Lerner Majors Explained


In this video, University of Delaware students in the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics share brief overviews of each of the 16 majors offered by Lerner. Which one will you choose?


Operations management: Lerner’s operations management major will teach you all the day-to-day logistics, how to make sure everything’s profitable, how to make sure everything’s working together …

Economics: … Develop critical thinking skills to analyze decision making and interactions ranging from person-to-person to between entire countries.

Accounting: It gives you the keys to help run a successful business by giving you the skillset to create, analyze and communicate.

Finance: You’ll be able to learn how to understand a financial model, you’ll be able to learn how to read financial statements, income statements, balance sheets … how to model a company to really see and understand what goes into making a company.

Entrepreneurship: … All about turning your passion into energy and really learning how to adapt and thrive amidst rapid change.

Financial planning and wealth management: … About learning how to construct cohesive financial strategies through both hands-on and classroom experience working with complex topics.

International business studies: … Manage the operation of a business that operates on a global scale so they understand how international trade and culture play into a business’s day-to-day operations.

Hospitality and event experience management: Not only will you get to take three food labs at our on-campus restaurant known as Vita Nova, but you’ll also get to be a part of our lodging module which is all about hotel management.

Management information systems: This major is the perfect combination between business and technology. Students in this major learn about various different programs and also how to analyze the data within these programs.

Sport management: It’s a combination of finance, marketing, entrepreneurship and other business aspects to create exceptional management for exceptional teams.

Marketing: … Knowing your consumer and also knowing your product or service that you’re trying to sell. And it’s all about figuring out how those two can intersect.

Business analytics: This major allows you to analyze and aggregate large amounts of data to get a competitive advantage in the business world. This major even allows you to choose a specific area of concentration to decide what is most interesting to you.

Management: My major taught me not only management skills, but life skills.

Global enterprise management: This major is super customizable. You study globalization, and then you design the program that best fits your interest, like marketing, data analytics and so much more.

Hospitality industry management: … Creates an environment essential for success in the industry. It also gives students opportunities to work within an operation and put that knowledge to the test.

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