All of the majors listed in this Exploratory Area are either within the College of Business or require a business minor within their degree program. Check out the majors on the list below and click on any of the majors and see the entire list of course requirements for that major. Do a majority of the classes sound interesting to you? Then it may be worth exploring!

Exploratory Classes

This is a list of courses that students can choose from to help explore the Business Studies Exploratory Area. It is always important to consult with an academic advisor before choosing which course might best fit your interests.


  • ADHM 140   Intro to the Hospitality Industry
  • AGEC 242   Intro to Agricultural Management
  • HNES 190   Intro to Sport Management


  • ADHM 141   Tourism & Travel Management
  • ADHM 160   Interior Design Careers
  • ADHM 171   Fashion Dynamics
  • COMM 112   Understanding Media & Social Change
  • COMM 114   Human Communication
  • ECON 201   Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 202   Principles of Macroeconomics

Would you like more information regarding the majors in the Business Studies Exploratory Area?

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