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Areas of Study

Ten Concentrations to Choose From

Throughout your Stern education, you will integrate top-rated business coursework with liberal arts classes to complete an academic program that will prepare you to succeed in today’s fast-paced business world. During your first few years at Stern, you will sample each area of business study while completing your core classes. The insights gained and preferences discovered while completing your foundation coursework will serve as a guide as you choose a concentration. The Undergraduate College Business degree offers ten different areas of specialized study.
  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Global Business (co-concentration only)
  • Information Systems
  • Management and Organizations
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Statistics 


In addition to the valuable skills and knowledge you will gain through your business education, your liberal arts coursework will be instrumental in preparing you for your professional lives. By taking courses in a wide range of disciplines, you add to the breadth of your education and cultivate your oral and written communication as well as your critical and analytical thinking skills. This broad education will facilitate your development into a well-rounded individual with the skills, expertise and intellectual sophistication needed to advance in today’s global business environment.

As a Stern student in the Business degree, you not only have the opportunity to choose electives in the arts and sciences, but we strongly encourage you to consider a minor in the College of Arts and Science, Tisch School of the Arts, Wagner School of Public Service, or Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. You may choose from a broad range of disciplines that will enhance your academic experience and professional development. You may also have the opportunity to do a major at the College of Arts and Science.