Start up your own restaurant or become a financial advisor on Wall Street. Launch a career in sports management or market research. Recruit and interview job candidates for a large corporation. BVU’s business major will provide you with core and transferable knowledge so you can be an effective business leader in any field or profession.
The business major is a comprehensive program emphasizing real-world problem solving and practical experience. Early on, you’ll put theory into action through simulations, case studies, research, and countless internship and travel opportunities. As part of your studies, you will complete a series of core and foundation courses that will equip you with a broad set of skills and a thorough understanding of business operations. You may also pursue one or more business concentrations to supplement your studies and increase marketability. The five concentrations - sports management, marketing, entrepreneurship, financial decision making and human resource management - allow you to tailor your studies and career path, develop specialized knowledge and abilities, and become an adept business leader. A business degree from BVU will provide you with the ability to adapt to the ever-changing workplace. You will graduate with the knowledge and skills that are sought after most by industry professionals.
Nine Buena Vista University business majors have been selected for the Clifford A. Rae Academic Achievement Award for the 2014 calendar year. The program rewards business majors who excel in their academic pursuits. Read more...
Through experiential learning, individually and collaboratively, BVU business students enhance their strategic and critical thinking skills, tap their creativeness, and develop life-long values that create leaders for 'real-world' business challenges.