Academic Majors

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There are seven majors within the Isenberg School of Management. Sport Management and Hospitality & Tourism Management award students with a Bachelor of Science (BS), while Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, and Operations & Information Management award a Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA). All BBA candidates begin their academic careers as undeclared business students and can choose a major after their first semester freshman year. BS candidates begin their concentrated studies freshman year.  Minors are not offered in the Isenberg School of Management.

Accounting

Four major fields of accounting are public, management, and government accounting, and internal auditing. Public accountants have their own business or work for public accounting firms. They perform a broad range of accounting, auditing, tax and consulting activities for their clients.  

 

Finance

The Finance concentration prepares you for an entry-level job in many areas including investments, corporate finance, banking, and risk management.

 

Hospitality & Tourism Management

Hospitality and Tourism Management is a multi-disciplinary field of study with the purpose of preparing students with the expertise, commitment, and skills for management, marketing, and operations positions in the expanding industry of hospitality.


Management

The management major is designed for students who are interested in working with people. The major is also ideal for students contemplating graduate school in the near future, especially in areas such as law or the MBA degree. Students in this major are provided a basic knowledge of the function of management in organizations and of organizations in society. They also develop the knowledge and skills to carry out management.

 

Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management

This course of study consists of three major segments; theoretical perspectives of sociology and history of sport, foundations of business and management, and the application of management theory to the specifics of the sports industry. These areas include, but are not limited to, sport marketing and public relations, sport law, sport economics and financial and business operations for sport organizations, the management of events, media relations, broadcasting, and collegiate athletics.

 

Marketing

The fundamental objective of any firm is to market its products or services profitably. To accomplish this, companies may utilize the services of an in-house marketing or advertising department, or may turn to outside firms. 

 

Operations & Information Management

The Operations & Information Management major equips you with the skills that meet the needs of the business world.  It prepares you to use technology-driven, process-oriented thinking to manage and improve business processes and operations.