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Welcome Future Business Students!

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The University of Wyoming College of Business offers an education and a student experience like no other.

As an AACSB Accredited Business School - a standard of quality and excellence held by fewer than 5% of business schools worldwide - you are guaranteed an education that meets the expectations of industry and prepares you to make an immediate impact.

What you can expect from our college:

  • 54 Percent of UW students graduate debt-free
  • Our student to faculty ratio (22:1) and average class size (32) ensures you will get a thorough and personalized learning experience
  • We offer more than $400,000 in scholarship to our students every year
  • Our Green Johnson Student Success Center will provide you with support before, during, and after your time with us with services focused on enrollment, academic advising, and careers

Peter M. & Paula Green Johnson Student Success Center

A unique benefit offered at the College of Business is the Peter M. & Paula Green Johnson Student Success Center. This center is your one-stop resource as a business student and ensures you have support before, during, and after your time as a student.

The Green Johnson Student Success Center includes these units:

  • Enrollment


    Application & Admission Support
    Transition Resources
    Scholarship Distribution
  • Academic Advising


    Major Specific Advisors
    Long-Term Planning
    Study Abroad Support
  • Career Services


    Internship & Career Exploration
    Professional Development
    Employer Engagement

Why Choose Us?

 

 

 

At the College of Business, students, faculty, and staff work together in a tight-knit, family-like atmosphere to ensure that students gain core knowledge combined with industry experience to ensure exceptional outcomes.
We invite you to join us for an outstanding collegiate adventure and look forward to being a part of your college search process.
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Explore our Programs

Undergraduate Majors

A major in accounting provides students with the educational background necessary for lifelong learning and a rewarding career in the accounting profession.  The curriculum offered by the Department of Accounting & Finance attempts to blend the conceptual with the practical.  Exposure to the underlying conceptual framework of accounting provides a basis for dealing with emerging accounting issues, while examination of technical pronouncements enables students to gain insight into practical issues encountered in an accounting environment.

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Economics provides you with a logical way to think about your own personal decisions and world affairs - a mindset you can use your entire life. Economics can enrich your life by providing you with an area of knowledge or a way of thinking that you can use forever. Economics gives you tools to make a difference in public policy debates.

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The Business Undeclared option offers a foundation for undecided business majors to complete the courses necessary to later choose any of the majors in the College of Business.  Choice of a major should be made at the end of the sophomore year or early in the junior year as the format by itself does not lead to a degree.

 

A degree in Economics from UW provides you with a logical way to think about your own personal decisions and world affairs - a mindset you can use your entire life. Economics can enrich your life by providing you with an area of knowledge or a way of thinking that you can use forever. Economics gives you tools to make a difference in public policy debates.

The UW Department of Economics offers concentration options in both Quantitative and Policy Economics.

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The Entrepreneurship major is designed to assist students who wish to start their own businesses by providing them with exposure to the development and testing of business concepts. Analyzing the potential success of their concepts using a variety of tools and techniques, being flexible in developing new businesses and innovative ideas, and formulating and implementing business plans that will assist in the establishment and growth of these new ventures.  The major provides students with exposure to issues involving family firms such as governance, succession and interpersonal relationships as well as innovation and change in existing organizations.  Thus, the major focuses on entrepreneurship in both new ventures and established firms and prepares students to 1) start new businesses, 2) innovate in their own family firms, and/or 3) be entrepreneurial in an existing business.

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Courses prescribed for those who wish to major in finance are designed to provide a background for financial management for business concerns and, if students desire, to specialize in bank management, corporation finances, and investment management.  Financial policies of business enterprises are subject to economic principles which make all businesses financially interdependent and sensitive to disturbances in the economic structure.  The finance major attempts to emphasize all three phases of the subject: the economic, as well as the technical, administrative aspects of finance and accounting.

