Develop professionally through our newly designed classes:
First year students are introduced to a variety of business concepts that help them explore majors in the Carson College. Students will declare a major at the end of their first year. In addition to the courses required per major, incoming students will take the following:
Intro to Business
Explore a diverse range of topics such as introduction to market principles, how technology can enhance business processes, how to read and analyze financial statements, and how to forecast cash flow.
Professional & Career Development for the Business World
Develop the skills to tackle your job and internship search, enhance application materials, increase interview effectiveness, and build your professional brand.
Exploring Careers in Business
Explore industries and identify which majors and career paths best fit your strengths and interests.
Spreadsheets & Data Management
Learn the basics of using spreadsheets to collect and analyze data to support decision-making.
Apply skeptical interpretation of findings to translate and organize data visually for effective communication of results.
Data Analysis & Strategic Decision Making
Utilize strategies to make data-informed decisions in a business context.
Effective Teams: Leading & Supporting Roles
Discover behaviors that impede or increase performance in group dynamics; learn how to lead constructively and participate effectively in teams.
Ethical Business Decisions & Values
Discuss challenging ethical dilemmas related to real-world business problems and practice consensus building and problem solving among peers.