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Business Undeclared

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Open the door to business opportunities. 

The business undeclared major will introduce you to the world of business.

By providing you with access to the Lerner College of Business and Economics’ resources, high-tech facilities and award-winning faculty, the business undeclared major allows you to explore a wide variety of options and decide which field of business study matches best with your career aspirations.

At the Lerner College, you’ll find hands-on learning opportunities in class and in our learning labs, like Vita Nova, our student-operated fine dining restaurant, and our Courtyard Newark at the University of Delaware hotel. You’ll find internships with top firms, a Wall Street trading center and more than 100 study abroad course options.

You’ll find engaging student groups, like the student-managed $2 million dollar Blue Hen Investment Fund. You’ll find a Career Services team that will help prepare you to find the career of your dreams. And you’ll find renowned faculty who are passionate about their research and the success of Lerner students.


  • Accounting & Management Information Systems (MIS)
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Sport, Operations and Hospitality Business Management


  • Accountant
  • Advertising executive
  • Business owner
  • Economist
  • Event planner
  • Financial analyst
  • Food and beverage manager
  • Global supply chain specialist
  • Sales consultant  

What’s special about this program?

As a high school senior, you may be unsure of what business major is right for you. For students like you, we offer the business undeclared major.

Lerner’s introductory courses in numerous business fields, like our first semester Basics of Business course, will help you to discover which areas of business inspire, interest and motivate you. These courses combined with numerous hands-on learning opportunities will help you to find your passion and master the skills you need to become a leader in your field.

By your sophomore year, you’ll be ready to choose the major(s) and minor(s) that are best for you. Perhaps this is why 30 percent of students in the Lerner College enroll in the college as business undeclared majors.

Get Involved

Accounting Students Association

Alpha Kappa Psi

Blue Hen Marketing Club

Blue Hen Economics Club

Blue Hen Investment Club

Club Managers Association of America (CMAA)

Delta Sigma Pi

Entrepreneurship Club

Financial Management Association

Lerner College Student Advisory Board

Women in Business

Sample curriculum




Calculus I



Basics of Business



First-Year Writing


ECON 103




General Psychology



History & Cultural Change Breadth



Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology Breadth



Creative Arts & Humanities Breadth



Accounting I



Basic Statistical Practice



Business Computing



Accounting II



Fundamentals of Business Analytics



Business Information Systems



Oral Communication in Business



History & Cultural Change Breadth



Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology Breadth



Creative Arts & Humanities Breadth


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This major is eligible for the following programs:


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