What Classes You Will Take
Options and Areas of Concentration
Business at Carnegie Mellon spans a wide variety of subject areas. We recognize that some day our graduates may work in areas that do not even exist today so we aim to prepare them with much-needed skills for the future. Our specialties are rated at the top among the best business undergraduate programs in the world. Our business curriculum includes the following categories of course requirements:
The essential elements on which the practice of leadership for all business is based are found in the Business Core courses.
Business, global business in particular, requires a broad knowledge of people and culture that is at the basis of all human understanding.
While the practice of business is general, in-depth knowledge creates strengths for accessing careers and further study.
Mathematics, Statistics and Computing
The use of quantitative information in management decision-making is the hallmark of a Carnegie Mellon business education.
Effective information communication is the lifeblood of success in business.
Quantitation and theoretical knowledge about resource allocation creates the foundation for understanding business policy and practice.
This unique feature of our undergraduate business curriculum gives students the ability to explore and grow in areas of interest to them.
Professional and Service Projects
Professional and social networks can be cultivated through service in professional or community organizations.
Sampling of Courses:
- Business and Society
- Managing Across Cultures
- Management Game
- Management Information Systems
- Oral Communication
- Publicity and Public relations
- Regression and Forecasting
- Production and Operations Management
- Topics in Entrepreneurship
- Direct Marketing
Note: in a given year, a sampling of these courses may be offered, depending on the availability of faculty in the relevant research areas.