Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business offers programs in accounting and information systems, business information technology, finance, hospitality and tourism management, management, and marketing. Pamplin emphasizes technology and analysis that improve business, entrepreneurship that leads to innovation and innovative companies, international opportunities for learning and research, and an inclusive, collaborative community. 

Students walking in front of Pamplin Hall

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Marketing

At Pamplin College of Business, you will be taught by leading researchers as well as experienced professionals. Our undergraduate program in marketing management is designed to offer a broad business education with an emphasis on professional training for development of marketing strategies and managing marketing operations.

Management

This major prepares students to be effective managers capable of adding value in a range of organizations and business contexts in the global economy employing an entrepreneurial approach to business. We emphasize the development of versatile skills that are essential to achieve organizational goals: analytical problem-solving, communication skills, cross-functional thinking, leadership, ethical decision-making, and teamwork. 

Hospitality and Tourism Management

Recently ranked No. 2 in the U.S. and No. 6 in the world*, our program focuses on the “business of hospitality and tourism.” Our students gain skills in finance, accounting, marketing, revenue management, business information technology, and social media. All students are required to engage in field study/internship activities, and we enjoy one of the highest placement rates on campus. Recruiters often brag to us about the way our graduates are ready to roll up their sleeves and get to work, confident and unafraid of challenges. 

*QS World University Rankings

Level 1 (2-semester pathway)

DEGREE PROGRAM COMPONENTS

Semester 1 Hours Per Week Credit Hours
EAP 400: English for Academic Purposes 10  
University Success Seminar 4  
Freshman English Course 3 3
Select Math Course 4 4
Semester 2    
EAP 500: English for Academic Purposes 10  
Freshman English Course 3 3
Introductory Business Course 6 6
TOTAL 40 16

Level 2 (3-semester pathway)

DEGREE PROGRAM COMPONENTS

Semester 1 Hours Per Week Credit Hours
EAP 300: English for Academic Purposes 20  
University Success Seminar 4  
Semester 2    
EAP 400: English for Academic Purposes 10  
University Success Seminar 4  
Freshman English Course 3 3
Select Math Course 4 4
Semester 3    
EAP 500: English for Academic Purposes 10  
Freshman English Course 3 3
Introductory Business Course 6 6
TOTAL 64 16

Program Requirements

In order to advance in AdvantageVT from semester to semester, all students must achieve a minimum of 70% proficiency in their EAP courses.

All students must achieve a 2.5 or better grade-point average in their credit-bearing courses.

Majors

  • Accounting and Information Systems
  • Business Information Technology
  • Finance, Insurance and Business Law
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Management
  • Marketing