Explore minors
in the SC Johnson College

Choose from minors in business, entrepreneurship, applied economics, and real estate


Some minors are open to specific majors, while others are open to all Cornell University undergraduates. Research our minors and choose one that’s related to your career ambitions and eligibility requirements.


General business and entrepreneurship minors

Business Minor


Gain an understanding of general business concepts, frameworks, and methods

Open to: All Cornell undergraduates except students enrolled in the Nolan School, Dyson, and ORIE

Business Minor

Entrepreneurship


Develop a creative mindset and approach business challenges like an entrepreneur

Open to: All Cornell undergraduates except students enrolled in Dyson

ENTREPRENEURSHIP


Business minors for engineering and life sciences

Business Minor
for Life Sciences


Understand business goals and practices related to science and healthcare career paths

Open to: Select majors in Arts & Sciences, Engineering, Human Ecology, and in CALS

Minor for Life Sciences

Business Minor
for Engineers


Apply business principles to engineering products, solutions, and teams

Open to: Students in the College of Engineering and some majors in CALS and Arts & Sciences

Minor for Engineers


Other business minors

Food and Agricultural Business


 Understand the characteristics of food or agricultural sectors in the United States and abroad

Open to: All Cornell undergraduates except students enrolled in Dyson

Food and agricultural business

Applied Economics


Gain a solid foundation in economics and how its theories are applied in the real world

Open to: All Cornell undergraduates except students enrolled in Dyson

Applied Economics

International Markets and
Development


Study trade, international finance, and economics of developing countries

Open to: All Cornell undergraduates except students enrolled in Dyson

International Markets & Development

Sustainable Business and Economic Policy


Examine the role of sustainability in business and economic development

Open to: All Cornell undergraduates except students enrolled in Dyson

sustainable business


Real estate minor

 Real Estate


Prepare for a career in the hospitality, commercial, and residential real estate industries

Open to: All Cornell undergraduates students

Real Estate Minor


What’s next?

After you have explored the college’s minors above, you are ready to sign up and officially declare your intent to minor. For more information on how to get started, grade requirements, our policies on transfer credits, and more, visit our Policies and FAQs page.

Questions? Contact us:

Denise Ramzy, Business Minors Faculty Director

Jenny VanAtta, Business Minors Program Coordinator
B60B Warren Hall
Open during university business hours and by appointment
minors@business.cornell.edu