The Department of Business Administration is truly unique and enables the Spears School
to leap ahead of other business schools with a concerted effort on practical business
skills. A focus on these skills complements the traditional business curriculum to
develop career ready professionals. We support all business majors by enhancing the curriculum of your major with classes
that focus on the skills necessary for early career success.
From professional development to analytics, our courses help you develop hands-on
experiences and skills to give you a competitive edge after graduation. These courses
are developed and delivered to students by faculty with a background in corporate
and industry experience to ensure that we are bringing industry best practices to
Each student has the potential to make a positive impact on this world. Our mission
is to guide and support our students, so they are prepared to pursue professional
opportunities, practice continued growth and fully realize their potential.
Connect students to experienced business mentors who can contribute to their professional
and personal development. Knowledgeable, successful mentors act as role models who
provide career guidance and industry insight.
On the first Wednesday of each month during the semester, we host a casual interview
and networking event for students with a Spears champion. Speakers are often alumni
or leaders in our college who share valuable insights with students in a very casual
Spears Business is the only undergraduate program in the nation to have incorporated
the Korn Ferry Leadership Architect™ into student curriculum. From freshman year to
graduation, you will focus on developing professional and interpersonal skills which
will provide you with a competitive advantage.