Business Administration

(For non-Silberman majors)

Fairleigh Dickinson University students pursuing majors outside of Silberman College of Business may earn a Minor in Business Administration by completing 18 credits of specific business courses and an introductory statistics course. Additional regulations as stated below apply.

Specific Requirements

Meeting all of the following requirements will qualify students to have recorded on their transcripts a Minor in Business Administration:

1.      Completion of the following 6 courses with grades of C or better:

ECON2001     Introduction to Microeconomics
ACCT2021     Intro Financial Accounting
MKTG2120     Principles of Marketing
MGMT2600    Organization Behavior
LAW2276     Business and the Law
FIN3250     Principles of Financial Analysis

2.      Successful completion of a college-level introductory statistics course

  • Students may satisfy this requirement with a statistics course required by their program of studies or, more generally, offered by their respective colleges
  • DSCI2029—Introduction to Statistics is the recommended course for students whose majors do not have a statistics requirement

3.      Declaration of intention to pursue the Minor in Business Administration no later than junior year
4.      Transfer students who have received credit for coursework that they completed prior to enrolling at Fairleigh Dickinson University at other institutions of higher learning will be allowed to apply a maximum of two courses (6 credits) toward the minor, provided that those courses were deemed equivalent to courses listed in Item 1 at the time of first enrollment at FDU.
5.      Courses listed on Item 1 are not eligible for off-campus authorization


The Minor in Business Administration is being approved for the Metropolitan, College at Florham and Vancouver campuses.

Offering of the minor will be immediately effective at the Metropolitan and College at Florham campuses. It may be offered at a later date at the Vancouver campus, as determined by Silberman College of Business.

The minor is only available to non-Silberman majors.