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IN BUSINESS EDUCATION WE KNOW YOUR TYPE. You’re sharp, focused and driven to succeed. You know what you want and won’t settle for less. You don’t have time for average — you aim for exceptional in everything you do. So do we. We know you’ve got what it takes, and we’re serious about helping you get to that corner office or start your own business. We’ve got all the right stuff, including facilities, a comprehensive professional development program, personalized career services, hands-on opportunities and a tight-knit community located within Missouri’s flagship university — everything you need to help you prepare your portfolio for the career of your dreams.




• Top 11 School of Accountancy

• Online BS BA

• Recognized with the AACSB Entrepreneurship Spotlight Challenge

• NEW! Online Master of Accountancy

• The Center for Sales and Customer Development was named a Top University Sales Program by the Sales Education Foundation. • $2 million in college scholarships granted annually

LEADING THE WAY IN JOB PLACEMENT • 92% for undergraduate business graduates • 95% for Accountancy graduates • 91% for Crosby MBA graduates • 100% for PhD graduates • 205 companies attended the Fall Business Career Fair • 1000+ companies recruit at Trulaske • 100% of BS BA students complete an internship

LEADING THE WAY IN STUDENT SUCCESS • Trulaske Tax Team finished fourth at the SEC Regional Tax Challenge • Alpha Kappa Psi earned Chapter of the Year • Business student Bea Doheny recognized in ‘22 under 22’ for inspiring college women by • Camp Trulaske gives incoming business students a head-start on college life at Mizzou • 20+ student professional organizations, honor societies and business fraternities

• NEW! Online Master of Science in Finance • Now offering the KPMG Master of Accounting with Data and Analytics Program

LEADING THE WAY IN RESEARCH EXCELLENCE • School of Accountancy faculty ranked Top 5 for research productivity • Marketing Department ranked No. 40 in the U.S. and No. 46 worldwide for number of publications in five leading business journals • Co-author Dezhi “Denny” Yin, assistant professor of management, received the Emerald Citation of Excellence. • Stephen Ferris, J.H. Rogers Chair of Money, Credit and Banking, received the Outstanding Paper in Empirical Finance from the Southern Finance Association. • Rhonda Reger, M. Watkins Distinguished Professor, and visiting assistant professor Xinran Joyce Wang won Best Conference Paper and Most Novel Paper Award at the Strategic Management Society Meeting.

LEADING THE WAY IN TEACHING EXCELLENCE • Billie Cunningham was awarded the J. Michael and Mary Anne Cook Deloitte Foundation Prize and William T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence • 200+ top executives, business owners and other professionals visit and speak to Trulaske students each year



Think of your degree as the foundation for your occupation. Today’s employers expect more, and a professional education will help you exceed those demands. In the Trulaske College of Business at the University of Missouri, you can specialize in any of the the following areas: Accountancy Economics Finance and Banking International Business Management Marketing Real Estate


To learn more about the degree programs offered, business. degrees.

DEGREE PROGRAMS All students admitted to the Trulaske College of Business are considered undeclared business or accountancy until they apply to the Upper Level program of their choice (BS BA or BS Acc/M Acc). Students interested in the BS BA program will typically apply to the Upper Level second semester of their sophomore year or first semester of their junior year. Those interested in the BS Acc/M Acc degrees will apply second semester of their sophomore year. To be eligible to apply to the Upper Level, students must meet the requirements outlined below.

Students can choose from multiple degree programs: BS BA — Bachelor of Science in Business Administration • Students admitted into the BS BA program are asked to choose an emphasis: Economics, Finance, Management, or Marketing. Finance students have the option to add a Real Estate emphasis. • The program is 120 credit hours.

quality preparation for a career as a professional accountant. • The program is 150 credit hours.

International Business Program International Business program The International Business program is a dual-degree option for students, that combines the BS BA degree with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies BS Acc/M Acc — Bachelor of Science in through the College of Arts & Science. Accountancy / Master of Accountancy • Foreign language courses are required. • The School of Accountancy offers the • Students must complete a study abroad BS Acc and M Acc programs merged into program (4 week minimum). an integrated curriculum to provide high • The program is 136-141 credit hours. Course Requirements

To apply to the Upper Level BS BA degree program at the Trulaske College of Business, students must have completed a minimum of 45 semester hours, but no more than 60 semester hours, of college-level credit. A 2.6 GPA of record at the time of application is required (but does NOT guarantee admission) along with the following courses completed or in progress:

