Department of Business Administration at John Cabot University in Rome

Minor in Business Administration in Rome

The Minor in Business Administration is designed to provide students of any major with the knowledge and skills that will serve them in the world of work and help them advance their careers.


Students will be equipped with skills that will allow them to compete globally, by means of understanding the main driving forces in the contemporary world of business, having an awareness of the role of diversity and culture in the global business, being able to analyze and interpret different sources of information to facilitate business decision-making, and having excellent communication skills.    

  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic business concepts and possess a general understanding of the main managerial, financial, accounting, and economic theories.
  • Be capable of designing sustainable and effective business strategies by means of which companies create comparative advantages.
  • Develop an ability to analyze and interpret quantitative and qualitative information to identify business opportunities, solve business problems, and facilitate decision-making in business.
  • Effectively communicate business concepts and successfully defend business strategies in front of different stakeholders.
  • Develop an understanding of the relevance of the cultural context for doing global business.


Six 200 level or above courses from the following prefixes: ACCT, BUS, FIN, LAW, MGT and/or MKT. With approval of the Dean and Department Chair, one of the six courses may be substituted by an internship related to business administration, but only if the internship is graded (not P/NP).


  • No more than one grade of lower than a C- will be accepted in courses applying to the minor.
  • In the case of multiple minors, no course may apply to more than one minor.
  • No more than three courses may apply to both the major and the minor.
  • At least four courses must be taken in residence at John Cabot.
  • Requirements for the minor must be completed by the time of graduation.