Elective Options

While we do not officially designate or include "majors," we encourage selection of elective courses that will help students develop a broad understanding of business while focusing on the industry-specific course work which best matches career goals.  Use the links in this section to explore some of the elective options available.
  • Academic Departments: View Academic Department presentations on elective offerings for MBAs and BBAs, or link to course information provided by the Academic Departments.
     
  • Course Descriptions: Descriptions for elective and core courses by term, department, and/or program.  Includes links to Non-Business School Graduate Courses at U-M Ann Arbor (for MBA students) and Nonprofit and Public Management Center Courses.
     
  • Career Path Resources: Read career path overviews to discover which career path you're interested in and what skills and knowledge are important to that particular path.
     
  • Course Evaluations:  Evaluations of Ross School of Business classes, searchable by term, department, course number, program, instructor.
     
  • Kresge Course Syllabi Archive: A database of archived syllabi from Ross School of Business classes.
     
  • Independent or Group Study Projects: Undergraduate or Graduate study projects for course credit.
     
  • Dual Degrees & Special Programs:  Dual degrees, Washington Campus, Study Abroad, and more.
     
  • Foreign Language Study: MBA degree credit for undergraduate foreign language courses, BBA foreign language distribution requirement info.