When it comes to the top undergraduate business schools in USA, Wharton School of Business and Haas School of Business are some of the top ranking undergraduate B-schools.
Did You Know?
Wharton School is the world’s first collegiate school of business. It was established by American entrepreneur and industrialist Joseph Wharton.
(** Note that the business schools are not mentioned as per rankings.)
According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, almost 14 million job openings will be created by 2014 for people who have either a bachelor’s degree or a higher degree. Also, industries related to health care, social assistance, construction and personal care will be the fastest growing career options this decade. So, if you want to grab this opportunity, get yourself enrolled in a top B-school and create a lucrative career for yourself.
Mendoza College of Business
The Mendoza College of Business at University of Notre Dame has approximately 2200 students in its various degree programs. The B-school offers two management courses namely, Principles of Management and IT Management Applications, that provide undergraduate degree in management. The major courses offered are Management Communication, Strategic IT Applications, Innovation and Design, Business Problem Solving, Project Management, Spreadsheet Decision Modeling. Apart from the above, the college offers Management Consulting courses, Entrepreneurship Courses and Information Technology Management Courses.
Wharton School of Business
This school at the University of Pennsylvania offers 19 concentrations* by different departments. The students from the Wharton school earn a BS (Bachelor of Science) in Economics degree. The available concentrations in the management domain are Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Multinational Management, Organizational Effectiveness and Strategic management. Apart from this, there are courses in Marketing & Operations Management, Marketing & Communication, Operations & Information Management and many more.
* Specialization in any area of the student’s choice.
Sloan School of Management
This B-school at Massachusetts Institute of Technology is located at Cambridge, Massachusetts. The school offers three undergraduate programs; Bachelor of Science (SB) in Management Science, Minor in Management and Minor in Management Science. The Minor in Management offers three compulsory and three elective subjects. The Minor in Management Science program introduces students to business analysis and application to practical problems.
Haas School of Business
This business school is a part of the University of California, Berkeley. It is a public educational entity that has a wide range of programs in Accounting, Business Management, Marketing, Finance and Economics. It offers recognized PhD programs as well.
McIntire School of Commerce
Started in 1921, it serves as a business school for the University of Virginia. It offers ICE (Integrated Core Experience) program which is required for all the third-year students. ICE has projects that are sponsored by corporate houses. In the final year, the students have to choose a specialization; Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, Management or Marketing.
Tepper School of Business
The B-school under the Carnegie Mellon University offers undergraduate courses in two different streams; Economics and Business. In the business faculty, they offer courses like Introduction to Business Management, Graphic Media Management, Organizational Power and Politics, Business Communications, etc., in various semesters. In the economics faculty, they offer courses like Environmental Economics, Labor Economics, Econometrics, Law and Economics, etc., in different semesters.
Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
This business school was founded under Cornell University, and is situated at Ithaca, New York. It is affiliated to The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, AACSB. The school offers the Bachelor of Science (BS) degree with Applied Economics and Management as the major. There are 10 specializations offered including Strategy, Applied Economics, International Trade and Development, etc.
McCombs School of Business
This B-school functions under the University of Texas and is situated in Austin, Texas. They offer undergraduate courses in the field of Management in Foundations of Organizational Behavior and Administration, Strategic Human Resource Management, Introduction to Entrepreneurship, Women in Management, etc. The other departments in the school are Accounting; Finance; Marketing; Business, Government & Society; Information, Risk, & Operations Management.
Ross School of Business
The Stephen M. Ross School of Business is administered by the University of Michigan. The business school offers a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree. The electives are offered in Accounting, Entrepreneurial Studies, Finance, Marketing, Strategy, Technology and Operations, etc.
John M. Olin School of Business
The B-school is administered by Washington University in St. Louis. BS in Business Administration (BSBA) degree is awarded to the students of the school. There are majors offered in nine different fields including Accounting, International Business, Healthcare Management, Marketing, etc. Also, there are minors offered in the field of Finance, General Business, Leadership, Strategy, etc.
In order to get complete information regarding B-schools and the courses they offer, you need to visit the university website. Choose carefully!