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Undergraduate Programs

For undergraduate students who are future leaders and innovators eager to discover the fundamentals of business and change the world.
Undergraduate Business Major

Business Major

Looking for a robust foundation in leadership and business fundamentals, including finance, economics, accounting, marketing and communications along with additional advanced courses to earn a concentration in finance and management? Then the undergraduate business major is for you. 

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Business Minor

By offering the opportunity to complement your major field of study, the undergraduate business minor helps you develop a critical understanding of business concepts, decision-making frameworks and practical skills in communications, teamwork and organizational effectiveness.

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Entrepreneurship Minor

The Entrepreneurship minor, a joint offering with the George R. Brown School of Engineering, provides Rice students with a pathway to pursue rigorous and interdisciplinary study in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship. The minor is administered by the Liu Idea Lab for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

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MBA Deferred Enrollment

Secure your spot at a top-ranked Full-Time MBA program in the most diverse city in the U.S. before you graduate from college. International students and all majors are welcome to apply.

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Rice Business Wisdom features faculty research applied in the classroom.

Marketing | Peer-Reviewed Research
New research offers actionable insights for boosting "likes" on sponsored posts.

Based on research by Jaeyeon (Jae) Chung and Ajay Kalra

Organizational Behavior | Peer-Reviewed Research
Product reviewers face a conundrum: They need peers and audiences to see them as credible. However, pursuing credibility may compromise the objectivity of their evaluations.

Based on research by Minjae Kim

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Finance | Peer-Reviewed Research
How federal monetary policy can influence equity (and inequity) in home buying.

Based on research by David Zhang