Bachelor of Business Administration in General Business

Growing today's students into future leaders.

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“​​My favorite thing about being a part of the business school is the helpful advisors and professors. Someone is always in my corner to assist, motivate, and inspire me.” 

Finley Rock

B.B.A. General Business

About This Program

You need options. That’s where the general business major comes in handy. Considering law school or medical school? The Ole Miss general business program will provide you with the fundamental skills to pursue a business-related career or pursue your passions in other fields of study. The program allows flexibility to pursue an optional minor or courses toward an outside area of interest.

Why Ole Miss?

You have a passion, but you want to give yourself options. The General Business program empowers students to blaze an academic path tailored to their interests. It provides you with the fundamental skills to pursue your passion, as a doctor or artist for example, while still preparing you for a business-related career. The program produces creative problem solvers and graduates who easily adapt to the dynamic needs of our global society.

What will you learn?

What do you want to learn? The General Business curriculum includes the core business subjects, an internship or study abroad opportunity, and a minor from another discipline outside the business school. This gives you the flexibility to define yourself according to your vision of the future while grounding you in global business knowledge usable in any future you choose.

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    Program Information

    Program Type



    Area of Study

    Business and Accountancy


    4 years


    B.B.A. in General Business

    Program Location



    General Business

    Required Credit Hours

    120 Hours

    Build your career in one of these professions

    • Business Management
    • Healthcare Administration
    • Law
    • Small Business Founder

    Minor in General Business

    Earning a business minor can enhance your career prospects by providing you with valuable skills, making you a more well-rounded and competitive candidate in today's diverse job market.

    Students from other schools/colleges at the University of Mississippi can earn a General Business minor by completing the following courses:

    • ACCY 201 – Introduction to Accounting Principles I OR ACCY 202 – Introduction to Accounting Principles II
    • ECON 202 – Principles of Microeconomics OR ECON 203 – Principles of Macroeconomics

    and choose four courses from the following:

    • GB 310- Information Technology in Business
    • GB 320- Essentials of Supply Chain Management
    • GB 330- Essentials of Finance
    • GB 350 – Essentials of Marketing
    • GB 370 – Entrepreneurship and Management

    Students must complete at least 6 hours of minor courses in residence at the University of Mississippi and have a 2.0 or higher GPA in the minor requirements.

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    Community Involved

    Finley Rock is a junior from Rockford, Illinois, majoring in General Business with a minor in Chemistry, Biology, and Entrepreneurship. In addition, she is a part of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College.She is an ambassador for the School of Business, a member of the Alpha Delta Pi Sorority, and Vice President of Beta Beta Beta, which is the biology honors society. 

    Finley Rock

    Undergraduate General Business Major

    Next Steps

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    Are you ready to take the next step toward building your legacy?