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Business Administration and Design, BS

The combined major in business administration and design integrates fundamental design courses with the theory and practice of management through active learning, problem-driven research, corporate partnerships, and experiential assignments.

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  • Experiences
  • Interests

The combined major in business administration and design integrates fundamental design courses with the theory and practice of management through active learning, problem-driven research, corporate partnerships, and experiential assignments. The BS degree can be accomplished using the five-year co-op plan.

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Interests of Business Administration and Design, BS Students

  • 3D design
  • Augmented Reality
  • Branding
  • business
  • creative coding
  • data
  • data analysis
  • design
  • design process
  • Design Thinking
  • digital design
  • embodied interaction
  • Human-centered Design
  • information design
  • Interaction Design
  • interface design
  • narrative
  • Product design
  • Prototyping
  • technology
  • UI/UX design
  • User Experience
  • visual storytelling
  • visualization

Co-op Opportunities

  • Philips Research (HealthTech and Lighting)
    Cambridge, MA
  • Thomson Reuters
    Cambridge, MA
  • MIT facilities
    Cambridge, MA
  • The Broad Institute
    Cambridge, MA
  • Boston Globe
    Boston, MA
  • The Boston Beer Company
    Suite 850 Boston, MA
  • America's Test Kitchen
    Boston, MA
  • Sametz Blackstone Associates
    Boston, MA
  • Ronik LLC
    Brooklyn, NY
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Career Opportunities

  • Multidisciplinary Skills
    • virtual reality
    • augmented reality
    • mixed reality
    • apps
    • 3D printing
    • interface design
    • data analyst
    • typography
    • programming
    • visual communication
    • graphic design
    • user observation
    • personas
    • human factors
    • user testing
    • drawing
    • rapid prototyping
    • project management
  • Careers of Tomorrow
    • Data Analyst
    • Designer
    • Interaction Designer
    • Experience Designer
    • Entrepreneur
    • Designer
    • Visual Communicator
    • Chief Design Officer
    • Digital Designer
    • Product Designer

Business Administration and Design, BS Requirements

Integrative Courses

Note: These courses also satisfy requirements above:

Concentration in Business/Interdisciplinary

Complete four courses in consultation with approved D'Amore-McKim School of Business faculty member.

Concentration in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Introductory Course

Electives

Note: Only one non-ENTR course may be used as an elective.

Concentration in Management

Required Course

Concentration in Management Information Systems

Required Courses

*For complete program course listing, visit the University course catalog.

Resources for Current Students

Course Catalog

Visit the Registrar�s website for a course catalog and information on university core requirements.

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Program Coordinators:

Ann McDonald

Associate Professor

a.mcdonald@northeastern.edu
617-373-2662

Department Chair:

Tad Hirsch

Department Chair, Professor

tad.hirsch@northeastern.edu

Administrators:

Nhora Delgado

Administrative Assistant

n.delgado@northeastern.edu
617-373-4340

Zohreh Firouzabadian

Academic Manager

z.firouzabadian@northeastern.edu
617-373-8296

Dara-Lynn Pelechatz

Administrative Officer

d.pelechatz@northeastern.edu
617-373-5242

Academic Advisors:

Jocelyn Faber

Academic Advisor

j.faber@northeastern.edu
617-373-3701

Greg Zuch

Academic Advisor

g.zuch@northeastern.edu
617-373-7942

Co-op Advisors:

Dori Peleg Mazor

Co-op Coordinator

d.mazor@northeastern.edu
617-373-3439

Michelle Hagopian

Co-op Coordinator

m.hagopian@northeastern.edu
617-373-6908

Kellianne Murphy

Senior Faculty Member

k.murphy@northeastern.edu
617-373-3412

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