Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, and related fields are among the most popular majors declared at UWFox. Having a business administration or an economics major enables students to work effectively in a cross-functional setting. Business professionals use oral, written, and computerized media to present information in order to make analyses and recommendations to others. Locating, obtaining, organizing, reporting and using information from human, print and electronic sources are just a few of the tasks that are performed throughout a business career.
A person working in a business related field should possess the following qualities and skills:
- Strong analytical skills
- Problem-solving abilities
- Communication skills
- Managerial skills
- Critical thinking skills
A business major may work in any of these capacities:
- Actuarial Science
- Banking and Finance
- Computer and Data Processing
- General Management
- Management Information Systems
- Marketing and Sales
- Human Resources
- Risk and Insurance
- Hotel and Restaurant Management
Core Business courses that may be helpful in pursuing the major**:
- Introduction to Business
- Introductory Accounting
- Intermediate Accounting
- Managerial Accounting
- Economics and Business Statistics
- Economics – Micro
- Computer Applications
- Topics in Finite Mathematics
- Business Communication
- Introduction to Management Information Systems
**Specific business requirements will vary depending on the baccalaureate granting institution.
Looking for more information? Check out these resources.
- WISCareers – “Wisconsin’s career exploration and planning website.” Contact Student Affairs for access to this website.
- Transfer Information System (TIS) – Access a transfer planning guide for specific majors and UW institutions.
- Course Schedule – Search for courses available at UWFox
- Education advisors – An excellent resource for all your academic and career questions.