Undergraduate Programs

The OSU College of Business offers more majors than any other business school in Oregon. Our expert faculty are leaders in their areas of research, and they have real-life knowledge of the subjects they teach. 

Find the degree program that works for you.

Degree Programs

Today's accountants are tech-savvy problem solvers, insightful planners and strategic thinkers. Whether you are a consultant, corporate executive, public accountant, investigator or entrepreneur, you will stand out for your problem-solving skills and analytical ability.

Our apparel design program focuses on professional design with an emphasis on outdoor and performance wear. Apparel designers work with design teams to develop new styles for a target market. Designers create concepts and sketches for fashions one to two years in advance of the market. Technical designers make designs a realty by working out exact details of style for production.

Our business administration degree provides you with broad business skills in accounting and quantitative methods, an understanding of the legal and social environment of business, and a background in management and organizational behavior, marketing, finance, and operations management. (B.S. or B.A.)

Learn to integrate various information technologies and demonstrate proficiency with several data analytic tools; and think critically about the business implications of observed data patterns and analytics inferences.

Information systems such as databases, web services and business applications are supplying strategic and operational opportunities for business leadership and decision making. You'll learn to harness technology to help organizations gain the right insights, improve operations, make the right predictions and achieve a competitive advantage in today's rapidly changing environment. (B.S. or B.A.)

Our Design and Innovation Management program will help you build the skills you need for a management role in design-related fields across all industries. It focuses on the intersection of design and business, bringing together analytic and creative problem-solving skills. 

Every business operation involves a financial decision — and the world of finance is fascinating and a non-stop global force. Finance is all about following, making and managing money; many graduates go into banking with career paths in either operations or lending. (B.S. or B.A.)

Our interior design program explores how spaces look, feel, and function. Using a human-centered approach, students learn how the design of the built environment impacts our productivity, health, and emotions. We prepare critical thinkers who can work both independently and as effective members of design teams.

If you want a career where leading others and managing change effectively are your keys to advancement, look no further than management.  Organizations can only succeed when they successfully find, motivate, and effectively lead talented employees. (B.S. or B.A.)

The heart of marketing is creating value in a complex, advanced economy. Marketing consists of a sequence of activities: identifying customer needs, developing goods and services to satisfy those needs, communicating information about products to potential customers, and distributing the products to customers. (B.S. or B.A.)

In a global, competitive environment, merchandisers play an important role in ensuring that brands and retailers offer consumers exactly what they want, whether it be fashion goods such as clothing and footwear to power tools.

Additional Degrees/Options

Learn the ins and outs of how to manage, operate and promote Oregon’s world-class resorts, restaurants, lodging, brew pubs and hospitality technology industry. Only offered at OSU-Cascades. (B.S. or B.A.)

Available only for non-business majors. Gain expertise in developing new ideas and inventions and learn how to take these ideas through the innovation and commercialization process. Provides students with a foundation in business basics while also building expertise in the innovation and commercialization process.

Acquire a solid mastery of digital marketing strategy, planning, design and evaluation skills. Offered through Ecampus.

Earn your degree in Business Administration with an option in entrepreneurship and learn to recognize and develop opportunities in both profit and not-for-profit organizations. (B.S. or B.A. in Business Administration).

Prepare for a leadership position within your family firm. You’ll develop entrepreneurial talents and learn about the risks and challenges facing family businesses. Offered through Ecampus.

Learn the fundamentals of business with classes in leadership, environmental law, finance, human resource management and more.Offered at OSU-Cascades or through Ecampus. (B.S. or B.A.)

 

This option prepares students for management positions in organizations engaged in international trade. (B.S. or B.A. in Business Administration).

 

Learn the fundamentals of marketing, including market research, market segmentation and targeting, consumer behavior and marketing strategy and management by enrolling in the marketing option. This option will equip you with essential knowledge to provide forward-thinking strategies in the business industry. Offered through ecampus.

 Develop the management and marketing strategies needed to bring customers into a store and meet their buying needs. Offered through Ecampus.

The Supply Chain and Logistics Management option trains students to be operations and procurement managers in government agencies and in manufacturing and service sectors around the globe.

 

 

 

*The College of Business and its accounting program are accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.  Less than 5 percent of the more than 16,000 schools worldwide granting business degrees have earned AACSB Accreditation and only 1% separately accredit Accounting. To achieve accreditation, a business school must meet a broad range of quality standards and be committed to continuous improvement relating to curriculum, faculty credentials, admissions, degree requirements, information resources, research and scholarship.