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Business Knowledge Complements Any Major

Understanding business concepts will prepare you to work in any organization, large or small.

The minor in business administration prepares you with:

  • Essential concepts of business administration
  • Training in business language
  • Understanding of the major functional areas of business

Open to students in economics majors and students outside the Lerner College of Business and Economics, the business administration minor will give you a solid foundation in business principles with coursework covering a variety of subjects including operations, marketing, management and economics.

Program Requirements

Suggested course sequence.

Required courses for majors outside Lerner College (22 credits)

ACCT 200 Survey of Accounting (4 credits)
BUAD301 Introduction to Marketing
BUAD306 Service and Operations Management
BUAD309 Organizational Behavior
ECON100 Economic Issues and Policies
FINC200 Fundamentals of Finance
MATH201 Introduction of Statistical Methods I
(STAT370 may be substituted for MATH201)

Required courses for economics majors (18 credits)

ACCT207 Accounting I
ACCT208 Accounting II
BUAD301 Introduction to Marketing
BUAD306 Service and Operations Management
BUAD309 Organizational Behavior
FINC311 Principles of Finance

Application Process & Eligibility

The minor in business administration is only open to majors in economics and those outside of the Lerner College of Business & Economics.

Apply online with UDSIS

Applications are reviewed each September and February. You must complete your application by the free drop/add date at the beginning of each semester to be considered, and you must complete 28 credits at the University of Delaware before applying.

Admission is based on the availability of seats and student GPA. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 is required for consideration.

Students must earn a grade of C- or better in all of the required courses. The credits required for the business administration minor may also be used to meet other distribution requirements, such as degree breadth requirements and professional electives.

Note: The business administration minor is awarded only to students who have applied and been admitted to the program.


Admissions Information

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