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The Scarborough School of Business and Communication educates and challenges students to become leaders and innovators who create value for themselves, their profession, and their community. We accomplish this through interdisciplinary learning and real world experiences that develop the higher order skills today’s employers are seeking.
Are you interested in training for an accounting career while learning to contribute to the world in a meaningful way? Explore the popular, career-focused Accounting and Financial Management major, which prepares you to become an ethically grounded and socially responsible financial professional. Learn the universal language of numbers.
At Hiram, students learn that clear and concise communication is essential to building and maintaining relationships. As the foundation of all professional and personal relationships, communication conveys ideas, builds discourse between cultures, and markets goods and services to the public.
If you are looking for an intellectually stimulating and financially rewarding career, you should consider economics. Economics can help us understand some of the following questions:
● Why do women earn less than men?
● Why is water (which is essential for life) cheaper than diamonds?
● Why are some countries rich while other countries are poor?
● Why do voters elect politicians who choose bad policies?
● Why is health care so expensive?
Economics is a study of human behavior. It helps us understand the forces which drive the interactions between individuals, firms, politicians and countries. It not only helps to evaluate the real impact of public policies, but also make better decisions in our professional and personal life.
Do you want to use your time in college to learn the skills it takes to build a business from the ground up? As the most popular minor on campus, you can pair this program with the major of your choice. Learn the creative skills it takes to start your business in the new liberal arts setting.
Managers often work in very complex organizational structures. They have to be focused not only on employees and customers, but with the social, economic, political, and technological aspects of their environment. Each managerial position is unique, but all have a specific need and focus within an organization. Hiram’s Management major, grounded in the liberal arts, prepares students for these unique challenges and for opportunities to lead in their communities.
Looking for a future career in marketing? Or, maybe you’re interested in advertising and product development? For-profit or not-for-profit sector? Wherever your career takes you, Hiram’s Bachelor of Arts in Marketing will provide you with a quality education proven to be essential for your future success and leadership in a complex and rapidly changing world. In your classes, you’ll examine topics like marketing strategy, consumer behavior, marketing planning – pricing, promotion, and distribution, E-commerce, and international marketing. Additionally, you’ll engage in research and internships, have access to study away opportunities, and participate in service activities that build not just an impressive transcript but also a highly competitive resume.
Join the rapidly growing sport, leisure, and recreation industry. Organized sports now serve nearly every age and demographic group. In the new sport management program,students prepare to enter the industry by investigating marketing, organizational behavior, legal and ethical perspectives, finance, facility management, and more, while also engaging in experiential, real-world learning opportunities.
Hiram College believes passionately in the tradition of liberal arts education. At the same time, Hiram believes students in today's increasingly competitive world also need skills that lead directly to success in their chosen professions and personal development.