculum is taught by College of Business faculty who have a depth of diverse experiences. The curriculum focuses on developing your innovation and problem-solving skills. Coursework emphasizes the development of effective decision-making, understanding of personal values and motivations and the awareness of the interrelationship between business and society.

Foundational business classes are combined with curriculum designed to specifically address the challenges of launching new ventures or ideas within existing organizations.

Sample course topics

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainable business operations
  • Financial management
  • Principles of marketing
  • Microeconomics

Benefits of learning online with Oregon State

  • All classes are developed by OSU's world-class faculty, who are renowned for their expertise, research and innovation.
  • Oregon State is institutionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
  • As an Oregon State Ecampus student, you’ll receive the same certificate and transcript as OSU’s on-campus students.