Major in Business at Wake Forest University

In today’s fiercely competitive marketplace, you need more than just a degree. Employers are looking for students that can stand out from the crowd and contribute from day one. You’ll gain that competitive edge at the Wake Forest University School of Business. As an undergraduate business school student, you’ll be exposed to a world of opportunity that will give you the chance to develop the skills and experience that employers are seeking. With classes and activities in the inspiring new Farrell Hall, you’ll benefit from team-based learning, professional development, hands-on experience, leadership opportunities and study abroad programs. You’ll also receive personal attention and access to some of the best business minds in the country–our faculty and alumni. You will leave the School of Business armed with the practical experience and the business acumen to set you apart from the competition.

The Wake Forest University School of Business offers a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree program for undergraduates.

  1. Accountancy (ACC) – Prepares students for careers in accounting and consulting firms, investment banks, and other institutions. Provides a foundation for the Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) degree if accepted into the MSA program during junior year.
  2. Business and Enterprise Management (BEM) – Preserves a general business curriculum while allowing students to gain greater depth in a number of specialty areas. Emphasizes development of strong leadership and critical thinking skills, enabling students to pursue management careers in a wide range of fields.
  3. Finance (FIN) – Prepares students for careers in financial services, including investment and commercial banking and financial consulting.
  4. Mathematical Business (MBU) – Prepares students for careers that require advanced quantitative approaches to solving business problems. This major is offered in conjunction with the Department of Mathematics.



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Undergrad Program Leadership

Pat H. Dickson
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs; Associate Professor

390 Farrell Hall
Phone: 336.758.4629
Email: dicksoph@wfu.edu

“The BS Degree in Business at Wake Forest is designed to help you refine your goals and build the skills, knowledge and character needed to achieve them. As one of the most highly ranked programs in the U.S., our curriculum is rigorous and our expectations are high. Together we can help you take the critical first steps in achieving your goals.”


Betsy Hoppe
Executive Director, Undergraduate Programs; Lecturer

115 Farrell Hall
Phone: 336.758.4459
Email: hoppe@wfu.edu

“Working with our undergraduate students makes every day interesting. When prospective students visit, they can sense the personal attention available to members of this community. This particular aspect of Wake Forest really sets us apart from other universities. Both faculty and staff are drawn to this place because we value and enjoy our students.”