Minors for Non-Business Students

Summer Business Institute

  • “Once and done” immersion curriculum, completed in one summer
  • SBI-specific courses only, developed for non VSB students
  • Competitive, rolling admission process; decisions made within two weeks of application submission (January-April)
  • Application period: December 1 – April 15
  • Credits may also fulfill degree requirements; determined by applicant’s primary college
  • Full-time, 10-week on-campus summer program using a cohort model

Academic Year Business Minor Program

  • “Traditional” year track; courses taken over a series of fall/spring semesters ·
  • VSB core curriculum; classes with VSB students
  • Competitive admission process; decisions made once a year (after spring grades are posted)
  • Application deadline: May 1, 2018
  • Credits may also fulfill degree requirements; determined by applicant’s primary college
  • Designed for full-time undergraduates enrolled in other Villanova colleges · 
  • Typically requires four semesters to complete

Completion of either program may allow students to pursue a discipline–specific business minor or enroll in other VSB courses. VSB approval is required and additional coursework may be necessary.”