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How To Apply


Students may apply to the business major after completing a minimum of three full semesters at Brandeis (or other colleges for transfer students) and three introductory courses.

Application Checklist

The following checklist will help you apply to be a business major.

Who should apply?

Students who have completed at least:

  • three full semesters at Brandeis (or other colleges, for transfer students)
  • three entry-level courses with grades of C or better: ECON 2a (Survey of Economics) or ECON 10a (Introduction to Microeconomics), BUS 6a (Financial Accounting), and BUS 10a (Functions of the Capitalist Enterprise).

Complete the online application and upload:

  • resume, MUST be approved by Hiatt Career Center,
    this means that your resume is approved once it is marked as approved in B.hired by a counselor. You may see your resume approval status at any time by reviewing your B.hired "Your Hiatt Requirement Status" section in your profile.

Your transcript will be automatically sent to the admissions committee.

December 12, 2014 is the deadline to have your resume approved for the application. 


The application period lasts from Monday, December 22 to midnight on Friday, January 2, 2015.

Decision and Notification?

Students will be notified by 1/8/15.


Students denied application to the major may apply on one more occasion or may complete the business minor.

Need more information?


Professor Hagit Weihs, Undergraduate Advising Head for Business

Karen Muise, Assistant Director