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Business Major: A Degree That Is Your Business

Updated on March 6, 2018
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Business School History

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Open in 1819 Paris, France, ESCP Europe is the oldest business school in the world.Established in 1881, Wharton is the oldest business schooling the United States of America.The Xavier School of Management was founded in 1949This university's business management school the oldest in the oldest in Adf
Open in 1819 Paris, France, ESCP Europe is the oldest business school in the world.
Open in 1819 Paris, France, ESCP Europe is the oldest business school in the world. | Source
Established in 1881, Wharton is the oldest business schooling the United States of America.
Established in 1881, Wharton is the oldest business schooling the United States of America. | Source
The Xavier School of Management was founded in 1949
The Xavier School of Management was founded in 1949 | Source
This university's business management school the oldest in the oldest in Adf
This university's business management school the oldest in the oldest in Adf | Source
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Not Just A One-Side Degree

Business school is also known by many names. There's biz school, b-school, school of business, school of business administration or school management. With all those names there some much that your could do with a business degree.

A business degree itself is not just a one way street. The opportunities are endless. You would learn a variety of subjects. It would usually depending on what you want to concentrate your degree on.

Accounting, for example, is much more than just bookkeeping and crunching numbers into a calculator. You would learn abut tax law, make balance sheets and use GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles.)

Business administration major would learn how to be a leader. If this student of this major wants to go to graduate, you would graduate with a Masters of Business Administration (MBA). Human resource management and international business are a couple of things that this major teaches.

The finance concentration will teach you how to propose, oversee and evaluate fiscal and budgetary conditions different businesses. Econometrics, investment and statistics are some of the courses that a finance major would apply in there future career.

Marketing majors will study supply and demand, advertising and market research. Because we in a digital age, e-marketing is one of the courses you would take in college/university. Courses in marketing, retail, and sales are part of the curriculum in this major.

Business Professions

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An accountant does more than just crunch numbers.A treasurer is someone who is responsible for a company''s assets and liabilities.  A professor of business job depends on what concentration is.Someone one works in human resources is responsible for hiring and firing of employees.
An accountant does more than just crunch numbers.
An accountant does more than just crunch numbers. | Source
A treasurer is someone who is responsible for a company''s assets and liabilities.
A treasurer is someone who is responsible for a company''s assets and liabilities. | Source
A professor of business job depends on what concentration is.
A professor of business job depends on what concentration is. | Source
Someone one works in human resources is responsible for hiring and firing of employees.
Someone one works in human resources is responsible for hiring and firing of employees. | Source

Accounting: accountant, auditor, accounting manager, budget director, certificated public accountant, chief financial officer (CFO), finance director, payroll director, tax director, tax manager, certified public accountant (CPA), budget analyst, financial analyst

Banking: banker, chief investment officer, loan officer

Business Administration: bank examiner, stock plan administration manger, project manager, shift manager, executive assistant,

Education: professor, teacher, instructor

Finance: analyst, bank examiner, chief credit officer, chief investment officer (CIO), investment consultant, stockbroker, treasurer

Law: attorney, lawyer

Management: human resource, sales manager

Marketing: public relations specialist, junior account manager, brand manager, development officer, insurance agent, market research, marketing coordinator, chief marketing officer

Media: editor, journalist, media superior

Sales: salesperson

Business In The Digital Age

Computers and technology has really changed how business is done. IBM and Hewlett-Packard was one of the early computer systems to replace the traditional drafting board. Globalism caused a major shift by the 1990s because of the Internet and electronic mail. Napster was one of the peer to peer applications to have business applications. Business courses in colleges and universities also use cutting edge technology.

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