Degree Description

Offered as major and minor

Related Academic Programs
accounting, economics, pre-law program

Business Major

Modern business principles are, well, the order of business if you pursue this course of study. You’ll learn effective management of organizations and expand your understanding of the field. All with a focus on corporate social responsibility, so you can use your bachelor’s degree to make business decisions that will make the world a better place.

Outside of Business Classes

Outside of Class

So many opportunities! Where to begin? Delta Mu Delta (National Honor Society for Business); Accounting Club, Finance Club, and Women and Men in Business (WAM) club; Enactus team (develop and execute community outreach projects to solve real world problems); Federal Reserve Challenge (an intercollegiate Monetary Policy contest sponsored by the 5th District Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Baltimore Branch); student research through independent research, research assistantship, and research project; Business Olympics; and a plethora of student honors and awards.
The BB&T Center for the Study of Moral Foundations of Capitalism is also housed at the Mount, giving students first hand access to seeing how capitalism and ethics coexist.

Resources for getting a business job

Career Crossing

The Career Center is a terrific resource as your consider life after college. Stop by to learn about resume and internship workshops, career fairs, and opportunities to meet employers. Business students can also meet and greet with mentors or future employers at specialized networking events or alumni panels throughout the year.

Mount graduates with business degrees

After You Graduate

With a business degree in hand, find a career as a:
  • purchasing manager
  • business development manager
  • retail manager
  • purchaser/buyer
  • trader
Among the industries business grads work for are:
  • insurance industry
  • financial planning industry
  • banking industry
  • hospital administration