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Undergraduate Majors & Minors

Your ambition and dedication combined with Oakland University’s well-respected business education, real-world experiences and unmatched access to expert faculty and accomplished industry leaders equips you with the credentials to take on the business world. In small classes taught by professors – not teaching assistants – Oakland business students learn directly from the experts. Business leaders add real-world insight in specialized courses or as guest lecturers.

Here you’ll find programs that integrate theory, research and experience -- giving you the unique combination of academic preparation and practical skills you will need to succeed. Our programs offer a stepping-stone for students to discover the right career path, while providing a comprehensive business overview in the foundations and specifics of their chosen fields.

Powerful programs and a strong student-centered education that merges experiential learning with innovative thinking, technology and hands-on applications mean Oakland business students can take advantage of incomparable opportunities to practice business and leadership skills within and beyond the classroom. No matter which major is the stepping-stone to your future, you will gain a comprehensive overview in the business foundations and specifics of your chosen field.

Build your business skills, deepen your knowledge and prepare to advance in your field by customizing your major with a business minor. Available across disciplines, a business minor offers students the chance to explore additional interests, deepen expertise or expand their skillset in a valuable field.

A career in business can be exciting, dynamic and demanding. The rewards for hard work are significant and afford ambitious professionals unlimited career possibilities.

Explore career opportunities by visiting the Bureau of Labor Statistics or O*Net. These platforms provide valuable insights into job outlooks, salary expectations and required skills.

For Further Information
To help choose your area of interest, plan your future career goals and monitor your progress, visit the Undergraduate Advising and Career and Life Design Offices in OU’s School of Business Administration.

Undergraduate Advising
Elliott Hall, Room 232
275 Varner Drive
(248) 370-3285

Career and Life Design
Elliott Hall, Room 232
275 Varner Drive
(248) 370-3215

School of Business Administration

Elliott Hall, Room 427
275 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
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