A major in business ensures a dynamic, career-oriented academic experience that prepares you for a diverse set of roles in any business or organization, from management or operations, to marketing or human finance. As a Randolph-Macon business student, you learn to think critically and solve programs in small classes that encourage experiential learning and lots of peer interaction.
Business students at RMC tap our network of business leaders for internships across the spectrum of industry and corporate life. Whether paid or for academic credit, this critical in-person learning opportunity is highly-encouraged for good reason: scores of graduates say it was essential to helping them align their career search to their personal goals, make connections with business professionals, learn leadership skills and take initiative. Recent business majors secured internships at:
- INDEVCO North America
- Strickler Medical
- Harvey & Driggs, PLS
- Key Independent Development Services
- TYL Restoration & Remodeling
- Dominion Energy
advising and mentorship
With class sizes of 30 or less students, Randolph-Macon business faculty provide one-on-support as you pursue your business degree. Faculty – never TAs – teach each and every class, as well as advise, mentor and guide majors and minors through the program for a highly personalized and supportive learning experience.
RMC business majors are immersed in the culture of Great Britain while also learning about the country’s influence on the industrial revolution and the development of the accounting profession in The Industrial Revolution and Early Management in Great Britain (BUSN 390) and International Accounting (ACCT 481) travel courses. Taken together, these immersive courses provided business and accounting majors the opportunity to learn about consequences of the industrial revolution in Great Britain from economic, sociocultural and technological perspectives while in residence at Wroxton College.
#1most popular college major in the nation
4additional courses needed to add a minor in accounting or economics
Learn how the concepts of economics, marketing, finance, management theory, and the behavioral and social sciences apply to real-world situations within an organization. Analyze how these factors affect company strategic planning and policy-making.
Study the principles of corporation finance by analyzing the acquisition of funds from alternative sources and the allocation of those funds within an enterprise. Learn about taxation; financial analysis and planning; working-capital management; capital budgeting and capital structure; financial instruments; and markets.
Learn the essential steps in consumer decision making in the marketplace including the internal, external, and situational influences on consumer behavior. Examine the relationship of selected economic, psychological, and sociological theories of behavior to the development of marketing strategy.
Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society
for students in business, management, and administration
Phi Beta Lambda
Student professional organization
Ashton Liesfeld ’21
SBK Financial, Inc.
“Randolph-Macon has prepared me for my career journey by always pushing me to be my best. One of my business professors helped me find an internship which helped lead me to the job that I have now. Another professor held a class called “Tax Accounting,” which has been thoroughly beneficial for tax season. Without the professors of RMC, I would not be the person that I am today, nor have the career that I love.”
Corey Schultz ’03
Schultz Lawnscapes, Inc.
Sue Draney Schick ’84
President and Chief Revenue Officer
Cydnie Brown ’20
Learning Specialist/Athletic Counselor
University of Maryland
Nia Banks ’21
Vallit Advisors, LLC
Korey Turner ’20
Sr. Investment Analyst
Virginia Retirement System
Jake Leddy ’12
Senior Portfolio Manager
Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Wealth Management
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