World of Business

Designed for Business* and Accounting intended majors, this Living-Learning Community introduces students to the academic and social aspects of the World of Business.

Click here to view the World of Business pamphlet!

World of Business students at Breast Cancer Walk for a Cure.


As a member of the World of Business you will live with other incoming freshmen who share your interest in business or accounting. You can study together, attend social and co-curricular programming together, and have a supportive network of peers right from the start. Friendships form quickly in L-LCs!

World of Business students posing


The World of Business will take some courses together in the fall and spring semesters of freshman year and attend business themed events together.

Fall 2015 L-LC Courses
Economics 110: Principles of Economics I: Microeconomics
Business Law 220: Business Law

Spring 2016 L-LC Courses
Your spring L-LC courses, which you will take together as a community, will be finalized mid-fall. Seats will be reserved for you in each designated L-LC course.

Examples of co-curricular events:

  • Meetings with representatives from the Big Four accounting firms
  • Résumé building, networking, and interview skills workshops
  • Guest speakers
  • Career Services presentations on finding and securing internships opportunities
  • Community service

Students getting ready for a football game


As a member of an L-LC you will have a built in community of friends and colleagues right from the start!

Friends: Study and socialize with fellow L-LC members. Tackle those first-year courses with your friends by forming study groups where you live!

World Ambassadors: Learn the ropes from a peer selected from last year’s most engaged L-LC students. If you are an active and engaged member of your L-LC throughout your freshman year, you could become a World Ambassador your sophomore year!

Community Assistant: Meet weekly with an upperclass/graduate student to plan or attend social, academic, and community service events.

Lead Faculty Member: Get to know a member of the faculty outside of the classroom at weekly lunches in your own dining hall!
World of Business Lead Faculty: Hon. Joseph Sheehan
Weekly L-LC Lunch: Thursdays 11:45am-12:40pm

World Representatives: Leadership opportunities abound in the L-LCs! Earn a spot as a World Representative by being a leader in your L-LC! World Representatives are elected by the L-LC to represent the group at meetings throughout the academic year.

* Eligibility: The World of Business is open to intended accounting majors and business majors who have not been directly admitted to the School of Business. 

Students from World of Business at Food for Finals with Professor