Business administration majors at Elmhurst have many opportunities to test theory in practice by putting their classroom experiences to work. Elmhurst's Department of Business gives young entrepreneurs or future MBAs the chance to hone their knowledge and skills. It prepares them to enter high-level positions in businesses ranging from local start-ups to global organizations. The Department of Business also offers the business administration major in an accelerated and concentrated format specifically for adult learners (see Elmhurst Management Program).
Requirements for a Major in Business Administration
The core curriculum by itself leads to a major in business administration.
The core curriculum:
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 151 Calculus I or MTH 162 Analysis for the Business and Social Sciences
MTH 345 Elementary Statistics
A minimum grade-point average of 2.0 in the core curriculum is required for graduation.