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Business Administration (BSB)

The Business Administration major is designed for students who want a broad-based business curriculum with a strong liberal arts foundation. Because of the multitude of courses offered here, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about a variety of fields — including entrepreneurship, management, economics and marketing.

As a Business Administration student, you’re encouraged to select a variety of courses to build broad expertise in areas that match your career goals. Planning on launching your own start-up or taking over a family business? Consider taking entrepreneurship courses. Thinking about attending law school? Select business and professional ethics courses. Uncertain about your future career path? Take a range of courses across multiple business fields.

You’ll also benefit from programs and networking events in DePaul’s Coleman Entrepreneurship Center and the Center for Innovation, as well as DePaul’s presence at in Chicago’s 1871 business incubator.

DePaul is located in the heart of Chicago’s financial and business community, giving you access to work with leading business and consulting firms.


Sample Courses:

  • Business Ethics & Society
  • Career Management Skills
  • Creativity & Entrepreneurship
  • Effective Business Communication
  • Principles of Management
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Sustainable Management
  • Topics in Global Economies
Major RequirementsSchedule of Classes

Career Options

Common Career Areas:

  • Accounting advising services
  • ​Advertising
  • Banking
  • Brand/product management
  • Business development and management
  • Economic advising
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate
  • Sales
  • Statistical analysis and research


90 percent of 2017 Business Administration graduates were employed, continuing their education or not seeking employment after graduation.

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