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More organizations are moving towards an understanding that employees are a resource that can be developed into a distinct competitive advantage to ensure organizational success, sustainability, and reputation. Students majoring in Management of Human Resources will be prepared to create policies and practices for effective recruitment, socialization, training, development, compensation, performance management, career planning, and employer relations.  Students in this major will be prepared to work in a variety of human resource capacities and in other key positions related to employee management and will understand principles for facilitating others' success.

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Marketing is a societal process and a set of organizational functions for creating, communicating and delivering value to customers and for managing relationships in ways to benefit local and global stakeholders.  Marketing majors are employed in a wide variety of industries and governmental agencies where understanding and managing customer relationships are critical.  Students find jobs in market research, advertising, public relations, professional selling, non-profit marketing, product management, retailing, and brand management.

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The Professional Selling major prepares students to manage business clients of for-profit and nonprofit organizations. Specifically, this major provides business students with coursework and opportunities to equip themselves with the essential knowledge and skills required to begin professional careers in sales. Careers in sales offer independence, ample financial reward, personal growth, and opportunities for rapid advancement within organizations. Students that pursue a degree in professional sales will be challenged with industry engagement opportunities such as internships, and sales competitions. Students experience rigorous classroom experiences designed to develop the knowledge and practical skills needed to succeed during the first years of their sales careers including oral and written communication skills, selling techniques and networking, the use of sales technology and customer information, and sales pipeline management.

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Undergraduate Minors

Available to: Undergraduates of any UW major.

A minor in Banking and Financial Services is designed to give you a solid understanding of the primary issues and tools in the management and regulation of financial institutions. It will equip you to embark on a career in this important, challenging, and dynamic field.

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Starting in Fall 2021!

Available to: Undergraduates of any UW major.

More information to come soon.

Available to: Undergraduates of any UW major.

A minor in Data Analytics prepares students to understand, manage, and analyze data to enhance business decision-making process. Students will be exposed to core data analytics concepts applicable to modern businesses.

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Available to: Undergraduates of any UW major.

A minor in Economics will deepen your understanding of economic institutions, policies, and issues, which will give you an edge in today's dynamic, uncertain world. The Economics minor will allow you to get a broad understanding of Economics or to sharpen your focus on an area you want to learn more about.

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Available to: Undergraduate non-business majors across UW.

The entrepreneurship minor exposes non-business majors to entrepreneurship through experiential learning and focuses on the creation of an entrepreneurial mindset. By pursuing an entrepreneurship minor, students learn tools for success in starting a business or bringing innovation and creativity to an existing business. A primary focus of the minor is allowing the student to tailor the program to their individual program of study.

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Available to: Undergraduates of any UW major.

The Hospitality Business minor provides students an understanding of the operations of multiple domains of the hospitality industry including food and beverage, tourism and lodging, and entrepreneurship and consumer relations. Knowledge in these areas is critical for anyone desiring to work in the hospitality industry or for a business that services the hospitality industry.

Available to: Undergraduates of any UW major.

The Leadership Minor is a unique curricular and co-curricular experience that prepares students to be leaders in every facet of their lives. Through an interdisciplinary curriculum, students acquire the knowledge necessary to develop leadership competencies. Students then test and refine those competencies by earning the Cowboy Leadership Certificate as part of the program.

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Available to: Undergraduates of any UW major.

The Professional and Technical Selling minor prepares students to manage business clients. This minor provides students with technical and/or liberal arts backgrounds with opportunities to pair these backgrounds with essential knowledge and skills required for careers in sales. Careers in sales offer independence, ample financial reward, personal growth, and opportunities for rapid advancement within organizations. Students experience rigorous classroom experiences designed to develop important knowledge and practical selling skills including oral and written communication skills, selling techniques and networking, and the use of sales technology and customer information.

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Peter M. & Paula Green Johnson Student Success Center 

College of Business, Dept. 3275

1000 E. University Avenue | Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-8249

Email: success@uwyo.edu

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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