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Individualized Major, BABA

With Seattle University’s individualized business major, customize your future with the courses you want. Get a bachelor's that matters to you at Seattle U.

About this Program

Customized Program for Your Career Plan

Design your own business major with your future business in mind. The individualized major is the most flexible path to receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration degree.

The individualized major is designed for students who intend to operate their own business enterprises, those who expect to attain greater specialization through on-the-job programs, or those who plan for later study in a specific area.

Courses in your business administration major give you more than just basic business skills. Your education at Seattle University will help you grow and develop as a whole person. You’ll learn essential business skills with a focus on ethics, innovation, and equity.

Individualized Business Degree at a Glance

Learn how this degree from the Department of Management will contribute to your career goals. Then, explore course requirements and see how impactful a Seattle University degree can be.

This degree offers you the most flexibility in your course planning to allow you to create a truly customized course of study. The individualized business major attracts students who want to own their own businesses or want to gain specialized expertise through on-the-job programs. Other students choose this degree while planning to get a graduate degree in a business specialty later in their academic career.

Undergraduate Business Foundation

  • Demonstrate critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrate competent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate competent leadership skills.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the body of knowledge encompassed by the UG Business Foundation courses.

What You’ll Learn

See the curriculum you’ll take as a student at this program.

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Top 5% World Business Schools & AACSB accredited 

Albers School of Business and Economics


Placement Rate

For graduates of Albers School of Business and Economics

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Average starting salary for business majors

Prepare to Make a Difference on Day One

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Connected to Seattle’s Best Jobs

There’s no better place to learn about business than at the Albers School of Business and Economics. Our strong connections to the best companies in Seattle open doors and create opportunities for all our students. The Albers Career Center connects you to the mentors and resources for the current job market.

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Real-World Experience That Makes a Difference

Hands-on classes feature projects that connect you to our vibrant neighborhood and the broader city of Seattle. You’ll see right away how your skills can make an impact in the businesses and communities in Seattle. If you want to be part of changing the world through business, you’re in the right place.

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Studying Support

Tutors are here to help you practice and study so you can get the most out of your classes. Labs related to specific coursework—from accounting to economics to writing—are free services to help you catch up or get ahead in class.

Industry-Focused Advisory Boards: Strong Network, Cutting-Edge Coursework

In your classes, you’ll get hands-on experience through projects that develop the personal and professional abilities new graduates need. How do we know? Our faculty work directly with industry-focused advisory boards in economics, finance and more.

The advisory boards include professionals from Seattle’s private, public and nonprofit sectors. With advisory boards, faculty tune into changing business and social needs. They design assignments that examine current business issues and develop the skills you’ll need to thrive.

Our diverse and global city brings current business needs and strategies right to your doorstep. You’ll explore the local and even global impact of business in Seattle through class projects that make a difference

Here to Help Learn More

For more information about an individualized business major at Seattle U, contact:

Jeffery Smith

Chair, Department of Management

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