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How To Apply



Application Checklist

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

Who may 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 (which will become available during the application period) and upload:

  • resume, MUST be approved by Hiatt Career Center,
    this means that your resume is approved once it is marked as approved in Handshake by a counselor. You may see your resume approval status at any time by logging into Handshake, clicking on "My Profile" and looking for the resume approval label in the Labels Section on the right hand side of the page.
  • one-page essay (as outlined in the application)

Your transcript will be automatically sent to the admissions committee.


We have two application periods per year, one in May and one in December.

The next application period is: May 1-18

Decision and Notification?

June 15, 2018


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, Associate Director