Bachelor of Science in General Business

A depth and breadth of business knowledge.

With a degree in general business, you will receive a comprehensive understanding of all facets of the business world. The BS General Business is our most flexible degree option. Choose from a range of customizations and electives to create the program that will help you meet your professional goals. 

What You'll Learn

This 120-hour program has it all. You will gain a broad understanding of essential business concepts through the core curriculum. Then, take a deep dive into the areas that interest you most with optional electives.

All students will gain valuable insight and basic knowledge in these key areas:

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Information systems & decision sciences
  • Management
  • Marketing

Customized Coursework That Fits Your Career Goals

General business majors can choose a concentration to align their coursework with their interests and career goals. Student can concentrate in business analytics, digital marketing, human resource management, or information technology management. 

Career Path

Earning a degree in General Business leads to versatile career options. Because general business students take a broad range of subjects, they graduate ready for positions in many professions. A general business degree opens the door to many different opportunities if you aren’t sure exactly where you want your career to take you. 

COMPANIES THAT EMPLOY LSU GENERAL BUSINESS GRADUATES:

Apple

 

IBM

Shell

Disney

$76,570

Median Salary for Business and Financial Occupations

- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2021)

8%

Employment Growth Outlook for Business and Financial Occupations

- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2020-30)

 

Contact Us

Office of Business Student Success
2000 Business Education Complex
225-578-3211
advisor@lsu.edu 

General Business Advisors

Last names A–F:
Catherine Newcomb

Last names G–L:
Kevin Simmons

Last names M–Z:
Mary Kay Tessier