Academic Departments | LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business


Academic Departments

Department of Accounting

The Department of Accounting prepares students for careers in public accounting, industry, and governm​ent through required and elective courses in financial accounting, cost, audit, taxation, and internal auditing.

Department of Economics

The Department of Economics' goal is to provide students with analytic skills and a breadth of economic understanding that prepares them for careers in business or government or for further study in economics, law, or public policy.

Department of Finance

The Department of Finance prepares students for careers in investments through coursework related to the program and helps them develop knowledge in studies related to real estate, risk management, insurance, and business law.

Stephenson Department of Entrepreneurship & Information Systems

The Stephenson Department of Entrepreneurship & Information Systems prepares students for two distinct professional pathways. Information systems students learn to navigate digital transformation and help organizations create economic value with digital technology and analytics investments. Entrepreneurship students develop an entrepreneurial mindset and skillset that prepare them to start their own business or join an existing organization to drive growth and new venture initiatives.

Rucks Department of Management

The Rucks Department of Management prepares students for careers in areas such as organizational behavior, human resources, strategy, entrepreneurship, industrial/labor relations, and international management.

Department of Marketing

The Department of Marketing prepares students for careers in marketing or sales by instilling analytical skills and an understanding of market segmentation and targeting, consumer behavior, marketing research, and ethical considerations.

Department of Public Administration

The Department of Public Administration emphasizes management, financial, and public policy expertise for those leading public agencies, nonprofits and healthcare organizations, federal, state, and local governments, and for-profit organizations that interact with ​​governmental agencies.

Flores MBA Program

The Flores MBA program rigorously prepares students to enter the business world with an advanced degree from a premier university. We offer cutting-edge course work, personal counseling, and outstanding job placement opportunities at an exceptional value.