What will I learn?

As a graduate with an Associate of Arts Degree in Business Administration from Arrupe College, you will demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, and professional values as you pursue continued higher education or meaningful employment:


Competency and depth in understanding and interpreting the subject matter presented in accounting, management, and marketing courses.


  • Written and Oral Communication: Communicate effectively, using written, oral, and visual modes appropriate to their audience and purpose.
  • Quantitative Reasoning: Understand, analyze, and evaluate numerical data and use it to draw or evaluate conclusions.
  • Critical Thinking: Analyze, synthesize, and evaluate diverse information, ideas, and perspectives in a contextually appropriate manner. Demonstrate an awareness of your own thinking and decision-making processes, and their importance in academic and non-academic settings.


  • Cura Personalis: Cultivate and demonstrate habits and mindsets that support your flourishing as a whole person, living in a community with others.
  • Social Justice and Ethical Reasoning: You will reflect on social, political, and historical contexts and norms that lead to injustice, and then articulate responses that respect and promote the welfare of all beings in global and intersectional communities. You will recognize, articulate, and apply ethical reasoning, showing awareness of the intersectional and historical nature of the relationships being studied. Intersectionality addresses multiple contexts, such as gender, sexuality, race, class, culture, politics, and intellectual perspectives.

Students must complete a total of 62 credit hours for the Associate of Arts in Business Administration, distributed as follows:

  • 37 hours of general education core requirements;
  • 10 hours of Arrupe College mission-related core requirements; and
  • 15 hours of electives chosen from Business course options.

Which department am I in?

Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago

Study options

Full Time (62 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$13,442.00 per year
Fee includes a USD $1,442 student services fee
Start date

Expected January, August 2022


Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago

820 N. Michigan Ave.,



60611, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have completed a secondary and high school.

For international students

Students must have a high school or secondary school completion from an institution you have attended. Also students must have the following scores,

  • A minimum score of 79 is required for the TOEFL
  • A minimum score of 6.5 for IELTS

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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