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Find your future with a business degree from Santa Clara University.

Majors and Minors

Undergraduates

Academic achiever. Community leader. Entrepreneurial thinker. Environmental steward. Globally aware. Professionally polished. These are the hallmarks of a Leavey School of Business graduate.

Through your liberal arts core curriculum and your business major courses, you'll acquire expertise in a field of study, learn how your work will affect your community and the world at large, and become a confident professional we'll be proud to call a Leavey School of Business alumnus.

Explore this site for details on the process of joining the Business School and managing your growth as a student and a soon-to-be young professional.

 

  • Accounting

    You can pursue one of two majors in Accounting: Accounting or Accounting and Information Systems (AIS), jointly offered with the OMIS department.

  • Economics

    You can choose from two undergraduate degrees in economics: A Bachelor of Science in Commerce through the Business School or a Bachelor of Science through the College of Arts and Sciences. 

  • Finance

    The finance major at Santa Clara University will prepare you for success in making and managing financial decisions.

  • Management

    As a management major, you will gain a broad perspective of the challenges faced by business today, and develop the skills needed to become a leader in successful organizations, large or small.

  • Marketing

    You can choose to major in marketing, or supplement a different major with a minor in retail studies.

  • Operations Management & Information Systems

    You can pursue one of two majors through the OMIS department: Management Information Systems (MIS), or Accounting and Information Systems (AIS). You can also supplement any major with an MIS minor.

Ty van Herweg, BSC alumnus, Fulbright

A natural entrepreneur

Ty van Herweg

"Balancing empirical analysis and creative collaboration has enabled me to discover innovative solutions to market inefficiencies."

SCU Business Majors Command Higher Salary Potential says WSJ

Santa Clara University ranked 4th in the nation for the salary potential of its business majors. The study was published in the Wall Street Journal »

3 WAYS TO BECOME A BUSINESS STUDENT

You may become an undergraduate Santa Clara business student in one of three ways:

Entering as a First Year student

If you will begin your first year as a business student at Santa Clara University, start in the University Admission office »

Transferring from other institutions

You must have received your high school diploma (or equivalent) and have completed or be enrolled in a minimum of 8 semester units or 12 quarter transferrable units. The University Admission office can assist you. »

Transferring from other SCU divisions

Although we would like to admit every student who is interested in the study of business, the Leavey School of Business is subject to enrollment limitations and so we must restrict the number of transfers from the College of Arts & Sciences or the School of Engineering. The transfer process is outlined here »