Mercer Bears don’t settle for business as usual. They think creatively. They rewrite the rules. They redefine success. Bears understand that it takes courage to lead others to greatness and superior preparation to make smart decisions that move the world forward.
Whether you dream of climbing to the C-suite, leading a civic cause or launching your own start-up, you’ll need more than just a degree to earn your turn behind the wheel. The full-time, four-year Undergraduate Program at Mercer’s Stetson School of Business and Economics equips you with the knowledge, tools and skills to successfully sell your ideas and begin building your personal brand.
Live and learn on Mercer’s historic Macon campus, immersing yourself in our challenging business curriculum, exhilarating student life and enriching research and service opportunities.
The Bachelor of Business Administration Degree
Our respected faculty lead students through a rigorous curriculum that emphasizes career preparation and develops the necessary skills they will use for real-world application, culminating in conferral of the Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Majors include:
Professionally minded, student-led honor societies offer a way to develop hands-on leadership skills and build relationships with peers in their business discipline.
Beta Gamma Sigma
Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society for students enrolled in business and management programs accredited by AACSB International. Election to lifetime membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest honor a business student anywhere in the world can receive in an undergraduate or master’s program at an AACSB-accredited school. With more than 500,000 members worldwide, the Society’s membership comprises the brightest and best of the world’s business leaders.
Members can continue an active relationship with the society after graduation through:
- Alumni chapters in major metropolitan areas across the U.S.
- CareerCentral job board
- BetaLink online membership community
Omicron Delta Epsilon
The Omicron Delta Epsilon international honor society recognizes scholastic attainment and honors outstanding achievements in economics. To be considered for membership, students must have completed at least 12 hours of economics, have a scholastic B average in economics as well as an overall cumulative B average, and rank in the upper third of the class.
Members receive the society’s journal, The American Economist, and have the opportunity to publish undergraduate and graduate papers in the journal. Members also have the opportunity to compete for awards that offer cash prizes and publication opportunities.
The Mercer University Honors Program engages some of our most academically outstanding students in an intensive academic experience that enhances their undergraduate studies through the integration of interdisciplinary seminars, service-learning courses, cultural and social events, research and study abroad opportunities. Students invited to the program tailor their track to their specific interests.
The Honors Program offers a Business Track available exclusively to Stetson School of Business and Economics students. Other tracks available to business students include the Research Track, International Track and Service Track.
For more information, contact the Office of University Admissions at 800.840.8577, 478.301.2650 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beyond the classroom, our in-house academic advisors and career experts will help you chart a customized plan that adds in the right combination of impressive internships, international study and service-learning experiences that preps you and your resume to stand out from the crowd.
Business students have a wide variety of opportunities to build leadership skills and take their academic and professional interests to a deeper level through investigative discovery and cultural exploration. Students put what they have learned into action by leading service initiatives in the local community and around the world.
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Qualified undergraduate students at Mercer have the exclusive opportunity to gain special consideration when applying to some of Stetson School of Business and Economics' graduate degree programs.
Students admitted through the Stetson School of Business and Economics Special Consideration Program to a business graduate program are eligible for a 30% tuition discount and a waiver of the GMAT requirement.
To be eligible for the Special Consideration Program, students must meet the following requirements:
- All degree requirements have been met and a minimum of 32 semester hours completed at Mercer (minimum of 30 semester hours must be completed at Stetson School of Business and Economics for business students)
- Overall grade point average of 3.0 (including transfer hours)
- 3.0 GPA for business core curriculum courses
- Minimum grade of C in all business, math, and major coursework at Mercer