Business Administration

The business administration major provides knowledge of the functional areas of business and the quantitative tools and economic theory necessary to analyze business problems. Course work provides an understanding of the effect of legal, behavioral and financial considerations in business decision-making and the social and ethical ramifications of those decisions. Instructional emphasis is placed on global business issues, entrepreneurship and emerging business technologies.

Major Requirements

  • Business Administration
    240, 250, 255, 335, 345, 350, 380, 490
  • Accounting
    101, 102
  • Economics
    190, 191, 260

Students must also complete fifteen credit hours in one of the following concentrations:

Concentration in Finance (Bachelor of Science degree)

Required: Economics 367
Four courses chosen from

  • Business Administration 365, 370, 375, 491
  • Economics 376 or
  • Brennan School of Business (GSB) 625, 732, 733, 734, 736 (requires acceptance to the Master of Business Administration program)

Concentration in Management (Bachelor of Arts degree)

Required: Business Administration 245, 275
Three courses chosen from

  • Accounting 210
  • Business Administration 492
  • Communication Arts and Sciences 320
  • Economics 367
  • Psychology 360 or
  • Brennan School of Business (GSB) 624 723, 754, 782 (requires acceptance to the Master of Business Administration program)

Concentration in Marketing (Bachelor of Arts degree)

Required: Business Administration 351
Four courses chosen from

  • Business Administration 275, 365, 493
  • Communication Arts and Sciences 274, 275 or
  • Brennan School of Business (GSB) 626, 764, 771,772, 774 (requires acceptance to the Master of Business Administration program)

The satisfactory/fail grade option may be used in only one repeated course required for the major.

A minimum of one half the courses in the major field must be completed at Dominican.

Students who major in business administration will earn the Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in finance or the Bachelor of Arts degree with a concentration in marketing or management.

Minor Requirements

Students must complete 18 credit hours for the minor.
Required: Accounting 101 and Economics 190
Four Courses chosen from:

  • Accounting 102
  • Business Administration 240, 250, 345, 350 or
  • Economics 191, 260.

The satisfactory/fail grade option may be used in only one repeated course required for the minor.

A minimum of one half the courses in the minor field must be completed at Dominican.

Declaring a Business Administration Major or Minor

To declare a major or minor in business administration, please complete the Major/Minor Declaration Form and return to the Brennan School of Business office in Lewis Hall, Room 203.