Why Major in General Business?

The major in General Business allows students to earn an associate degree in two years while providing a foundation for those students who qualify for admission to bachelor’s degree programs in business.

Students are able to strengthen their skills in oral and written communication and quantitative reasoning which are essential for success in business careers. To develop a well-rounded graduate, students select supporting courses from those approved for general education.

Why Choose Penn State Behrend for Your General Business Degree?

  • Penn State Behrend's business programs are accredited by AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), the premier accrediting agency for schools of business. Only 15 percent of colleges and universities worldwide have obtained this designation, including world-class business schools like Harvard, Wharton, Stanford, and Yale.