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Supporting all majors

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.

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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 the classroom.

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Career Readiness Seminar

Professional Development Seminar

Interpersonal Skills

Business Analytics

Committed to student career success

Eastin Center for Career Readiness

Each student has the potential to make a positive impact on this world. Our mission is to guide and support our students so that they are prepared to pursue professional opportunities, practice continued growth, and fully realize their potential.

Spears Mentoring Program

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.

Business Brews

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 setting.

Korn Ferry competencies

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.

Featured announcement

The Strategic Management Society awards Dr. Lex Smith Washington

August 30, 2022

Dr. Lex Smith Washington, associate professor in the Department of Management, Spears Business, was the recipient of the 2022 Sucheta Nadkarni Award for Outstanding Publication on Women Executive Leadership for co-authoring the 2019 paper, Making the invisible visible: Paradoxical effects of intersectional invisibility on the career experiences of executive Black women.

Dr. Goutam Chakraborty named Top 10 Data and Analytics Professional

August 3, 2022

Dr. Goutam Chakraborty, director of the business analytics and data science program at Oklahoma State University, was announced as a Top 10 Data and Analytics Professional Award winner during the virtual 2022 OnCon Icon Awards on July 12, 2022.

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