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A versatile, customizable business degree with long-term career impact

Leverage one of the most flexible, versatile and professionally applicable majors for your long-term career success. The UNC Kenan-Flagler business major gives you the core skills, academic customization and advising support you need to drive your career from the moment you graduate. You master business essentials while exploring everything the field has to offer through a variety of electives and optional areas of emphasis. A UNC Kenan-Flagler business degree lays the foundation for your success — wherever your career may lead.

Learn business your way.

Whether you have a defined career goal or are looking for a degree that will support your advancement in a range of professions, the business major gives you the essential skills you need to succeed. Our expert academic advising will help you select the right courses for your interests and objectives.

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Cutting-edge coursework — Tailored to your goals

Master core business skills while gaining fluency with emerging and high-impact trends in domestic and global business. Choose from an ever-evolving array of electives that provide necessary competencies and align with your goals and interests. The business major is about preparing you for whatever career you want.

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Rigorous coursework — Manageable requirements

We designed our coursework to deliver the knowledge and skills you need to succeed, while allowing enough space for you to pursue your other academic interests. With 60% of our business majors being double-majors/minors, UPB provides you with the flexibility to explore all that UNC has to offer.

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Undergraduate Business major requirements

Prior to admission to the business major, you will work on completing general education requirements, which apply to all UNC students, and prerequisites for admission to the major, many of which satisfy general education requirements.

Areas of emphasis

Although not required, you may choose to complete up to two areas of emphasis (AOE) as part of your major electives. AOEs give you the opportunity to customize your major based on your interests and desired career trajectory. All AOEs are 9 credits. You also can work with our academic advisors to design your own plan of study so you can focus on the specific skills, content areas and themes that interest you.

Are you ready?

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Become an Undergraduate Business student

If you are a current UNC student who is ready to pursue a business degree, your next step is to learn about the application and admission process.

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Become a UNC student

If you are not yet a UNC student, your first step to joining the Undergraduate Business Program is to apply to Carolina.

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