All freshmen enter Mays as Business Administration (BUAD) majors. Lower-level (freshman and sophomore) BUAD students receive advising from the Undergraduate Advising Office in room 238 of the Wehner Building. The UAO advises students on lower-level degree requirements needed to apply for upper-level status and declare a major.
Management student profiles are diverse, but generally include the following skills and characteristics:
- Strong analytical and decision making skills
- Efficient organization and systemizing abilities
- An ability to cultivate strong industry relations
- Superb communication skills
Through a series of electives, Management students focus their studies in one of the five following areas:
- Consulting and General Management
- Entrepreneurial Leadership
- Human Resource Management
- Nonprofit Management
High-impact experiences allow Management majors to fully engage in learning and deepen their understanding, preparing them to effectively pose and solve problems, work in teams, and apply knowledge in real-world settings.
Management graduates possess the knowledge and competencies sought by and readily applied in organizations such as:
- Fortune 500 companies
- retail and services industries
- nonprofit and charitable entities
- governmental agencies
- new ventures
Through a variety of activities and events, Management majors learn more about themselves and their career opportunities while also engaging with fellow students and networking with faculty, former students, and prospective employers.
Since its launch in 1999, The McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship has supported entrepreneurs on our campus, in our state, and across the world through a combination of research, teaching, and community engagement.
In addition to the many scholarships offered by local, regional and national organizations, Mays Business School and Texas A&M University also offer merit-based and academic scholarships.
Upper-level MGMT majors are also invited to apply for departmental scholarships each January.