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Saunders Undergraduate Programs

Welcome to Saunders College of Business Undergraduate Programs at Rochester Institute of Technology. Our programs feature an applied focus delivering real-world experiences in the classroom, on campus, and beyond. Experiential learning and cooperative education are formally integrated into the curriculum. Employers value this approach as evidenced by our high outcomes rate. Our graduates help them excel, delivering immediate and enduring contributions DAY ONE, in many cases even before they graduate.

Saunders College of Business provides different academic options for leading business training and career development, and is accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB), the premier accreditation organization for business schools. In-demand majors, as well as double majors, minors and immersions, give students unique opportunities to develop depth-of-field and complementary business practice to provide immediate value to any organization.

Make it your own

Saunders College and RIT offer countless opportunities for discovery, no matter what your interests. Explore the programs and activities that allow you to customize your education to achieve your career goals.

Saunders Business: The RIT Difference 

Make it your degree 
Free electives allow you to take courses in any of the nine RIT colleges. Explore your passions and increase your skill set.

Business majors and minors
Eleven business majors and minors, plus a Business Exploration option, are available to provide you the skills and competencies you need. Click on those listed below to learn more.

Undergraduate Majors & Minors

Accounting #

Accounting is the backbone of business
Saunders' accounting program focuses on the critical technical and professional skills you need to succeed in any industry

Finance

The world’s financial markets are globally integrated
Become a practitioner – experienced in budgeting, financing, investments, and valuation

International Business

All business is global business
Develop the skills to adapt business strategies for a global business environment

Management

Good managers are hard to find
Gain the critical competencies and interpersonal skills to be a successful manager

Management Information Systems

Leveraging people, technology and processes to improve and transform business operations
MIS emphasizes strategic-decision making to help businesses operate effectively and efficiently

Marketing

Solutions for business-consumer relationships
Gain a solid understanding of business activities in the Marketing program at Saunders

New Media Marketing (major only)

Become a digital strategist
Armed with industry-desired social media and analytic solutions

Supply Chain Management

Where Business meets Engineering
Managing the flow of goods and services around the world

Business Administration *

Enter the world of business
Gain an understanding of business principles and a substantial skill set, ideal for any non-business student to begin a career

Digital Business *

Technology – Business – Opportunity
The impact of new technologies on business practice, products and services

Entrepreneurship *

A cross-disciplinary approach
Acquire the necessary learning, experiences and skills to start and operate new ventures and organizations

RIT minors and immersions
Minors and immersions are available in all nine RIT colleges. Designed to offer integrative learning and interdisciplinary experiences, you can pursue interests outside of business.

Nationally ranked cooperative education
One of the oldest and largest cooperative education programs, you will have full-time, real-world working experience before you graduate.

Discovery: Business Exploration and Year-One
If you have an interest in business but are unsure which major to choose, Business Exploration and The Freshman Experience: Biz 1+2 provide a foundation for all business students. Take your time while you identify the major you wish to pursue.