Future Business Leaders

The Future Business Leaders community is a great place to begin your university life with other students who share your interest in a College of Business major. The community is intended for students considering a major in Accounting, Economics, Finance, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, or Marketing (including Advertising/Public Relations).

Discovering Business, the College’s freshman experience course, includes introductions to all business majors, as well as opportunities to:

Attend panel discussions with local business leaders (Lecture with the Leaders series)

Participate in tours/visits to local corporations (job tours through the College’s Career Center)

Meet upper level business students (through the College’s Ambassadors program)

Start building your resume and interviewing skills (through the College’s Career Center workshops)

Have special community-only meetings with advisers (from the College’s Academic Advising Center)

Students in the community will be enrolled in the same section of Discovering Business (BSAD 1110) in the Fall, taught by Dr. John Hall. In the Spring semester, community connections with the College of Business will continue with additional activities including social events with faculty and other business students, and a variety of sessions designed to help you choose your major and move successfully into your business degree work.

Course

Discovering Business: BSAD-1100-01, M 1:00-1:50, John Hall

An introduction to business as a profession. It is designed to be team-taught by faculty from different areas of business to provide an overview of management in organizations, leadership, human resources, financial management, accounting, production, and marketing, as well as the global dimensions of business and their social responsibilities. The course includes industry visits and invited talks by business experts. The overarching goal of the course is to introduce the student to the various dimensions of business and to help them to identify areas of study that are of particular personal interest. One credit hour.

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