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Business Professional Development

Pete McLaughlin Class
BPD professor Pete McLaughlin and his class having a pre-Thanksgiving pizza party, Fall 2023.

How will BPD help you succeed?

  • The BPD program, also known as BUS 300, will help students develop career goals and increase career confidence
  • Course assignments allow students to practice their networking and interpersonal skills 
  • Required attendance at professional events such as the BPD Networking Night increases students' confidence for future meetings or interviews
  • Working with Executives in Residence connects students with professionals in industry
  • Students learn from EIRs experience in the workforce and gather tools to succeed after graduation

Read student testimonials about how BPD helped them reach their career goals.

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What kind of assignments will you work on in BPD?

  • Self-assessments
  • Resume and Cover Letter Writing
  • Mock Interviews
  • Informational Interviews with industry professionals
  • Networking Events

Review all BUS 300 Course Components 

Read the FAQ page for information about this degree requirement