Business Major & Minor

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Want to start your own business? Manage an on-campus coffee shop? Develop marketing strategies for local and regional businesses?  Serve and study in another country while gaining experience towards your degree? As a business major at Goshen College, you can do all of these things and more before you graduate!

At GC you don’t have to wait until you’re a senior to do the good stuff.  In fact, from your first semester you will be encouraged to carve a career path for yourself and recognize the many ways business concepts and ideals are infused into every facet of our lives… From non-profit agencies, to churches, schools, family owned businesses and large corporations, we all use business and entrepreneurial approaches, and hopefully in doing so, we make the world a better place!

You will be encouraged to work on real projects for real companies starting with your first business class.  Your courses will give you the chance to interact with business owners, intern at various places, including small and large companies, and even start your own business while you’re in college!

We are on the lookout for leaders who are eager to work and study while enrolled in the Java Junction Management course.  In this class you’ll serve as a manager for at the campus coffee shop, learning how to put what you’re learning in the classroom into action.  Additionally, we want you to be a part of making the world a better place through solving business problems as part of the award-winning Goshen College Enactus team, a team of students that puts entrepreneurship into action.  You will be able to compete for an entrepreneurship grant, using your creativity and business knowledge to build your own company, with the support and guidance of our experienced and caring faculty.  Menno Tea, a popular bottled iced tea produced by Niles Graber-Miller ’14 and Hans Weaver ’13 had its beginnings at Goshen College in our entrepreneurship program.

Hans & Niles, Menno Tea Founders
Hans & Niles, Menno Tea Founders

While studying at one of Indiana’s top entrepreneurship programs, you will be encouraged to apply your business knowledge in an international setting through Goshen College’s ground-breaking Study-Service Term.  You will also be able to take advantage of the three-week study abroad business courses we offer in Spain, China and Ecuador.  We invite you to join the exciting things that are happening in the GC business program!  You’ll gain practical, moral and ethical leadership experience as well as a global perspective that will prepare you for a future of putting your faith and values into action while being a successful contributor in the business world.

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Faculty

Jon Geiser

Associate Professor of Business
Business Development Director for CBEE
& Sauder Chair

Phil Mason

Associate Professor of Business

Tonya Detweiler

Adjunct Professor of Business

Timothy Yoder

Adjunct Professor of Business

Jerrell Richer

Professor of Economics
Carl Kreider Chair

Michelle Horning

Professor of Accounting

Andrew Hartzler

Associate Professor of Accounting

Jim Halteman

Adjunct Professor of Economics