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Undergraduate Business Programs

Business Education Built on Principles of Ethical Leadership

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

Grounded in a foundation in liberal arts, the undergraduate business programs at the University of Dallas prepare students to become both better leaders and lifelong learners, with an emphasis on critical thinking that prepares students to excel in any career.

Degree Options

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Business

The Bachelor of Arts in Business is a 120-hour program combining the liberal arts foundation with a broad overview of business knowledge in areas such as management, accounting and marketing.

The degree program is composed of four categories of course work: the university Core curriculum, the business major core, electives and the business practicum.

Possible Career Paths

  • Financial Analyst, Marketing Manager, Public Relations Manager, Market Research Analyst, Compliance Analyst, Benefits Administrator, Customer Service Specialist, Sales

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Business

The Bachelor of Science in Business is a 133-hour program combining the liberal arts foundation with specialized business knowledge for those students who are more quantitatively focused.

The degree program is composed of five categories of course work: the university Core curriculum, the business major core, electives, the business practicum and four additional courses focused on technical elements in business.  

Possible Career Paths

  • Business Analyst, Credit Analyst, Information Technology Manager, Business Risk Consultant, Customer Service Specialist, Sales

Minor in Business for Non-Business Majors

 The Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business offers a minor in business for non-business majors to study business in addition to their major program of study and a concentration in accounting for undergraduate students who want to have additional training in accounting but do not want to sit for the CPA exam. Learn more.


What are graduates doing now?

Many Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business students have moved into professional roles at major corporations. Highlights include:

  • Fidelity Investments
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Verizon
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Citigroup
  • AT&T
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Ericsson
  • IBM
  • Toyota
  • Wells Fargo

 

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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News

Professors Awarded NEH Grant to Support Writing Programs

Chair and Assistant Professor of English Debra Romanick Baldwin, Ph.D., and Professor of Physics and recent Interim Dean of Constantin College Sally Hicks, Ph.D., have secured a $299,078 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support writing instruction at UD for the fall 2020 semester.

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You Can Do What with a (Spanish) Degree?

His first step was to enroll in physician’s assistant school at Baylor’s College of Medicine, a career trajectory to which he had aspired since his early childhood. Nowadays, Jonathan Cunningham, BA ’17, is dedicated to the vocational pursuit of comfort and healing at MD Anderson in Houston, among the largest cancer treatment centers in the U.S., where he was once a chemotherapy patient himself.

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History Alumnus Heads National Catholic Bioethics Center

During his Rome semester in 1991, Joseph Meaney, BA '93, with his friends (now Father) Kevin Cook, BA '94, and (now Texas State Representative and UD Trustee) Tan Parker, BA '93, attended a private Mass with Pope St. John Paul II. Several weeks earlier, they had hand-delivered a letter to the Swiss Guards outside St. Peter's requesting the Mass and including their contact information; at last, they'd received the phone call instructing them to be at the Bronze Gates at 5 a.m.

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