Areas of Emphasis


Students who earn a degree in accounting are prepared for careers in financial accounting, managerial accounting, accounting systems, taxation, and auditing. The emphasis is designed to prepare students to work in public accounting, business and industry, and not-for-profit and governmental organizations. 

Entrepreneurship Minor

How would you like to never be "unemployed"? The Entrepreneurship minor will prepare you to live your life on the economic frontier, give full expression to your personality and build wealth for yourself and your family.


Finance encompasses both the science and the art of managing money and investments. The finance curriculum is divided into three primary areas: financial management, financial markets and institutions, and investments.

Human Resources Management

The human resources management emphasis prepares students for careers in HR by covering such topics as recruiting, staffing, training and development, performance appraisal, evaluation, compensation, career planning, safety and health, equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, and labor relations.




Information Systems

The use of information technology is pervasive in the business world today. The field of Information Systems maximizes the efficiency of technology, so that organizations derive a better return on their technological investment. As such, information system professionals are extremely valuable to an organization's bottom line.

International Business

Economies are intertwined as never before, and in most industrial sectors competition is increasingly global.


Today's highly competitive, constantly changing global environment places a premium on skilled managers who know how to lead and motivate people, build high performance teams, develop world class organizations, and understand the dynamics of organization behavior.


Global and national economies are directly influenced by marketing, a dynamic and challenging activity relevant to profit and nonprofit organizations alike.

PGA Golf Management

The PGA Golf Management Program is challenging and multi-faceted in order to prepare its graduates for membership in the PGA of America and a long and successful professional career in the golf industry. 

Service Management

In the U.S., approximately 82% of the labor force and 80% of the GDP are accounted for by services. Virtually every organization has a significant service component.

Sport Management

The UCCS Sport Management program is a specialty emphasis area that allows students to pursue the combination of the business field with the sports industry.  Our program has excellent internship opportunities with a variety of sport organizations where our students are exposed to excellent learning and networking opportunities.