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Academics

Your career in business starts with your unique talents. Get the personalized support to shape your educational experience to fit your interests and goals. The Carlson School offers an intensive course of study that culminates in a Bachelor of Science in Business (BSB) degree.

Carlson at a Glance

Our nationally ranked faculty care about their students’ success and are focused on educating them for a competitive world.

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Average class size for major coursework

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Student to faculty ratio

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Pick your Major

Study subjects you’re passionate about. The Carlson School offers 10 majors and 13 minors that align with your strengths and passions.

 

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Dive Right In

Start studying business immediately. You will take business classes in your first semester—unlike at other business schools where you might have to wait up to two years to begin exploring business topics.

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Explore the Breadth of Business

Build a foundation of business knowledge in a yearlong community in your sophomore year through Impact Core. This coursework includes classes across all areas of business, a course on race, power & justice in business, and the Impact Lab Project where students partner with real organizations to make an impact.

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Explore the World

Choose an international experience to expand your cultural perspective, engage in the world of international business, and build lasting friendships. The Carlson School offers international programs in dozens of countries worldwide.

 

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Learn by Doing

Put new lessons to work in the real business world. Work with organizations to solve authentic business problems as part of the curriculum. Plus, take advantage of the countless opportunities to participate in hands-on learning both inside and outside the classroom.

 

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Engage your Instructors

Get one-on-one attention from your instructors. Small class sizes allow you to weigh in on the discussion. Beyond the classroom, faculty members are approachable and available to guide your learning.

Trust an Accredited Program

The Carlson School is accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB is the premier accrediting agency for business administration and accounting programs.