Major in Business Administration

Whether you plan to start your own business or find a niche in managerial finance, banking, insurance or securities, a major in business administration from Elmhurst College will give you a great start.

Elmhurst’s Department of Business provides a wealth of opportunities to hone your knowledge and skills. The Department of Business also offers the business administration major in a concentrated format specifically for adult learners (see Elmhurst Management Program).

Major Requirements

The core curriculum by itself leads to a major in business administration.

  • BUS 230 Principles of Marketing
  • BUS 250 Management Theory and Practice
  • BUS 261 Financial Accounting
  • BUS 262 Management Accounting
  • BUS 271 Introduction to Global Business
  • BUS 340 Business Finance
  • BUS 456 Strategic Management in the Global Environment
  • ECO 210 Introduction to Microeconomics
  • ECO 211 Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • MTH 126 Analysis for Social Sciences or MTH 151 Calculus I
  • MTH 345 Elementary Statistics

A minimum grade of C or better in the business core as well as in a special field major is required for graduation.

The Minor

The following courses are required to complete a minor in business administration with a minimum grade of C in each course.

  • BUS 230 Principles of Marketing
  • BUS 250 Management Theory and Practice
  • BUS 263 Accounting and Financial Management for Non-Business Majors
  • ECO 210 Introduction to Microeconomics
  • ECO 211 Introduction to Macroeconomics

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