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Minors at the UW Oshkosh College of Business

Students can choose from eight minors. COB Minor Planning Sheets

Analytics Minor | 21 credits

Recommended for students who want exposure to various data analytics courses with a focus on statistical modeling, domain-specific analytics, data engineering, data management and machine learning techniques


Business (non-business majors only) | 27 credits

Recommended for students who wish to combine a basic business curriculum with an academic major in another college. See the business minor planning sheet for prerequisites and restrictions on upper-level courses.


Business Economics Minor | 21 credits

This minor better equips students of social sciences, physical sciences and humanities for a competitive job market.  Students will improve their problem-solving, critical thinking and quantitative analysis skills, while gaining knowledge about interesting and salient economic topics

Business Economics Minor Information Sheet 

Cybersecurity Minor | 21 credits

The cybersecurity minor is open to all non-information systems majors.  The minor exposes students to both the technical and non-technical aspects of cybersecurity. Recommended for students who may want to explore a career in information security.

Information Systems Department

Global Business Minor | 23 credits

This minor is only available to students with a major in the College of Business. Not available to students with an international management emphasis.

See the BBA planning sheet for prerequisites and restrictions on upper-level courses.

Information Systems Minor | 21 credits

It is increasingly important for students with any major to have significant IT skills. The IS minor allows any student to obtain these skills by taking courses that are part of the core of the Information Systems curriculum. Our industry partners have consistently advocated for both more people with IT skills to fill IT jobs but also that it is necessary to have deep IT skills for anyone to work effectively in a range of jobs and industries.

Minor Planning Sheet
Course Descriptions


Insurance and Risk Management Minor | 21 credits
Gain an understanding of insurance within the larger financial services industry.
Operations Research Minor | 26 credits

The Operations Research minor is recommended for students who wish to combine a computer science or mathematics major with a quantitative business minor or for business students who want an applications-oriented mathematics minor. See the Business Minor planning sheet for prerequisites and restrictions on upper-level courses.

Operations Research Minor Planning Sheet

Risk Management and Actuarial Science Minor | 21 credits

Students will acquire the core set of knowledge required to take national actuarial exams.
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