The University of Tennessee has one of the leading accounting programs in the nation. The program emphasizes the conceptual and applied understanding of business information and prepares students for careers in accounting and business.
The fields of opportunity for business analysts are numerous and include economics, finance, market research, e-commerce, engineering, manufacturing, transportation, education, medicine, psychology, agriculture, and computer and social sciences.
An economics major can provide strong foundations in business, public policy, and law. Majors pursue careers in business, consulting, all levels of government, and a variety of other fields.
Finance majors are in demand in a variety of business sectors, including banking, corporate and public finance, insurance, personal financial planning, real estate, investment banking, and money management.
Human Resource Management
Human resource management majors are in demand in a variety of business sectors, including manufacturing, retailing, banking, transportation, technology, health care, and hospitality, as well as government agencies and non-profit organizations.
Management education enables one to pursue varied career opportunities in organizations. People who move into management positions are generally effective problem-solvers and communicators. They are successful at organizing work and motivating others to accomplish tasks.
Marketing education enables one to pursue varied career opportunities critical to organizations. Typically, a career in marketing begins in either consumer or industrial sales or retailing, which eventually may lead to management positions in any of several areas. For example, marketing professionals may hold positions in advertising, brand management, sales management, promotion management, marketing research, distribution, and other related areas.
Public administration majors pursue careers in a wide variety of areas in both the private and public sectors, the latter at the federal, state, and local levels.
Supply Chain Management
Supply chain management majors are in demand in a variety of business sectors, including manufacturing, merchandising, service institutions, transportation, third-party logistics, government, and consulting.