Emphasis in Management
This emphasis helps students develop skills they will need as managers of large and small groups of people. Students learn about how organizations function and how they can be made more effective; how the human resources of firms can be organized to be most effective and efficient; how management techniques must be altered in international settings; and how organization can adapt successfully to diversity in the work force. Specialists in management find career opportunities in fields such as personnel work, human resources management, and conflict resolution. Some management experts for their own firms and act as consultants to other firms that need advice on addressing special management problems.
Emphasis in Marketing
The field of marketing involves selling goods and services after they have been produced, and trying to discover new markets for goods that are not yet being produced. Marketing specialists are involved in advertising, in studying the behavior of consumers to anticipate their reactions to new and existing products, in managing large sales forces and advertising campaigns, and in reaching new markets through international marketing. The world of the Internet has opened new opportunities for marketing specialists, who are needed by firms of all sizes throughout the country and the world.
Emphasis in Finance
Finance is closely related to accounting, in that it analyzes financial statements that have been prepared by accountants. It is also related to economics, since finance experts must try to anticipate the effects of changes in the larger economy on firms and individuals. Some experts in finance may work for large and small firms to help them evaluate the financial wisdom of new investments, and to discover the best way to raise funds for new investments. Others in the field of finance serve as stock brokers or investment advisors, or work in the banking industry. Some work as Investment Bankers, who help firms to sell new stock or bond issues to investors and lenders. Still others work for governments at all levels to help governments manage their budgets and plan for future expenditures. Some finance experts form their own firms to act as consultants, either to other business firms, or to individuals who need advice in money management and retirement planning.
Emphasis in International Business
The emphasis in International Business allows students to explore the international aspects of business through specialized courses in international management, international marketing, international finance, and international economics. Since we are entering the global economy, those with a sound understanding of the international dimensions of business will be in special demand in the future.
Emphasis in Management Information Systems
This emphasis is of special interest to students who are interested in computers and their application to business. The demand for people who can use computers to manage the data of organizations is rapidly increasing.
Emphasis in General Business
For students who want to design their own emphasis by selecting a mix of elective courses that suit their own career plans, the College offers an emphasis in General Business. Through a combination of a solid liberal arts education and a focused degree in business, Regis Business graduates are poised to enter the world of business organizations ready to demonstrate excellence in both their levels of competence, and the ethical dimensions of their decisions and their actions.