An education is just the start. Get your start at Gies.

Everything we do is designed to help you connect the dots between your education and a purposeful future. You don’t need to know exactly what you want to do when you step on campus. Here, you will have the academic and extracurricular opportunities to explore your passion and take steps to make it a reality.

As a student working toward a bachelor's degree at Gies, you will take part in the Cohort Sequence that consists of four foundational courses in professional responsibility, business dynamics, business in action, and global business.

Business Majors

Business Minors

Be part of a talented community

The business know-how to build a strong career

The innovative curriculum and expansive business offerings at Gies prepare you for a variety of careers across disciplines and industries, regardless of which major you choose. Plus, you have extensive opportunities to enhance your career readiness and make connections that help you forge your own path. Add to that the exceptional resources of our Office of Career and Professional Development, and you have a partnership that supports your success.

Gies News and Events

PODCAST: Dean Jeffrey R. Brown

In this episode of The Gies Download, Dean Brown discusses his nine years at the helm, why he’s stepping away now, and what the future might hold for Gies under new leadership.

Two Gies faculty receive campus teaching awards

Gies Professors Richard Excell and Brian Hamm were recognized by the University of Illinois with campus awards for excellence in instruction. The awards were presented at the University of Illinois’ annual Celebration of Teaching Excellence held April 16.