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What high school classes should I take if I'm aiming for a business major in college?

Feeling a bit stressed about planning my schedule. If a business major is the goal, what classes would you guys recommend taking in high school to prep for this? Would love to hear from some business majors or anyone who knows the drill.

7 months ago

Absolutely, I understand how planning your high school courses can be a bit overwhelming, but it's great that you're thinking ahead! For a business major, you'll want a strong foundation in math, so be sure to take classes up through calculus if it's offered at your school. Don't overlook the importance of statistics either, as it's crucial in the business field for data analysis.

English and communication courses are also key since strong writing and presentation skills are vital in business. If available, take AP English to develop advanced composition skills.

Additionally, classes in economics or any business electives offered by your high school would be beneficial. Especially if your school offers AP Macroeconomics or AP Microeconomics, these are great classes to prepare you for a business major. If they're available, participating in clubs like DECA or FBLA can also provide practical business experience.

Lastly, don't forget to round out your schedule with social sciences like psychology or sociology — understanding human behavior can be a big asset in business and marketing. This combination of classes will give you a well-rounded skill set that colleges are looking for in potential business majors. Good luck with your studies!

7 months ago

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