Major in Business

Become a business person • Choose your specialty • Impact your community

Business makes our world operate. JBU gives you the tools you need.

In the general business major, you will receive a broad curriculum that gives you an overview of business
without focusing in on a specific discipline. At JBU you can earn the general business degree, choose a specific major, or combine your business degree with other pursuits, such as digital cinema or graphic design, to position yourself to be a
well-rounded student with skills from many areas.

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If you desire to focus on a specific business discipline, you can choose from the following: 

 


Accounting

Data Analytics

Economics

Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Finance
 
Integrated Marketing Communications

International Business

Management

Marketing
 

What to expect as a General Business student at JBU

Learn How to Start Your Own Business

Many students want to start their own business or do freelance work after graduation. As a business student at JBU, you will learn how to write successful marketing plans, create income statements and balance sheets, and how to conduct ethical business practices.

Use Business Skills that are Versatile and Transferable

The processes you learn in business classes can be used in your personal life, your own business, or even in the corporate world.

Have Opportunities for Teamwork

Group projects are popular in JBU's business program, which allows you to work with many different people. Through this, you will realize your strengths, improve in areas of weakness, and gain experience working with people you may or may not know.

Meet New People Through Networking

You will have many opportunities to network with like-minded people. Through ENACTUS, the classes, and the professors you encounter, you will have a chance to meet people who are innovative and entrepreneurial.

Combine Business with Other Majors

Students majoring in other fields can bring unique skills to business courses when they minor in business and can learn valuable skills that will help them in their major field.

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All JBU business programs are accredited or candidates for accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP is an accrediting organization dedicated to improving the quality of business schools and programs around the world, and ultimately to improving the practice of business in every industry around the world. Member institutions adhere to the highest standards and focus on student learning outcomes, providing the kind of education that is relevant to the marketplace.

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