Spring 2021 Business Courses

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At the Nebraska College of Business, you don't have to wait to lead the future.
Challenge yourself to stretch your strengths through hands-on projects and customize your path with experiences to power your career. At our collaborative, close-knit Big Ten business school, discover how you can use business to positively impact the world.

Spring 2021 Business Courses
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Fall 2020 Session | November 30 - December 18
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Spring 2021 Session | January 4 - 22
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Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Statement by Dean Kathy Farrell

Now must be different because we believe in the power of every person. Our Nebraska Business environment must promote dignity and respect within our community, so we accelerated the process of creating a Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan for our college. We are identifying actions we can take to create real change. I want to express my gratitude for those in our Nebraska Business community who have emailed to share their experiences, ideas, time and talent as we work to advance diversity and inclusion efforts in business and beyond.


Associate Dean Rik Barrera will lead our college’s diversity and inclusion efforts in his expanded role as associate dean of student services, inclusion and chief operating officer. Rik has provided valuable insights and ideas as we continue to build a safe and inclusive college and a second home away from home for our students.


The plans for a new Inclusive Excellence Gathering Space are underway in Howard L. Hawks Hall in the space formerly occupied by the Huskers Shop. As soon as designs are approved, the construction will begin with the goal of opening yet this fall.


An Inclusive Excellence Advisory Board of faculty, staff, students, external business partners and alumni is currently being formed to assist with formalizing our initiatives and priorities, establishing and tracking goals, and ensuring action and achievement.


We are expanding our training for faculty and staff and enhancing our business curriculum with a greater focus on diversity and inclusion. Examples include incorporating case studies, class discussion topics, guest speakers and an online library of resources (videos, books and more) to help.

This is just the beginning for our commitment to fostering a more diverse, equitable and inclusive community. Remember, real change starts with ourselves. I challenge you to join me in committing time for personal development on these issues. The university’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion created a webpage with Racial Equity Resources to utilize, and I recommend subscribing to their newsletter.

Rik and I welcome your feedback on how we can continue to advance our diversity and inclusion efforts to make our college stronger and our graduates the business leaders the world needs. Together – it’s how we do big things.

Dr. Kathy Farrell
James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean

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10 Undergraduate Majors
  • Accounting

    Nebraska prepares you to understand and communicate a wide range of accounting concepts necessary for success in the profession. You gain hands-on experience through our one-of-a-kind internship program and opportunities to prepare tax returns for those in need.

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    Nebraska prepares to take the first five professional actuarial examinations and get reimbursed for those you pass. Named one of only 17 programs in the U.S. as a Center for Actuarial Excellence by the Society of Actuaries, the Nebraska Actuarial Science program provides you with a competitive edge.

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    The program emphasizes decision-making, management and strategic skills, and the technical aspects of agriculture and food systems required in today’s global marketplace. Tailor your coursework and build expertise for your specific career interests.

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    With the business administration major, you co-create your own degree. Develop your general business knowledge and skills – from the basics of accounting to the principles of management – and open the door to flexible career opportunities.

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    As an economics major at Nebraska, you concentrate on one or two of 12 specialized areas. Economics students find careers in banking, insurance, brokerage, financial services, corporate consulting and government.

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  • Finance

    Finance majors gain experience measuring risk, solving problems, managing money, and analyzing investments and financial statements. Choose one of three finance major options: banking and risk management, investments or general finance.

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    At Nebraska, this major combines academic studies in international business and a solid base in an area of business with language study and international experience. You learn about the culture and management methods that differ around the globe.

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  • Management

    Choose between four major options: entrepreneurship and innovation, human resource management, general management or Clifton Builders management, in which you need to apply for the Clifton Builders Program and get selected to declare this option.

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  • Marketing

    Whether you prefer to build your creative or analytical talents, develop your marketing skills to work in industries such as retail, e-commerce, manufacturing or nonprofits. As a marketing major, you gain relevant, hands-on experience needed to launch your career through courses, competitions and more.

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    Designed in close collaboration with employers, our supply chain management program prepares you to confidently pursue a challenging yet rewarding career in a variety of areas.

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Online and On-Campus Graduate Programs

Whether accelerating your career, pivoting your skillset or advancing business research to impact practice, start your next chapter in one of our graduate programs.

MPA Program Information Webinars

Join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln School of Accountancy leaders for a virtual discussion on the Master of Professional Accountancy program.

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MBA Program Information Webinars

Join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln MBA@Nebraska leaders for a virtual discussion on the Master of Business Administration program.

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