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Summer at the Poole

Our flexible online summer programs, including a minor, a certificate and stand-alone courses, allow you to get into high-demand business courses to be more competitive for internship and job search.

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Why Take Business Courses During Summer?

Build a schedule around your summer plans and fulfill degree requirements from a wide variety of flexible course offerings.

Benefits for non-Poole majors

  • Complete the Business Essential Certificate in just one summer entirely online
  • Start or speed up a minor in Business Administration or Business Entrepreneurship
  • Access to seats in high-demand and restricted business courses
  • Progress toward a double major
  • Ability to focus on one of your more difficult courses
  • Opportunity to explore something new
  • Chance to meet general education requirements

Stand out among your peers — and be more competitive for internships, jobs and starting salary — by combining your major with business education.

Compare Minor, Certificate and Stand-Alone Courses

MinorCertificateStand-Alone Courses
BenefitsFoundational understanding of business principlesIntroduction to key business conceptsIntroduction to one of the business topics
Credit Hours/
or 6 classes
or 4 classes
1 class
Can be Completed inTwo summersOne SummerSummer 1 or
Summer 2
Shows on TranscriptYesYesN/A
Minimum GPA3.02.0No minimum
Preferred Deadline*April 1April 1April 1
How to Apply*CODA: Add a MinorGoogle FormMyPack Portal
* To ensure you get into high-demand business courses, we recommend applying for a minor or a certificate and register for summer courses by April 1.