Economics

Students pursuing a major in economics will be equipped with problem-solving and data-gathering skills to make informed decisions in a variety of settings. Real-world experience through two required internships allow you to apply theoretical concepts from class, providing you with a deeper understanding of material and a working knowledge of financial institutions and markets. With a focus on understanding public policy and individual decision making, you will be equipped with skills to think critically and to rise to challenges in business, government, nonprofit sectors, and more.

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Business Law

Butler’s Business Law minor will give you basic law vocabulary and foundational theory through introductory accounting and economics courses. Our minor provides an introduction to ethical and legal issues that surround business activities and transactions, preparing you for the real world landscape you’ll enter into after graduation.

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Business

Students pursuing a general Business minor will take courses that expand their understanding of business basics. The business minor will introduce you to the language and tools of business through accounting, economics, information management, and business statistics. You can then choose courses to gain a deeper knowledge of business disciplines such as finance, operations management, or marketing.

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Accounting

Through practical, hands-on experience, the Accounting program will prepare you for a successful career in corporate or public accounting. It also provides the foundation to thrive in any business environment. All students will complete at least two internships with leading accounting firms and corporations, developing significant work experience and professional connections long before graduation. You can also choose from flexible 4-or-5-year programs that qualify students to sit for the CPA Exam, and have the opportunity to earn both an Accounting undergraduate degree along with a Master’s in Public Accounting degree in four or five years.

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Arts Administration

Whether it’s through marketing, programming, ticket sales, or fundraising, arts administrators provide the crucial infrastructure necessary to bring the arts to the public. One of the oldest and most comprehensive undergraduate programs in the nation, Butler’s Arts Administration program combines in-depth study of a chosen art form along with classes in business, non-profit management, and communication to prepare graduates for the many varied opportunities in a career advocating for the arts. You can choose from concentrations in Art, Art History, General, Music, or Theatre. You will also complete at least one required internship in addition to volunteer experience in the arts world.

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Healthcare and Business

This unique program will prepare you with an uncommon skill set, combining Butler’s liberal arts core with basic sciences, healthcare, and business courses. Graduates of the program have a range of options, including clinical graduate programs, pursuing an MBA, or heading straight for a job in the healthcare industry. Through a dynamic curriculum that brings together deep knowledge and varying perspectives, you’ll learn all sides of the healthcare industry including the roles of health providers, insurers, and administrators.

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