Minors & Certificates

UF offers a wide array of minors and certificate programs. Minors and certificate allow students to explore personal interests, satisfy intellectual curiosity, and differentiate from peers in the job marketplace. Have questions about our business minor? Check out our FAQs below which answer our most popular minor related questions.

General Tips & Guidelines

Getting Started. Students can start taking minor coursework for any minor as early as their first semester. It’s ideal to decide on a minor/certificate early in your college career to ensure enough time to finish all coursework before graduation.

Determine Your Eligibility. Minor application processes vary. Review the minor application steps below to begin. In general, students are not allowed to delay their graduation and take extra semesters to complete minor coursework.

Make it Official: Apply for Your Minor. Although students can start completing minor coursework as early as their first term, students must first earn 45 University of Florida credit hours before officially applying for any minor.

Minors

  • Learn Accounting Minor Requirements
  • Take the required coursework. Students may start taking coursework at any time during their Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior year.
  • Sophomore standing required to apply for minor. Complete a minimum of 45 UF credit hours.
  • Apply for this minor. Schedule an appointment with a Fisher School of Accounting advisor, and bring the minor application to your appointment, or email it to your advisor if meeting virtually.
  • Learn Entrepreneurship Minor Requirements
  • Take the required coursework. Students may start taking coursework at any time during their Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior year
  • Sophomore standing required to apply for minor. Complete a minimum of 45 UF credit hours.
  • Complete ACG2021 and ENT3003 prior to application. Students must have both of these courses completed prior to application (i.e., ACG2021 and ENT3003 coursework cannot be currently in-progress).
  • Apply for this minor. Bring the minor application to your next Academic Advisor meeting or upload it to our forms upload website.

Only students in the Warrington College of Business (Heavener School of Business and Fisher School of Accounting) may pursue this minor.

  • Learn Information Systems Minor Requirements
  • Take the required coursework. Students may start taking coursework at any time during their Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior year.
  • Sophomore standing required to apply for minor. Complete a minimum of 45 UF credit hours.
  • Apply for this minor. Bring the minor application to your next Academic Advisor meeting or upload it to our forms upload website.

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The sales program at the Warrington College of Business is built around two important areas – the curricular and the extracurricular. Together, these areas make up the influential student experience in UF’s sales program.

  • Learn Real Estate Minor Requirements
  • Take the required coursework. Students may start taking coursework at any time during their Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior year.
  • Sophomore standing required to apply for minor. Complete a minimum of 45 UF credit hours.
  • Apply for this minor. Bring the minor application to your next Academic Advisor meeting or upload it to our forms upload website.
  • Learn Retailing Minor Requirements
  • Take the required coursework. Students may start taking coursework at any time during their Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior year.
  • Sophomore standing required to apply for minor. Complete a minimum of 45 UF credit hours.
  • Apply for this minor. Bring the minor application to your next Academic Advisor meeting or upload it to our forms upload website.
  • Learn Wealth Management Requirements
  • Take the required coursework. Students may start taking coursework at any time during their Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior year.
  • Sophomore standing required to apply for minor. Complete a minimum of 45 UF credit hours.
  • Apply for this minor. Bring the minor application to your next Academic Advisor meeting or upload it to our forms upload website.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I add a business/accounting minor?

See the minor you’re interested in above for more information.

How do I add a non-business/accounting minor if I am a business/accounting student?

BSBA/BABA students: For questions regarding minor requirements, meet with an academic advisor. If you are ready to apply, upload your minor form to our forms upload website.

BSAc students: Schedule an appointment with a Fisher School of Accounting advisor, and bring the minor application to your appointment, or email it to your advisor if meeting virtually.

How do I cancel a minor?

To cancel a minor, fill out the Minor Application, select the box to cancel the minor, sign the form in the “Student Signature” section, and submit it to the Office of the University Registrar through the Secure Document Upload.

Minor Limits: Can I earn more than one minor or certificate?

In general, yes. However, some majors limit the number of minors or certificates their students can pursue. For example, accounting majors may only pursue one minor or certificate total, while BSBA and BABA students may pursue any number, but must complete all bachelor’s, minor, and certificate requirements in eight to nine fall/spring semesters. If you are in another major, you should check with your advisor.

Coursework Location: Can I take minor courses at another institution?

1000-2000 Course Levels: Yes. Courses like ECO2023 or ACG2021 can be taken at other institutions offering equivalent courses.

3000-4000 Course Levels: No. Courses like FIN3403 and MAR3023 must be taken at UF or through an approved UF study abroad program.

Residency Reminder: Business majors completing their last 30 credit hours on the University of Florida campus cannot take courses at another institution (except on an approved study abroad.)

Business Administration Minor: Did the Requirements Change Summer 2009?

Yes. Minor requirements are based on catalog year. What year did you start taking courses at a Florida University? This is your catalog year. Students with a catalog year prior to Summer B 2009 have different requirements. If you started UF Summer B 2009 or later, you are under the new requirements outlined above.