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Undergraduate Programs

Dr. Joseph Santos Teaching
Dr. Joseph Santos

A strong understanding of economic theory best prepares student to succeed in the increasingly competitive global marketplace. The Ness School of Management and Economics at South Dakota State University offers the following five majors which combine strong economic theory and quantitative skills with a practical business education.



For Students with Career Interests in:      

 Agricultural BusinessAgri-Business Management, Production Agriculture, Financial Services,
Agricultural Sales or Agricultural Marketing

Agricultural and Resource Economics

Agricultural Research, Government, International Trade and Development, Environmental Research and Analysis, or Graduate Study in Agricultural Economics or Agri-Business
 Business EconomicsFinance, Banking, Management, Retailing, Sales or Marketing
(Including emphasis in
Financial Economics)
Government, Research, Financial Analysis, International Business,
Graduate Study in Economics, Business or Law
 Entrepreneurial StudiesStarting a Business, Growing an Existing Business, Business Consulting,
Product Development, Sales or Marketing
These lists are not intended to be all-inclusive.

Learn about the minors offered by the Ness School of Management and Economics.