Undergraduate Curriculum

We’re constantly evolving our academic programs to keep pace with the changing business world.

Our curriculum is designed to provide you with opportunities for growth and development inside and outside the classroom, preparing you to identify and pursue your academic and career goals.

Discover Your Opportunities / Years 1–2

Gain insight into your goals and lay your groundwork for your future career as you take both business and liberal arts foundation courses. Experience a yearlong immersion into the business world with Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship (FME) engage with the Center for Career Development (CCD), and begin developing beneficial peer, faculty, alumni, and staff relationships through programs such as First-Year Seminar (FYS).

Explore Our Curriculum / Years 2–3

Expand your liberal arts knowledge, including by learning a language such as Spanish or Chinese, and sharpen your analytic and communication skills. You also may take an integrated series of thematically linked business courses, such as information technology and marketing, to give you CEO-level insight into strategic challenges.

Focus Your Learning / Years 3–4

As your Babson experience progresses, you’ll have more flexibility to reflect on your post-graduation options, making informed career choices by taking advantage of internships and consulting programs that provide real-world experience. You also may take advanced courses to pursue your particular interests—both stateside and ​​around the world through our education-abroad programs—and use concentrations​ to customize your degree.

Read more about the undergraduate curriculum (pdf) »

View a sample four-year course schedule (pdf) »

Accelerated Degree

At Babson, we offer accelerated degree options to match your unique personal and professional goals. It is possible to graduate in 3 or 3½ years—whether or not you use Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate credits—and immediately begin using your Babson education to make an impact.

Read more about the accelerated path »