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Business Degrees & Majors

What business degree is right for you? Check out the descriptions and information below. Still have questions? Contact Dr. Belcher.

Accounting: BA or BS or Systems BS

Master the art of preparing and interpreting financial data for managers, investors and the general public as you train in our accounting program for careers in public accounting, business, government, education, or nonprofit organizations. A Bachelor of Science is a more involved treatment of accounting theory and practice, focused on preparing for the certified public or certified management accounting exams.

Developmental Economics: BA or Systems BS

Developmental economics enables students to work on alleviating poverty within the developing world. These courses are geared toward “first world” business, governmental or financial applications. Students will experience life within the developing world so they can see the need for and find opportunities to aid persons in such countries. Students will gain an understanding of the tools and systems that can impact living standards within the developing world. Students participate in practicums that provide them with hands-on experience in agencies and non-governmental organizations that work in developmental economics.

Economics: BA or Systems BS

Within our economics major, you will study decisions involving the motion of people, capital, and goods in the economy. This field of study prepares students for careers in business, government, public affairs, and missions, among others.

If you are interested in learning how economics interacts with other disciplines, consider our political science, philosophy, and economics (PPE) major.

Finance: BS

Get a firm foundation in the principles of financial decision-making of organizations by studying finance at Taylor. You'll have the opportunities to manage real money and take a course to earn your Series 7 license. This major is designed to prepare for careers in banking, insurance, government, real estate, financial planning or charitable organizations. It is also a great fit for those planning graduate study in law or business.

International Business: BA or Systems BS

Our international business degree will help you understand the global nature of business as you prepare for positions within multinational businesses, global missions, or charitable organizations. Combine a solid foundation of general business courses (accounting, finance, marketing, management, and economics) with upper-level business courses needed in international settings. Both the BA and BS options require a foreign language, but the BS option develops additional technical skills. A study abroad experience is required.

Management: BA or Systems BS

Take advantage of this broad-based business curriculum, which focuses on entrepreneurship and human resources issues. Our management degree can lead to careers in logistics, retail management, human resource management, or even a host of entrepreneurial ventures.

Marketing: BA or Systems BS

Become equipped through our marketing major to create, communicate, and deliver value to customers, and manage relationships in ways that benefit organizations and stakeholders. It is a perfect foundation for sales, advertising, retailing, purchasing, brand management, customer relations, or market research.

Business Minors