The McColl School of Business at Queens is located in the second largest financial services center in the U.S. (behind New York City) and ranks 10th nationally in the number of Fortune 500 companies headquartered in the county. We enjoy a high level of support from Charlotte's business community, which offers students an opportunity to connect with a rich network of professionals and business leaders.
General Education Requirements
Perks of Being a Business Administration Major
- Focus on leadership
Each student receives support to explore his or her own individual leadership abilities. Our program was built on the leadership principles that launched retired Bank of America CEO Hugh McColl to the top of his industry: Competence, Character and Commitment to Community.
- Faculty with real-world experience
As entrepreneurs, consultants, chairmen and CEOs, our faculty have made their mark at leading companies and bring keen insight on what drives success and failure in organizations.
Queens offers more than 70 clubs and organizations. We are proud to offer Beta Gamma Sigma for students enrolled in business and management programs. With more than 580,000 members worldwide, the Society's membership comprises the brightest of the world's business leaders.
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
- Park Sterling Bank
- Wells Fargo
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 entry-level job. Queens thoroughly prepared me for this first step in my career."
When You Graduate
Using the tools, skills and knowledge gained through a business major, graduates are well prepared to enter the job market or to continue study for an advanced degree. 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. Other students have completed master's programs in accounting and business administration.
Tarik Sloussi '12, a business administration and psychology double major, found inclusion, engagement and success when he began at Queens. Tarik says, "I came to Queens because I was looking for a smaller university that was in close proximity to a major city. If I had to summarize my experience at Queens with one word it would be fulfilling." Tarik is pursuing a graduate degree in clinical psychology.
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.