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BS in Business Management: Specializations

Students have the opportunity to specialize in one of four business areas: accounting, finance, operations management, or marketing.  Please use this form to declare your specialization. Learn more about each specialization here.

Do you have questions about the College of Business specializations and the process to declare one?  Check out our Frequently Asked Questions regarding specializations.


Students who specialize in accounting will typically have the following attributes: Strong analytical & quantitative skills, organized & structured, ability to multi-task, client-oriented. Career areas include staff accountancy, general ledger management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, internal audit, tax examination, and revenue officer (IRS), just to name a few.


Students who specialize in finance will typically have the following attributes: Strong quantitative, communication, and problem-solving skills. Career areas include stock broker, financial analyst, currency trader, mutual fund administrator, investment banker, commercial banking, portfolio analyst, corporate finance, financial planning, insurance, money management, and real estate, just to name a few.

Operations Management

Students who specialize in operations will typically have the following attributes: Strong analytical skills, efficient goal-oriented, logical, detail-oriented, enjoys management, strong quantitative skills. Career areas include manufacturing, banking & financial operations, business systems analysis, logistics, and retail management, buying & planning, just to name a few.


Students who specialize in marketing will typically have the following attributes: Good verbal and written skills, creativity, ability to handle ambiguity, strong analytical skills, people skills. Career areas include marketing management, public relations, distribution, sales, promotion, product management, new product development, business development, and marketing research, just to name a few.