The accounting curriculum, embedded in the liberal arts, focuses on developing students’ analytical, critical thinking and communication skills and emphasizes the integration of theory and its practical application. Students are strongly encouraged to extend their learning beyond the classroom setting through course projects in the field, internships and study abroad.
Our graduates serve in leadership positions in for profit and not for profit settings, including a wide range of industry, financial, governmental and healthcare organizations. Our alumni have pursued a variety of graduate programs, including accounting and finance, business, international management, public policy and law to name a few.
The economics major is a sought-after area of study for students who want to develop critical thinking skills through the study of economic theory and its application to important issues such as unemployment, inflation, taxation, economic development, international trade and economic inequality. Our curriculum, embedded in the liberal arts, focuses on developing students' analytical, critical thinking and communication skills and emphasizes the integration of theory and its practical application.
Hiram students are accustomed to taking charge, running projects and events, and making adjustments or changes as needed. They are quick thinkers and and want to contribute to our global society in meaningful ways through their professional and personal lives. The management major is a good match for many students, as it is designed for students who expect to hold managerial positions in large or small organizations.
Hiram students are focused, bold and idea-driven. They fiercely pursue their passions for study and life, and often with an entrepreneurial pursuit in mind. In that same spirit, Hiram has purposely designed the entrepreneurship minor to pair with any major offered. It’s no wonder that entrepreneurship is the most popular minor on campus!