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Business Administration (Minor)

A minor in business administration is available to students not receiving a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. This minor prepares students to advance in a broad range of careers in the public and private sectors. This minor pairs well with any non-business major where you want to add business skills to your field of expertise.

Business Administration (Minor)


Description


What is Business Administration at ODU like?

A minor in business administration is available to students not receiving a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. This minor prepares students to advance in a broad range of careers in the public and private sectors. This minor pairs well with any non-business major where you want to add business skills to your field of expertise.

Program Highlights


What makes Business Administration at ODU unique?

  • Students who earn the minor in Business Administration will have general knowledge in several key areas within the business world, such as Accounting, Finance, Operations Logistics and Marketing. Our program strives to both challenge and equip students with the knowledge to successfully understand how each area within an organization depends on one another to create a successful business.

Courses


What are some courses offered in Business Administration at ODU?

MGMT 325:
Contemporary Organizations and Management


The fundamentals of the managerial process |planning, organizing, leading and controlling) are considered in the context of 21st century organizations. Topics are almost evenly split between macro and micro perspectives Prerequisites: A declared major in the University or an intended major in the Strome College of Business or permission of the Dean's Office of the Strome College, AND Junior Standing.

IT 360T:
Principles of Information Technology


A survey of computer hardware, software, procedures, applications, and management information concepts. Provides an understanding of the application of the computer to the support of managerial decision making. Information Systems majors may not use this course for credit toward the B.S.B.A. degree. Prerequisites: completion of general education information literacy and research requirement and junior standing; and a declared major in the University or permission of the Dean's Office.

MKTG 311:
Marketing Principles and Problems


The design, distribution, pricing, and promotion of goods, services, people, places, and causes. Course examines both national and international markets and includes an introduction to the legal and ethical constraints on marketing. Prerequisites: A declared major in the University or an intended major in the Strome College of Business or permission of the Dean's Office of the Strome College, AND Junior Standing.

Requirements


What are the requirements to apply for Business Administration at ODU?

Students entering the Minor program in Business Administration should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)

  • Pre-requisite coursework included: ACCT201, ACCT 202 and ECON202S and Business Analytics 206.

Cost

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2022-23 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Virginia Resident


Per Credit:

$ 374

Non-Resident


Per Credit:

$ 1,039

Active Duty Military Rate


Per Credit:

$ 250

Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States


Per Credit:

$ 407

Ways to Save

Here are a few ways for you to save on the cost of attending ODU. For more information visit University Student Financial aid

Next Steps


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ASSISTANT DEAN


Name:

Connie Merriman


Location:

2012 CONSTANT HALL, NORFOLK, VA, 23529



Office:

757-683-6548


Undergraduate Admissions


Location:

1004 Rollins Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3685


Fax:

757-683-3255


Email:

admissions@odu.edu


International Admissions


Location:

2101 Dragas Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3701


Fax:

757-683-3651


Email:

intladm@odu.edu

Additional Programs


Are there other programs at ODU I may be interested in?

With over 120 undergraduate programs, 130 graduate programs at the master'seducation specialist and doctoral levels plus a wealth of certificate and professional development programs, Old Dominion University has the program for you. Visit our academic program listing page to see other programs ODU has to offer.

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