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Major Requirements

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, 8 credit hours of which in the courses specified (*).

Professional Studies Core (20 credits, *8 credits in residence): 

Business Administration Courses (40 credits):

Business Administration Electives (10 credits, with any additional credits eligible towards Open Electives):

The following list includes examples of relevant courses:

Open Electives (44 credits)

Open Electives credit is also required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 credit hours. Students can individualize their learning in several ways using the Open Electives. Open Electives can be fulfilled through courses offered by the School for New Learning and other DePaul colleges, transfer courses, assessment of prior learning (PLA), and independent studies.​​​​