There are two options for students to earn a business minor at VSB: the Academic Year Business Minor and the Summer Business Institute. Both of these programs are application-based and administered by the Clay Center. Students considering either of these programs should meet with their primary academic advisor and are required to attend a Business Minor information session before applying.
The Academic Year Business Minor is designed for full-time undergraduates enrolled in other Villanova colleges. Students admitted to the program take classes with VSB students during the academic year. It typically takes four semesters to complete the minor; the first two must be contiguous (fall/spring).
The Summer Business Institute (SBI) is a full-time, 10-week accelerated program created exclusively for non-business majors. Using a cohort-based model, SBI is designed to be completed in one summer with peers from other non-business majors.
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.