The Business Major
The business major gives you the skills and foundation to manage, strategize, and operate enterprises. With courses ranging from finance, ethics, accounting, business law, marketing, and management, students develop the ability to lead and succeed in a variety of contexts. Our intimate class settings ensure that each student builds the skills to do well not only for their companies, but for all of society.
Workplaces need professionals who can pivot on a dime. Our cross-disciplinary approach develops the broad perspective needed to adapt and innovate in a dynamic modern economy. Graduates emerge with the confidence to navigate even the most bureaucratic of business structures.
Major-specific skills that will prepare you for grad school:
- Critical Thinking
- Data Analysis
- Primary Research
Transferable skills that will prepare you for a variety of careers:
- Ethical Reasoning
Business at Bryn Athyn
Your fellow business classmates are just as enthusiastic and curious as you are. Throughout the program, you will consider a wide variety of perspectives, both practical and theoretical. Our emphasis on ethics paired with New Church philosophy produces hard-working, honest graduates who employers know they can trust.
You will gain a broad base of knowledge from our core curriculum while also diving into specifics in areas like marketing, logistics, and sports management. Your enthusiastic professors will work with you personally to uncover your specific interests, and give you the connections to pursue them. You can also support your major by minoring in data science, computer science, communication, or any of our minor programs.
To gain the hands-on experience so many companies and collaborators seek, you’ll participate in an internship, which you can start as early as the summer after your freshman year. Analyze finances, plan estates, market companies, or sell real estate–our New Church network is eager to provide a variety of opportunities to Bryn Athyn students. The rigor of our classes and our dedicated professors prepare students to take on the corporate world, law school, and business school with ease. In fact, Bryn Athyn students can count their credits toward Duquesne University’s Business School, allowing you to complete your MBA faster.
Here's what graduates of Bryn Athyn's business program have done with their degrees:
- Ernst & Young
- The Odom Corporation
- American Heritage Credit Union
- Bronco Transportation Services, LLC