Our Business Essentials faculty are passionate about helping undergraduate business students explore their interests, build essential knowledge, and prepare for success in their majors.

We're here to help you become an EPIC business student.

Studio BE

Conveniently located in Snead Hall B1212, Studio BE offers on the spot solutions for business students to develop professional presence and polish. Our business student coaches are trained by Business Essentials faculty.

Presentation Coach

Work one-on-one with an experienced peer coach to nail your next presentation! Get 20 minutes of personalized coaching as you develop and polish your content and visuals. Coaches can help you overcome presentation anxiety, design effective slides, speak with authority and more. Come back as often as you like.

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Presentation Rehearsal

Rehearse your presentation in front of a LIVE (but small) audience. It’s just 30 minutes and everyone helps everyone else step up their game. Great whether you’re prepping for course, a competition or a business pitch.

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Writing Coach

Get one-on-one help from a peer who knows what works. From choosing a topic to perfecting your final draft, an experienced business major will guide you to success, 30 minutes at a time. Visit as often as you like.

  • Decoding what your professor expects
  • Choosing and refining your topic 
  • Locating information/conducting research 
  • Strengthening your draft and organizing your thoughts 
  • Implementing professor feedback
  • Identifying grammar and mechanics issues that can cost you your grade

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Business Essentials Courses

Business Essentials faculty teach courses that help all business majors develop core business and professional skills that are critical to your success as a student and beyond. Business Essentials courses introduce our EPIC approach and are part of the shared undergraduate business curriculum.

  • Foundations of Business (BUSN 201)
  • Winning Presentations (BUSN 225)
  • Organizational Communication (BUSN 325)
  • Mathematical Applications for Business (SCMA/BUSN 171)
  • Differential Calculus and Optimization for Business (SCMA/BUSN 212)
  • Legal Environment of Business (BUSN 323)
  • Intercultural Communication (BUSN 329)