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Undergraduate Business Degrees

Believe in your dreams. Broaden your horizons. Achieve your goals.

Washburn's faculty and staff are committed to preparing you for success, so you can reach your dreams and goals for the future business world.  Our students enjoy small class sizes, which allows them to have individual time with faculty and bond with fellow students.  

The Washburn Business faculty is comprised of a wide variety of experienced business professionals and full-time professors – all with the highest degrees in their field.

Once you’re here, you’ll have access to the latest business database and software resources and have opportunities that include managing an actual equities portfolio, completing internships and traveling and working overseas.  It’s no wonder our graduating seniors consistently place in the top 20th percentile on the national ETS Major Field Test in business.   The School holds accreditation from AACSB, an elite business school accreditation, with only the top 5% of business schools in the world having earned this mark of quality.

The Washburn School of Business offers eight different undergraduate majors. We can help you choose the one that’s right for you.

Accounting

ACCOUNTING

  • A BBA in Accounting can lead to jobs in:
    • Public Accounting (CPA)
    • Industrial/Corporate Accounting
    • Non-Profit Organizations
    • Governmental Agencies
    • Higher Education
Economics

ECONOMICS

  • Our Economics curricula are designed to provide students with an understanding of the principles and institutions governing economic decisions made by households, businesses and governments.
    You can choose to earn your BBA or BA in Economics; or you can Minor in Economics.
Entrepreneurship

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

  • In our BBA in Entrepreneurship and Innovation program, you’ll learn how to build a successful business from the ground up. 
    • Generate ideas
    • Analyze markets
    • Recognize and assess opportunities
    • Develop marketing/financial plans
Finance

FINANCE

  • Our Finance curriculum is designed to prepare students for careers in corporate financial management, commercial banking, security analysis, government services, insurance, real estate, and other finance fields and for graduate study.
General Business

GENERAL BUSINESS

  • Our General Business program allows students the flexibility to design an upper-division program based on their own interests and needs, using courses from several or all major areas in the School of Business.

International Business

INTERNATIONAL BIZ

  • Our International Business concentration is designed to equip graduates with skills suitable for employment at international and global enterprises.  
Management

MANAGEMENT

  • Management courses in the fields of organization theory, human relationships, administrative communication and related behavioral areas provide students with pertinent background for management careers in business and non-business organizations.
Marketing

MARKETING

  • The Marketing curriculum involves analysis of the ways organizations plan, organize, administer and control their resources to achieve marketing objectives.
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BIZBOD TESTIMONIAL

"Receiving instruction from the Washburn Business faculty allowed genuine and personal relationships to deeclop while receiving intensive instruction in my courses.  Moreover, the relationships I developed with classmates were nurtured and sustained by the School's strong support for professional student organizations.  I may not work in accounting for the entirety of my professional career, but I feel the Washburn School of Business has prepared me for success in any field."

– Lance Cahill, BBA Accounting, 2012

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