Incorporating a traditional business curriculum with a liberal arts education teaches you to use intellectual, global and ethical resources to solve problems.
If you want to make an impact in the business world, Jewell is the place to be.
Why choose business at Jewell?
The Department of Business and Leadership provides a mix of professional experience and in-depth examination of business concepts. You will collaborate with seasoned faculty who have strong academic backgrounds and life experience. They challenge you to follow your passions while preparing you to make an impact in the business and nonprofit sector.
Our mentoring program encourages career exploration by connecting you with professionals in your field of interest, and networking helps you connect with local business executives, entrepreneurs and alumni on campus.
Business majors choose from these areas of emphasis:
- Healthcare Management
- Sports Management
Other majors in Business and Leadership that may interest you include:
What will I learn?
With our B.S. in business major, you will master these skills:
- Analytical Thinking – Students will develop a comprehensive understanding of how to access business and to critically analyze complex material in order to evaluate evidence, construct reasoned arguments and communicate both inferences and conclusions.
- Multiple Framing – Students will be able to analyze individuals, systems, businesses and societies through multiple frames of reference.
- Reflective Exploration of Meaning – Students will have the ability to see things beyond utility and to wrestle with the self-reflective aspects of learning, to raise questions, recognize the human side of business and approach things in an ethical manner.
- Practical Reasoning – Students will learn to articulate how key theoretical principles can
be used to explain individual, organizational and system processes to inform business policy, decision-making and practical approaches to human and business issues across multiple contexts.