Departments & Undergraduate Majors

Accounting

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School of Accounting degree programs are designed to put you on a successful path to a solid and active accounting career. If you are interested in becoming a certified public accountant, tax accountant, general accountant, internal auditor or related position, take a look around and see how our top quality education programs can help you find the accountant within.

Accounting Major 

Accounting Minor 

Accounting Major Guide

Accounting Career Guide

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Economics

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Economics is all around you. The Economics degree programs can help you understand the impacts and driving forces behind local and global economies, letting you play an important role in how the world works. Our bachelor programs offer general emphasis in economics, or choose a more specialized path in Real Estate or Business Administration. Degrees in Economics are offered as Bachelor's of Business Administration (BBA) or Bachelor's of Arts/Science (B.A/B.S.). Please review the major guides below for their different requirements. 

Economics Major 

Economics Minor 

Economics Major Guide, BBA 

Economics Major Guide, BA/BS

Economics Career Guide

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Finance

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Companies and organizations around the globe need competent, innovative financial experts to successfully manage and grow their business. A major in Finance prepares students for a wide variety of careers, including corporate finance, banking, financial planning, and investments. Seidman’s Finance program will help you master the financial concepts, relationships, and strategies you need to achieve your professional and personal finance goals.

Seidman provides faculty and student access to WRDS, CRSP, Compustat, CapIQ and Eventus to support their finance-related research.

Finance Major 

Finance Minor 

Finance Major Guide 

Finance Career Guide

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International Business

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International business majors learn global business knowledge and foreign language skills in small classes from instructors who have global experience. They learn cross-cultural skills through study abroad and internship programs offered on six continents, and graduate in four years prepared to work for U.S. and international companies that do business everywhere.

International Business Major 

International Business Minor 

International Business Major Guide

International Business Career Guide

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Management

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With a management degree, students learn how to think critically, examine business practices and make improvements, create sustainable business programs, act ethically as a global citizen and shape a career as a respected business person. With courses in entrepreneurship, general management, general business, human resources management, operations management, supply chain management and information systems management (MIS), you will open the door to a world of business opportunities.

Management Major 

Management Minor 

Entrepreneurship Major Guide 

General Management Major Guide 

General Business Major Guide 

Human Resources Management Major Guide 

Management Information Systems Major Guide 

Operations Management Major Guide 

Supply Chain Management Major Guide

Management Career Guide

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Marketing

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The essence of marketing is knowing what consumers want and finding ways to meet their needs. Your Marketing education will merge psychology, sociology, technology, anthropology and business principles to provide a solid understanding of how the world buys and sells. Marketing jobs are everywhere: nearly half the U.S. economy is involved in the marketing process. 

Marketing Major  

Marketing Minor 

Marketing Major Guide

Marketing Career Guide

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GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

In addition to individual major requirements, all Seidman students must meet the following criteria to graduate: 

  • 120 credit hours 
  • 2.500 Overall GPA
  • 2.500 Seidman GPA
  • Supplemental Writing Skills (SWS) Courses


It is recommended to apply for graduation the semester before you intend to officially graduate and complete your coursework. If you have questions on your timeline to graduation contact Seidman Undergraduate Programs at go2gvbiz@gvsu.edu or (616) 331-7500.