Business Minor in the Summer

Geoffrey Wildish

The business and entrepreneurship minor helped Geoffrey Wildish realize his true passion: Business operational management. “It can definitely open up your eyes to new possibilities and what else is out there,” he says. Read more about how Geoffrey uncovered his passion through this minor.

Oregon State University students have the exclusive opportunity to complete a business and entrepreneurship minor through the College of Business in just two short summers. Summer business courses are offered in various sessions, four or eight weeks in length, allowing you the opportunity to spend your summers immersed in business course work in a condensed and concentrated manner. 

By taking all courses for this minor during the summer term, you can focus on your major course work during the academic year.

Regardless of your major, now’s the time to consider how a business minor can help you achieve your academic and career goals.

Why business and entrepreneurship?

Stand out among your peers by adding a minor in business and entrepreneurship, a good companion to any bachelor's degree program and a great addition to your résumé. 

Today's employers are looking for well-rounded employees, whether you are in natural resources, liberal studies, economics or any other career field. This minor equips you with the foundational skills to better understand business concepts, which is a valuable skill in any professional workplace. Through innovative curriculum, you will gain essential techniques for identifying and commercializing business opportunities needed for launching a new venture or an idea within an existing organization. 

Accelerated MBA program

Did you know? Students who complete a minor in business and entrepreneurship can apply for OSU's accelerated MBA program. You can complete an MBA in only nine months and save money.

Program outline

Complete an entire business and entrepreneurship minor in two short summers. Here's how:

Business Minor in the Summer

All courses are offered on campus in Corvallis and online through OSU Ecampus. Mix and match online and on-campus courses to fit your summer schedule.


Read about eligibility requirements for a business and entrepreneurship minor, or apply now.