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Major Requirements

Major Requirements

Course Requirements

A student majoring in Business Administration is required to complete the following courses totaling at least 30.0 hours:

  • Two required courses:
    • BLW 203 
    • MGT 250 (2.0 hours)
  • Six electives to be chosen from:
    • Economics Elective
    • Management Elective
    • Marketing Elective
    • Business Elective
    • Business Elective
    • Business Elective

Major Electives

  • Economics Electives are chosen from 300-level courses offered by the Economics department, excluding ECO 393 and ECO 395. Additionally, ECO 305ECO 306ECO 375 and ECO 380 are not recommended for Business Administration majors.
  • Management and Marketing Electives may be chosen from any 300-level course offered through the respective departments. 
  • Business Electives are selected from any 300-level courses offered through any Driehaus College of Business program or department. 
  • ACC 370, ECO 315, FIN 300FIN 310, FIN 320, ICS 392, MGT 300, MGT 301, MKT 301, and MKT 310 may not be used toward the major.
  • ICS 350 can be used only once for either a Management Elective, Marketing Elective or one of the Business Electives.
  • MKT 376 may not be used when also used for the Communication requirement.
  • ICS 394, ICS 395, or ICS 396 may not be used when also used for the Business Capstone requirement.
  • BLW 202 may be used within Business Administration as a Management Elective or Business Elective.

Career Management Course

Students are required to complete the Career Course (250) associated with the major. Students who double major may choose the Career Course (250) associated with either major provided that hours for graduation are satisfied.

Open Electives

Open elective credit (16.0 hours) is needed to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.

Global Business Perspective

If any course is shared between Global Business Perspective and the Business Administration major, additional hours of Open Elective credit are required. Any course used toward the Business Administration major and Global Business Perspective must be passed with C- or higher.

Graduation Requirements

All Management (MGT) and Business Law (BLW) courses, ICS 394 and/or ICS 395, and any courses used toward the Business Administration major must be completed with a minimum grade of C- and with a combined GPA of 2.000 or higher.​​

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