Overview

Fairmont State students who choose a General Business path are given fundamental lessons to serve them in the business world.  The General Business concentration is flexible.  That flexibility allows students to tailor their programs to specific interests.

A sample of courses includes:

  • Business mathematics
  • Corporate communications
  • Enterprise development
  • Women and work
  • Business law
  • Employment law

The General Business curriculum is designed to give students a fundamental understanding of the substance and context of business in a highly competitive and dynamic environment.

Career Opportunities

Business minded people who have a General Business degree often find it easier to enter their field of choice and earn promotion.  General Business degree graduates are often less limited in the careers they seek after college.  For instance, they become employees at or with:

  • Insurance companies
  • Banks
  • Retail businesses
  • Personnel and human resource departments
  • Government services
  • Entrepreneurs
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