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General Business

Our General Business graduates are able to motivate, lead, and inspire employees toward achieving organizational goals.

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General Business Programs

bachelors

General Business

Learn the basic fundamentals to gain an overall understanding of business and how organizations – large and small – operate, so that you can enter corporate management training programs or apply your skills to a variety of industries.

minor

General Business Minor

Pick up a General Business minor to gain a strong understanding of business and how organizations – large and small – operate, before you enter into your career.

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Online General Business

Learn the basic fundamentals to gain an overall understanding of business and how organizations – large and small – operate, so that you can enter corporate management training programs or apply your skills to a variety of industries.

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Rebel Smith Ed.D.

Rebel Smith Ed.D.

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Related Minors

In the general business major, you can also add one of the many business minors to further specialize your degrees, as long as no more than six credit hours overlap between the major and minor requirements.

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Careers

With a general business degree, you can take a position in areas such as government, real estate and business services, such as sales, project management, business analysis and management.

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Faculty and Student Spotlights

  • Isaiah Perry

    I love that there is so much opportunity at this school, many different things to do and chances to meet new friends. There are many potential employers as well. Also, teachers here are nice!

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  • Britney Anglin

    Anglin is a junior economics major and political science minor from Pittsburgh, PA. She is involved in the WVU CEO Club, Career readiness program, Students of Color in Business, and is a Chambers Ambassador.

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  • Liz Sexton

    There are opportunities to fit all interests and personalities through West Virginia University. Between student organizations, research, and community service, there are avenues to form meaningful relationships with fellow students and faculty members.

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  • Ryan Ratcliff

    As a native West Virginian I’m proud that this school is here and the talent that it produces. I know this derives from the incredible faculty that is here.

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General Business News and Events

Research and Other Departmental News

BPC Spotlight: Keegan Mueller and Kadee Mueller

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Chambers College retention efforts increase undergraduate enrollment as universities face declining applications

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Beloved accounting professor Robert Maust passes away Monday

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Online graduate programs ranked by U.S. News & World Report

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John Chambers returns to his alma mater

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WV Business Hall of Fame nominations open until November 30

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