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.

Living

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!

Learning

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 2014 L-LC Courses
Economics 110: Principles of Economics I: Microeconomics
Business Law 220: Business Law

Spring 2015 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

Community

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!
World of Business Ambassadors for 2014:  Eric Ma, Haley Pogonowski and Nora Petrucci

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.
World of Business Representative for 2014: Your name could be here by October!

* 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.