Founded as a business school in 1866, Davenport University and its Donald W. Maine College of Business continues to produce outstanding business leaders. The Business degree prepares you for business-focused careers in the private, nonprofit and government sectors. Our program provides the necessary foundational skills accounting, finance, human resources and business strategy with customized emphases in such areas as entrepreneurship, international business and operations management. Many students in this program come to us with prior credits from community college, or through a prior learning assessment of your military service or professional experience conducted by Davenport. We accept up to 21 credits of open electives.
The Business degree prepares students to enter either the business or government sectors as general managers. Presented with learning opportunities ranging from lecture and textbook study to case analysis and business simulations, students are grounded in the fundamentals of business, with emphasis on critical thinking and problem solving. The substantial number of elective courses allows students to tailor this degree program to individual career objectives.