The interdisciplinary study of entrepreneurship allows students to customize the minor due to the flexibility of the electives and the experiential learning opportunities offered, such as a business plan practicums or internships. Hiram College has more than 40 entrepreneurship classes spanning multiple academic areas.
Student have excellent opportunities to be immersed in entrepreneurship through the many activities offered by the Center for Integrated Entrepreneurship such as Fireside Chats, Ideablitz and Immersion Week. Students can also opt to live with other like-minded students in East Hall, a suite-style entrepreneurial residential learning community, and can also help to run on-campus businesses such as the Terrier Trader.
One of Hiram's most popular majors, the accounting program prepares students to be ethically grounded, socially responsible men and women. Not only do our students learn to be great in their chosen profession, but they also contribute to the world in a meaningful way.
Good communication is a key component to all business and personal relationships, and a communication degree helps students learn to effectively convey information, both verbally and in writing. At Hiram, students learn that clear and concise
communication is essential to building and maintaining internal and external relationships, conveying ideas, building discourse between cultures and marketing goods and services to the public.
The economics major is s 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.