Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Equip yourself with Silberman's forward-thinking Business Administration major to be a sought-after graduate. You may choose to complete the Business Administration major with or without an area of concentration. The Business Administration major gives you the option to focus on an area of concentration by taking advanced business courses that help define your skill set.

All students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science program must complete the University and Business Core Curriculum in addition to the credits listed below your Business Administration major degree option.

BS in Business Administration Without a Concentration

BS Degree Requirements for the Business Administration Major

Students pursuing a business administration major without a concentration must complete 21 credits of business major courses as follows:

Required Courses

Major Elective Courses
Select 18 credits among the business major courses offered by the other Silberman College of Business majors (provided that course prerequisites have been met). No more than 9 of these credits can be taken in any given discipline.

Optional Concentrations for BS in Business Administration

Information Systems Concentration

Required Courses
Four of the required courses are only offered on the Metropolitan Campus.

Select Three Elective Business Courses
Courses chosen from any permissible courses offered in other Silberman College of Business majors. Permissible means the student has satisfied all prerequisites for any course in which he/she wishes to enroll.

International Business Concentration

The B.S. in Business Administration with International Business concentration prepares you to understand and effectively participate in the management of business firms operating in a multinational environment. Courses examine in depth theories and applied concepts relevant to conducting business in a competitive global arena.

Required Courses

Two 3-Credit Electives
Select two elective courses from any permissible major courses offered in the other Silberman College of Business majors.

Sustainability Management Concentration

The B.S. in Business Administration with Sustainability Management concentration provides you with a clear understanding of sustainability concepts and the disciplines needed to develop creative, adaptive solutions to pressing organizational and societal issues at local and global levels. The program fosters understanding about what determines the sustainable well-being of human institutions, organizations, cultures and technologies in different environments. It is comprised of sustainability-oriented business courses from the management, economics, finance, marketing, decision sciences, and entrepreneurship disciplines. Student work is on real world challenges using various approaches. A focus is placed on existing and emerging sustainability career paths, as a sustainability mindset and familiarity with the basics of sustainability become essential for virtually every career.

Required Courses

For More Information

If you are a prospective student and would like information about applying to Fairleigh Dickinson University, please contact the Office of Admissions at 973-443-8900 or 201-692-7308 or via email

If you would like information regarding the majors, courses or careers paths, please contact the Department Chair Gwen Jones at 973-443-8850 or via email .