The First Step on Your Path to Success
To take a leap into the world of business, you need a strong foundation. This is what Business Studies offers. Before choosing a major, you will gain a broad background in the business skills employers want that sets you apart from the rest.
Why Choose the Business Studies Program at Clarkson University?
Your journey into the business world begins the minute you set foot in the classroom. All undergraduates in the Reh School of Business begin as Business Studies majors. For the first two years of your degree, you will take courses in finance, accounting, data analytics, ethics, marketing, entrepreneurship and other essential topics. This will give you the kind of well-rounded education that employers seek and a chance to explore all the majors we offer before choosing the right one for you.
At Clarkson, you won't have to wait until the end of your studies to put your learning into practice. As a first-year student, you will launch your very own company with a team of peers and pitch it to potential investors. The classes are just as hands-on and collaborative. Faculty will offer guidance and personalized instruction every step of the way. During your sophomore year, you will meet with an advisor to help you decide your next step.
Whatever your goals are, you will find support along the way to help you take advantage of everything that Clarkson University has to offer. As one of the best business schools in the country, we set you up for success.
What You'll Learn
All undergraduate business students take the following courses:
- AC202 Financial Accounting
- AC203 Managerial Accounting
- EC150 Principles of Microeconomics
- EC151 Principles of Macroeconomics
- EC311 Introduction to Econometrics
- IS211 Introduction to Enterprise Information Systems
- LW270 Law & Society I
- MA180 Introductory College Mathematics
- MA181 Basic Calculus
- MK320 Principles of Marketing
- OM331 Operations & Supply Chain Management
- OS286 Organizational Behavior
- SB113 Entrepreneurship & Business Innovation I
- STAT282 Statistics
- Two science courses (one with laboratory)