Undergraduate Degree in Business Management

Beyond business as usual.

our business major prepares you for responsible decision making

As a Business Management major, you’ll have the power to create a socially responsible future, starting with your career. An inclusive, sustainable global economy depends on corporate responsibility and ethical decision-making. As a graduate of the Hamilton Holt School's undergraduate business programs, you will be prepared to:

  • Be a responsible business leader.
  • Work side-by-side with business leaders to address business, social, and environmental challenges.
  • Be a source of transformative change in any workplace by studying the primacy of the triple bottom line—people, planet, profit—in decision-making.
  • Integrate sustainability into business practices.
  • Better understand the role, dynamics, and social and environmental impact of organizations.

Learning to lead by example, students majoring in business will also be required to participate in several hands-on learning experiences. Graduates will enter the workforce with a managerial mindset and leadership skills desired by all varieties of organizations. 

Get Accelerated

The Rollins College 3/2 Accelerated Management Program (AMP) combines a four-year bachelor of arts (BA) degree and a two-year master of business administration (MBA) degree into a five-year program.

Global Experience

Students have the option to participate in a Rollins-approved semester abroad or international field study program. Graduates will enter the workforce with a managerial mindset and leadership skills desired by all varieties of organizations, including business firms, nonprofit organizations, and public-private joint ventures. 

Business Management Minor

The business minor can be combined with almost any major to give the student a better understanding of the role of business in today’s world and career related skills. For more information about the business management minor, please visit the Rollins College Hamilton Holt School Course Catalog.

Career Outcomes

Business and financial occupations are projected to grow 10 percent through 2026, faster than the average for all occupations, according the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Program Spotlight

Transferring to Rollins helped Business Management student Tamar Elkhouly '19 secure a prestigious internship and ultimately land his dream job. Read the Full Story

business management classes

The requirements for the Business Management program at the Hamilton Holt School include general education courses, major courses, and general elective courses designed to prepare students for their selected career path and fosters critical thinking across various areas of content knowledge.

General Education Courses

The Hamilton Holt School general education requirements includes completion of ten (10) courses, which are divided into two required categories.

1. General Education Distribution Courses

Students select one (1) course in each of the following areas:

  • Expressive Arts
  • Literature
  • Scientific Perspective
  • Quantitative Thinking
  • Written Communication

Students select three (3) courses from the following areas:

  • Global Citizenship
  • Responsible Leadership and Civic Knowledge

NOTE: Students who have earned an Associates of Arts (AA) degree are exempt from taking these courses.

2. General Education Hamilton Holt Courses

  • ENGW 280 Writing in the Liberal Arts
  • INT 200 Introduction to Liberal Studies

Major Required Courses

The business management program includes completion of sixteen (16) total major courses.

Major Program Courses

The ten (10) core courses for the business management program are listed below: 

  • MGT 101 Introduction to Responsible Business Management
  • BUS 230 Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • BUS 233 Micro and Macro Economics
  • BUS 236 Statistics for Business
  • BUS 245 International Organizational Behavior
  • MGT 312 Responsible Business Leadership
  • BUS 320 Entrepreneurial and Corporate Finance
  • BUS 330 Entrepreneurial Marketing
  • MGT 342 Human Resource Management
  • BUS 350 Supply Chain Management
  • MGT 354 High Performance Organizations
  • BUS 400 Strategic Management

Major Elective Courses

Students will select a total of four (4) elective courses, at least one (1) from each group below:   

Group A

  • ART 220 Computer-Aided Design & Digital Fabrication
  • CMS 215 Business Applications of Computer Science
  • ECO 202 Econ in Historical Perspective
  • ENG 217 Introduction to Professional Writing
  • MUS 292 Introduction to the Business of Music
  • THE 344 Introduction to Theatre Administration

Group B

  • BUS 317 Personal Finance
  • BUS 321 Global Entrepreneurship
  • BUS 331 Financial Statement Analysis
  • BUS 332 Family Business Financial Management
  • BUS 339 Marketing Analytics
  • BUS 348 Investment
  • BUS 369 Global Business
  • BUS 375 Advertising Promotion
  • BUS 376 Personal Selling
  • BUS 390 Special Topics in Business
  • BUS 398/399 Independent Research
  • COM 301 Designing Effective Organizations
  • COM 321 Organizational Communication
  • ECO 301 Labor Economics
  • ECO 304 Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • ECO 306 Monetary Economics
  • ECO 307 International Economics
  • ECO 310 International Finance
  • ECO 332 Industrial Organization
  • ECO 347 International Trade and Finance
  • ENG 277 Visual and Verbal Text
  • ENG 377 Studies in Professional Writing
  • MGT 316 Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • MGT 352 Project Management
  • PHI 218 Argumentation and Media Manipulation
  • PSY 200 Stress Management
  • PSY 210 Psychology Across Cultures
  • PSY 211 Social Psychology
  • PSY 317 Group Dynamics
  • PSY 319 The Psychology of Work
  • PSY 407 Organization Development

General Elective Courses

Students in the Business Management program will select nine (9) elective courses or a minor to complete their degree. Elective courses are offered across a broad range of topics designed to help students gain greater knowledge and varied perspectives.

Additional information about specific courses, course descriptions and academic policies can be found in the Rollins College – Hamilton Holt Academic Catalog.

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