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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

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. Free electives allow you to take courses in any of the nine RIT colleges and explore programs and activities that allow you to customize your education to achieve your career goals.

Undergraduate Majors

Eleven business majors and minors, plus a Business Exploration option, are available to provide the skills and ability for graduates to differentiate themselves successfully within a crowded job market. 

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.

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 enviroment.

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.

Solutions for business-consumer relationships

Gain a solid understanding of business activities in the marketing program at Saunders.

New Media Marketing
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.

Undergraduate Minors

A minor may be related to and complement a your major, or it may be in a completely different academic/professional area of your interest. Minors and immersions are available at all nine RIT colleges and are designed to offer integrative learning and interdisciplinary experiences so you can pursue interests outside of business.

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

Explore the impact of new technologies on business practice, products, and services.

A cross-disciplinary approach

Acquire the necessary learning, experiences and skills to start and operate new ventures and organizations.

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.