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Experience the St. Thomas Difference

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM STUDENT EXPERIENCE

St. Thomas provides a rich, dynamic experience for undergrad business students. Learn both in the classroom and out in the community. Partner with your fellow students, faculty and staff, and Twin Cities professionals to learn and work together. Develop your teamwork and leadership skills through internships, service, and student clubs.

Every Student Matters

At St. Thomas, you’re never just a number. Your faculty advisor works closely with you from the start, to recommend classes that align with your interests and strengths, and help you choose a major that supports your professional goals. Small class sizes ensure that every student receives plenty of individual attention. Our Career Development team works with you to explore internship options, and prepare for a job search.

As a St. Thomas student, you’ll feel like an important part of a vibrant, inspiring community of peers, teachers and professionals. To give you the most well-rounded, enriching and applicable education possible, St. Thomas provides:

  • Learning outside the classroom
  • Study abroad options
  • 16 clubs & organizations
  • Undergraduate Business Council
  • Living Learning Communities
  • Peer mentorship
  • Service learning
  • Experiential Learning
  • Living Learning Communities (LLCs)
  • Service Learning
  • Experiential Learning

    At St. Thomas, you’ll learn a lot in class—no question. But an enormous amount of learning happens outside of coursework. Study abroad, do an internship, or join a student club. Put your classroom learning to work and develop leadership skills. Our experiential learning model prepares you for real-world success after graduation.
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    Living Learning Communities (LLCs)

    LLCs are specialized living environments that help connect students in and out of the classroom. Each LLC is unique, but all are centered on an academic area of interest or theme. Live-in Residence Life staff and the faculty who teach the LLC courses provide programming, one-on-one support, and various co-curricular opportunities to enhance the learning that happens in the classroom. When you enroll in an LLC, you can expect a smoother academic and social transition to college.
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    Service Learning

    Business 200 (BUSN 200) is a service learning course required for all undergraduate business students. Students complete 40 hours of volunteer service in the community and reflect on what they’ve learned in a series of in-class discussions. Through this experience, students gain valuable skills and an enhanced understanding of social issues, which strengthens their development as effective and principled business leaders.
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    Experiential Learning

    At St. Thomas, you’ll learn a lot in class—no question. But an enormous amount of learning happens outside of coursework. Study abroad, do an internship, or join a student club. Put your classroom learning to work and develop leadership skills. Our experiential learning model prepares you for real-world success after graduation.
    Learn More

    Living Learning Communities (LLCs)

    LLCs are specialized living environments that help connect students in and out of the classroom. Each LLC is unique, but all are centered on an academic area of interest or theme. Live-in Residence Life staff and the faculty who teach the LLC courses provide programming, one-on-one support, and various co-curricular opportunities to enhance the learning that happens in the classroom. When you enroll in an LLC, you can expect a smoother academic and social transition to college.
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    Service Learning

    Business 200 (BUSN 200) is a service learning course required for all undergraduate business students. Students complete 40 hours of volunteer service in the community and reflect on what they’ve learned in a series of in-class discussions. Through this experience, students gain valuable skills and an enhanced understanding of social issues, which strengthens their development as effective and principled business leaders.
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    Get Involved

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    Clubs & Organizations

    Joining a student-run club is a great way to explore your career interests and options, and connect with students and professionals who share your passions. Popular clubs include Women in Business, the Entrepreneurship Society, and Delta Sigma Pi. See All Clubs
    Alum Garrett Faust, '13, owner of Uptown Woodworks, holds a St. Thomas shield sign made by his business during a Young Alumni Council social event.

    Undergraduate Business Council

    The Undergraduate Business Council (UBC) is the official representative organization of St. Thomas undergraduate business students. Sharpen your leadership skills by serving on the Council—there are seven UBC positions open each academic year.
    Students gather for a speed mentoring event.

    Business Undergrad Mentorship Program (BUMP)

    Want someone to show you the ropes at St. Thomas? We’ll match you with a junior or senior mentor who shares your major. Students accepted into BUMP meet 1:1 with a mentor and attend professional development events.
    Inductees to Opus College of Business' honor society, Beta Gamma Sigma, celebrate their induction.

    Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS)

    This international honor society recognizes undergraduates ranking in the top 10% of their class. As a member, network with BGS peers and alumni to advance your career.
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    students average business class size
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    Over 103,000 living St. Thomas alumni many with business degrees
    706K
    760,000 hours of community service provided by BUSN 200 students since 1991

    Apply to St. Thomas

    Are you seeking a highly personalized academic experience, and a place to develop your business knowledge and skills? Apply to the St. Thomas University.
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    Visit Campus

    St. Thomas is an incredible place to learn, meet inspiring peers and mentors, and build a strong career path. But don’t just take our word for it—experience our school firsthand. Visit a class, attend an info session, or chat with our admissions team.
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