Accountancy 2036 (or 2136H): Accounting I (3 hour) Accountancy 2037 (or 2137H): Accounting II (3 hour) Economics 1014: (or 1024): Microeconimcs (3 hour) Economics 1015: Macroeconimcs (3 hour) English 1000: Exposition and Argumentation (3 hour)* Math 1100: College Algebra (3 hour)* Math 1300: Finite Mathematics (3 hour)** Math 1400: Calculus for Social and Life Sciences I (3 hour)** Statistics 2500: Intro. to Probability and Statistics (3 hour)* Accountancy 2258: Computer-Based Data Systems (3 hours) Business Administration 1500: Foundations of Professional Development in Business (2 hours) Business Administration 2500: Introduction to Professional Development in Business (2 hours)

* with a grade of C- or higher ** with a grade of C- or higher in Math 1300 or Math 1400 5

S At the Trulaske College of Business at the University of Missouri, you can excel in any of the following certificate and degree programs: CERTIFICATES AND PROGRAMS: • • • • • •

MU Global Connect Undergraduate Certificate Program Risk Management and Insurance Program Certificate in Sales and Customer Development Certificate in Human Resources Management Global Supply Chain Management Certificate in Marketing Analytics

MINORS: • Business Administration • Entrepreneurship • Accounting 6

The Trulaske College of Business awards nearly $2 million annually in scholarships. The first step is to complete an application at business. scholarships.



Extracurricular experiences can help you practice and improve upon the skills you develop in your classes. The Trulaske College of Business provides many opportunities for you to get involved and take on leadership roles in the college.

BUSINESS COMPETITIONS Competitions allow students to demonstrate their professional skills. The college hosts a variety of case competitions each year for students from all business disciplines.

CORNELL LEADERSHIP PROGRAM Leadership development and honors level experiences for students who have achieved high levels of success academically and as leaders

ENTREPRENEURSHIP ALLIANCE Our hands-on talent incubator teaches students the skills and mindset they need to understand what it takes to grow a business or develop a product.

HEARTLAND SCHOLARS ACADEMY Access and opportunity for first-generation students from rural backgrounds

VASEY ACADEMY Mentorship by corporate executives and networking for professional success for talented underrepresented minority students.

STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS There are more than 20 sponsored organizations in the Trulaske College of Business, including honor societies, business fraternities and professional organizations. These groups engage students in collaboration and provide a wide range of professional development opportunities. Organizations include: • Collegiate DECA • Diverse Student Association • National Association of Black Accountants • Phi Beta Lambda (Collegiate FBLA) • Trulaske College of Business Student Council


A full list of student organizations and more information about all of these programs is available at business. leadership.

Trulaske features the Professional Edge, a unique program that readies business students for their careers. Since its inception, the Professional EDGE has been responsible for an exponential increase in student placement, WITH JOB RATES EXCEEDING 90 PERCENT AFTER GRADUATION.

THE PROFESSIONAL EDGE is how we practice the

Missouri Method. Our career readiness program features three main parts: • You’ll develop professional competencies through four Business Administration courses (BA1500, BA2500, BA3500 and BA4500)

• Professional development workshops and experiences will build your skills beyond the classroom. You will work toward earning 70 points for Upper Level and 200 points to graduate. Check out opportunities on our website by visiting View EDGE-approved events to earn your points! • The EDGE caps in a required internship (BA 4500) where you’ll put professional competencies into practice.

Develop professional competencies such as leadership, conflict resolution and communication skills. Check out opportunities on our website by visitng! 9


Business has a staff dedicated to helping you find a career that meets your goals. From the beginning of your time in the college, you can work on developing your rĂŠsumĂŠ and interviewing skills. BCS will also help you meet with potential employers through on-campus interviews, career fairs and an online database. Students who use BCS are more successful in finding internships and full-time jobs than those who do not. Find more information at business. bcs.





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We offer a variety of opportunities to take business courses in destinations such as China, Italy, Spain and the Czech Republic. Experience with a foreign language is not required; all courses are taught in English. Students can go abroad for two to three weeks during winter break or for a month during the summer. Additional opportunities for study abroad, including semester and year-long programs, are available through MU’s International Center. 11

The Trulaske College of Business awards nearly


students every year.

Many scholarships are selected by the undergraduate programs committee consisting of the assistant dean of undergraduate programs, scholarship coordinator, and one faculty member from each of the different Trulaske College of Business departments. The majority of the scholarships available are endowed scholarship funds. A gift from a company or donor is generously made to the college and the interest earned from the gift funds the scholarship. Not every scholarship is awarded every year or in the same amounts. Donors often define the requirements of their scholarship. Most Trulaske College of Business scholarships use the general MU Annual Scholarship application to determine their recipients. However, there are several scholarships that do require a separate application. BUSINESS SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIPS* • H.R. & Alberta B. Ponder Minority Scholarship • Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. Scholarship in Business • Sam M. Walton Scholarship in Business • Vasey Academy • Harry and Ann Cornell Leadership Program (CLP) • Heartland Scholars Academy • Allan L. Bridgford, Jr. Scholarship in Business *Application is separate from the general scholarships form




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