Bachelor of Arts

"Whereas at one time the decisive factor of production was the land, and later capital ... today the decisive factor is increasingly man himself, that is, his knowledge."

-Pope John Paul II, Centesimus annus, 1991

The Bachelor of Arts in Business is a 120-hour program combining a core curriculum committed to the Western heritage of liberal education with a traditional program of business study to develop principled and moral leaders who are competent and responsible managers.

The degree program is composed of four categories of course work: the University Core Curriculum, Business Major Core, electives and the Business Practicum. 

University Core

The Core Curriculum is a nationally recognized two-year, 60-credit hour sequence of classes that all UD students take, regardless of major. The Core sequence begins with the Greeks and moves forward through the great thinkers that built the western culture we know today.

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Business Major Core

Our approach to undergraduate business education transforms our students into confident, competent, compassionate and responsible managers. They develop the skills necessary to lead their organizations to be good stewards of our planet, its people and their products.

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Business Practicum

This 400-hour business program is designed to meet your specific needs and custom career goals.

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About the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business

The programs in the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business are accredited by AACSB and incorporate practical and experiential learning taught by instructors with decades of real-world relevant business experience.

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