Select Page

Business Administration


Click for Admissions Info!

At a Glance

Program Credit Hours

60 – 62 credit hours

  • General Education: 42 – 44
  • Major / Concentration: 18

Standard Completion Time

  • 2 Years


  • HLC

Business Administration

Why Study Business Administration?

Knowing how businesses operate in today’s economy has never been more important.  If you’re interested in becoming an accountant, starting your own business, gaining the knowledge necessary to join a new employer, or earning a promotion, an Ancilla Business Administration degree is a great first step that can help prepare you for life’s changing events.

What are Your Career Options?

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Construction Management
  • E-Commerce
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Planning
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resources
  • Industrial Management
  • Labor Relations
  • Management
  • Tax Preparation
  • Restaurant Management
  • Marketing 
  • And More! 

The following is an example of the Ancilla Business Administration Program semester curriculum and is subject to change.

Usual First Semester Courses

  • Freshman Seminar – Humanities 101
  • Writing I
  • Computer Literacy
  • General Psychology
  • College Algebra

Usual Second Semester Courses

  • Business Law
  • Public Speaking
  • Religion, Philosophy or Ethics course
  • Writing II
  • Business Elective Course

Usual Third Semester Courses

  • Financial Accounting
  • Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • A Science Elective
  • A Literature Humanities, Fine Arts, Religion or Philosophy Course

Usual Fourth Semester Courses

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Macroeconomics
  • A Second Humanities, Fine Arts, Religion or Philosophy Course
  • A History or Political Science Course
  • A Second Science Course

It should be noted that you may be able to test out of several of these courses, and you can transfer in comparable coursework from other institutions.

Also, all Ancilla students must take two lab-based science courses – noted above.


Ancilla College is a liberal arts institution of higher learning sponsored by the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ and is part of The Center at Donaldson. The college’s religious tradition is Roman Catholic; its climate, ecumenical. In a caring environment, Ancilla serves a diverse population, as we transform and empower students to achieve high academic goals, lifelong learning, successful careers and values-centered lives.


Ancilla College, founded in 1937, is a private, Catholic, not-for-profit, two-year college offering over two dozen associate degree programs. Students from 12 states and 15 countries live and learn at Ancilla.

P.O. Box 1, 9601 Union Road, Donaldson, IN, 46513.

Call toll-free: 1.866.ANCILLA (866) 262-4552 or (574) 936-8898.


Copyright © 2021 The Trustees of Ancilla College

Ancilla College