Leeds School of Business

The Leeds School of Business is a college of the University of Colorado at Boulder in the United States. The enrollment of 3,300 students includes undgraduates, master's candidates, and Ph.D. candidates. The college was started in 1906 when the Board of Regents created the College of Commerce. In 2001, the college was named for Michael Leeds of New York, who committed $35 million to the school.

The Ph.D. entrepreneurship program ranks first in the nation. The undergraduate program ranks 39th in the country and the undergraduate entrepreneurship program ranks 14th in the nation. The MBA program ranks 26th among all public universities. The faculty are ranked 38th in the nation according to the Academy of Management Journal.

Centers of Excellence:
The Robert H. and Beverley A. Deming Center for Entrepreneurship
The Robert M. Burridge Center for Securities Analysis and Valuation
The Center for Business Integration
CU Real Estate Center

In August of 2007, the newly renovated and expanded Koelbel building opened for classes. The old building was designed to hold 800 students, and had not been renovated in 38 years.

Undergraduate Program

The Leeds School of Business offers only one undergraduate degree, a Bachelor's in Science of Business Administration, or a BSBA. A BSBA is offered with concentrations in Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Business Computer Systems, and Management. The four year degree requires a combination of Arts and Sciences core classes, a set of Business Core classes, concentration specific classes, and upper division business electives.

Required Business Core classes include Introduction to Business, Accounting, Management, Marketing, Finance, Ethics, Business Statistics, and Business Law.

Certificate Programs

In addition to major emphasis options, students may also fulfill requirements to earn a certificate in international business, entrepreneurship, real estate or quantitative finance.

Course Offerings

Courses are offered in many aspects of business. These include Accounting, Business Ethics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing, Real Estate, and Business Computer Systems.

Graduate Program

The Leeds School of Business graduate program offeres graduate degrees in several areas. The largest graduate area is the Leeds Masters in Business Administration, or MBA, program. Leeds also offers Masters in Science, or MS, degrees in several business areas.

The Leeds School also offers a business PhD program.


ee also

*List of United States business school rankings
*List of business schools in the United States

External links

* [http://leeds.colorado.edu/ Leeds School of Business]
* [http://www.colorado.edu/ The University of Colorado]

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