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EMPHASES

  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management[photo] business award recipients
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship

CURRICULUM

  • The program recently added the entrepreneurship emphasis, which allows students to focus on the development and growth of new business ventures.
  • The program contributes to a number of interdisciplinary programs, including accounting, organizational leadership, graphic communication, and global studies.
  • Minors in finance, management, marketing and entrepreneurship are available to non-business majors. A minor in economics is available to all Carroll students, including business majors.
  • As appropriate, courses in the business program use case studies, interactive exercises, simulations, information and communication technologies, and other tools to emphasize practical applications of business concepts.

INTERNSHIPS

  • All business students are required to complete a pre-approved internship.
  • Students can arrange their own internships or choose from among the numerous internships developed by the director of business internships.
  • Carroll University's location in the Milwaukee metropolitan area ensures unique internship opportunities.
  • Two aspects of the internship program are:
    • A career management course that prepares students for future internship and
      employment opportunities by teaching students how to effectively communicate and
      work in a business environment.
  • The on-site internship experience.
  • Past internship organizations include Merrill Lynch, S.C. Johnson, Northwestern Mutual, AT&T, Miller/Coors Brewing Company, IB, the Performing Arts Center, and many small- and medium-sized organizations.

MENTORSHIPS

  • Business students are encouraged to participate in an optional mentoring program.
  • Students are matched with a mentor, often a Carroll alumnus, who offers professional career counseling and advice.
 
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