Business Studies

The Business Studies Exploratory Area is for students who have an interest in working in a wide variety of settings such as corporate office or a non-profit organization

Exploratory Area: BUSINESS STUDIES

Exploratory Areas allow students to explore majors and career options within an interest area. Use the information and resources here to make connections between academic majors and post-graduation plans and career goals. 

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Exploratory Classes

ADHM 140: Introduction to Hospitality Industry

Overview of the hospitality industry; its history, components, career opportunities, development, and future trends with application to food service, lodging,…

AGEC 242: Intro to Agricultural Management

Economic and managerial concepts related to farm or agribusiness production process, development of cost data, enterprise analysis, organization and management…

HNES 190: Intro to Sport Management (For majors only)

This course is designed to introduce students to various concepts that make up the foundation and underlying principles of sport…

ADHM 141: Tourism & Travel Management

Application of management principles and theories to tourism with emphasis on tourism components, recreational activities, international travel, and social, economic,…

ADHM 160: Interior Design Careers

Survey of the interior design profession and the relationship to allied professionals and organizations. Prereq: Interior Design or Apparel, Retail…

ADHM 171: Fashion Dynamics

Introductory course tracing the development of fashion and its industry that includes consumer demand and fashion change, the development, production,…

COMM 112: Understanding Media & Social Change

Exploration of the purpose, function, and impact of media on society.

COMM 114: Human Communication

Overview of communication theory with emphasis on information transmission and social influence functions of communication behavior in personal and mediated…

ECON 201: Principles of Microeconomics

Nature, method, and scope of economic analysis; economic scarcity, resources, specialization of labor; supply-demand analysis; production and cost analysis; product…

ECON 202: Principles of Macroeconomics

Aggregate income and employment analysis; business cycles, unemployment, inflation and economic growth; fiscal policy; money and monetary policy; the U.S.…

Resources

What Can I Do With This Major?

Whether you are exploring multiple majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this site will help you connect …

Strong Interest Inventory

The Strong Interest Inventory® (SII) is the most respected and widely used instrument for career exploration / planning in the world. …

Major/Career Exploration Workshops

The NDSU Career and Advising Center offers major and career exploration services in a variety of ways.  This Fall semester, …

Resume Guide

Guidelines, Tips, and Examples

Resume Examples

Here are a few examples of different types of resumes.

First Year – Bill E. Bison Skills Based – Jordan …