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Carthage’s minor in business administration complements majors across disciplines, with courses in business, economics, accounting, finance, management, and marketing.

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  • Business Administration

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Carrying out our mission to develop the best-prepared business students in the Midwest, all Carthage business programs follow our proprietary READY™ curriculum. “READY” stands for “Real-world Experience and Developing You.” This student-centered philosophy means you won’t just study the theories of business.

Every professor brings business experience into the classroom through multiple real-world projects and simulations, and through curriculum embedded with industry-standard software. You will develop the ability and enthusiasm to work in the dynamic global conditions of the 21st century.

 

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Outstanding outcomes

Carthage strives to create a learning environment that produces graduates with top skills and knowledge in current business practices but also enduring analytical, communication, and critical thinking skills to be lifelong learners, advance in their careers, and contribute to the global community.

where Carthage management graduates go

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Amazon
  • Bandwidth Inc.
  • Baxter
  • CNH Industrial
  • Hospira
  • Jockey International
  • Rust-Oleum
  • SC Johnson

 

New in 2022: School of Business and Economics

Carthage opened a School of Business and Economics in 2022, bringing together Carthage’s distinguished faculty in accounting, finance, business design and innovation, marketing, sports management, and economics — as well as the renowned A. W. Clausen Center for World Business. This holistic approach to business education will foster greater collaboration across disciplines, expand hands-on learning opportunities for students, and pave the way for new programs and partnerships in emerging fields and industries.