Thiel's undergraduate degree program in business administration prepares students to become successful business professionals, managers and entrepreneurs in an increasingly competitive business environment. The business administration major is also an excellent preparation for pursuing the M.B.A. or other graduate studies in business-related areas.
Thiel offers five different tracks as a business administration major, which include advertising, finance, general, human resource management and marketing.
A student who graduates from Thiel College with a major in business administration
The liberal arts core is an essential component to the business administration major, in that it teaches students to think critically, communicate effectively, gain important quantitative skills, adapt to change in a global society and develop a well-rounded understanding of the physical and social sciences, humanities and fine arts. Students study business ethics to form personal beliefs about ethical responsibilities in business.
Required courses in the major teach students foundational knowledge and competencies required in business, including accounting, economics, statistics, data management and analysis, business law, finance, management and marketing.
Students can assemble elective courses in business around specific career or professional interests. Business administration majors are also encouraged to participate in cooperative work experience or internships at a network of businesses, corporations, government agencies and organizations that Thiel has assembled.
Entrepreneurship is a special focus of Thiel's business administration program.
Business Honors Seminar
Business and corporate leaders are invited from various industries and backgrounds, such as manufacturing, marketing, retail, financial services, banking, investments, consulting, education, health care and nonprofit and governmental organizations.
Haller Enterprise Institute
The Haller Enterprise Institute encourages entrepreneurship by:
• Awarding Haller Scholarships to academically qualified students;