School of Continuing and Professional Studies > Academics > Undergraduate > Undergraduate Majors > Business Administration (BAPS)
The Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies with a major in Business Administration provides a grounding in general business applicable to adult students with workplace experience who seek to deepen and expand their professional expertise.
This major is designed for working adult students who want
The Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies with a major in Business Administration from the School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) builds knowledge and skills for application in corporate and nonprofit settings, especially within administrative, managerial and supervisory positions. In this program, students examine their prior and current work experience in light of theory and principles. This program intentionally helps students to integrate liberal arts learning, with an emphasis on agile and critical thinking, with a professional specialization.
This major advances students' foundational business knowledge in a range of areas critical to business administration, especially project management, human resources, risk management, leadership, workplace law, globalization, ethical conduct, data analytics, and professional communications. With a range of courses in the major offered as electives, students may choose courses and specialize in areas of particular interest to them.
Graduates of this program will be particularly well positioned to make optimal decisions in the workplace and become promotable leaders. This major is designed for working adult students who seek the following:
Students will be able to:
(78 credits, 20 credits in residence):
(32 credits, 16 credits in residence):
Must be completed in residence.
(46 credits, 4 credits in residence):
Students must take a total of 70 credit hours in the major. Of these, 40 credit hours must be completed in residence in the major, including FA 199, DCM 321 and DCM 322.
Open Electives can be fulfilled through courses taken in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies and other DePaul colleges, transfer courses, assessment of prior learning (PLA), and independent studies.
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