At Clarkson, Business Studies is your first step toward a business major.


Whether you want to go into supply chain managementfinancial analysis, or similar career, Business Studies will be your first course of action. In the Business Studies program, you take general business and Clarkson common courses. 

Our small class sizes gives you an opportunity to get to know your professors and classmates. In Business Studies you explore each of the specific majors offered through our David D. Reh School of Business. And with the guidance of faculty members, you will be able to identify your major.

Once you declare your major you will be on the path to graduate from one of the top business schools in the country. 

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First-Year Courses

Small Business 113

First-year Business Studies students at Clarkson take Small Business 113: Entrepreneurship & Business Innovation during the first semester. In this course, all students are tasked with forming teams and developing a new business venture. Throughout the semester, the teams form a real company and fine tune a business plan to pitch to real investors for real funding. 

What's your purpose? Achieve it here.