Business principles serve as the backbone of our economic, political and social systems. The 21st century provides extraordinary business opportunities which demand fresh perspective and new solutions. With a business degree from Queens, you will be ready to engage in these extraordinary opportunities. The McColl School of Business at Queens is located in the vibrant business community of Charlotte, NC which ranks 10th nationally in the number of Fortune 500 companies headquartered in the country. At McColl, you will engage in rigorous academic preparation while also networking and learning from our network of accomplished business and community leaders.
General Education Requirements
Perks of Being a Business Administration Major
- Focus on leadership
At Queens, you will explore and develop your own individual leadership abilities. Our program was built on the leadership principles that launched Bank of America CEO Hugh McColl (now retired) to the top of his industry: Competence, Character and Commitment to Community.
- Nation's 2nd largest banking center
Our professors are well-connected in the Charlotte business community - which is the home to 270 Fortune 500 companies and the country's 2nd largest banking center. For you, this opens opportunities for internships and job prospects.
- Career readiness
Along with your organizational and strategic skills, you will develop the liberal arts skills of critical-thinking, problem-solving and effective communication - abilities that are invaluable to employers.
The McColl School provides long-standing internships in Charlotte and selected opportunities outside the region and internationally, including:
- Bank of America
- Community One
- Continental Tire
- Duke Energy
- Ford Motor Company
- Goldman Sachs
- Park Sterling Bank
- Wells Fargo
When You Graduate
Using the tools, skills and knowledge gained through our pgoram, you will be well prepared to enter the job market or to continue study for an advanced degree such as an MBA. Your business degree can be applied to virtually any industry and can also be used to help you start your own buswiness. Recent graduates have started their careers at organizations such as Bank of America, Ford Motor Company, Siemens, Lowe's Home Improvement, Accenture Consulting, Wells Fargo, Coca-Cola, AFLAC, Family Dollar, Nike and Addison-Whitney.
Business major Raulston Boger '13 began a career at Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Mich., after a successful internship. According to Raulston, "Ford has given me a valuable career opportunity working in one of their most profitable manufacturing plants. This job is more than I could ever ask for as my first job. Queens thoroughly prepared me for this first step in my career."
Traditional Undergraduate Program, and the Hayworth School of Graduate & Continuing Studies Undergraduate Program. Prospective students should apply to the program whose curriculum and services best meets their needs.
- The Traditional Undergraduate Program has degree requirements and services designed for the 18-22 year old student. Most traditional undergraduates live in residence halls and are enrolled full-time. A full range of student life activities and student services are available to students in this program, including the Core Program in the Liberal Arts, the John Belk International Program and the Honors Program.
- The Hayworth School of Graduate & Continuing Studies Undergraduate Program has degree requirements and services designed for the adult learner. Most Hayworth undergraduates are employed full-time and enrolled part-time. The Hayworth School also admits those persons wishing to take undergraduate courses as a non-degree candidate. The Hayworth School of Graduate & Continuing Studies realizes the demands that adult students face and assists with study plans, individual student advising and programs designed with flexibility to meet the specific needs of the adult learner. Classes meeting Hayworth degree requirements and several majors and minors are scheduled in the evenings for the convenience of students employed during the day.