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Business FIC

The Business Focused Interest Community houses pre-majors in the School of Business including Accounting, Computer Management, Economics, Finance and Marketing.


Students will share living space with others who are pursuing professional degrees in the business industry.


Students will have the opportunity to interact with a faculty fellow from the School of Business as they prepare to apply for the program and may also get the opportunity to learn from companies such as Edward Jones and Well Fargo as they build their resumeés.


Traditional programs have included a Business Scavenger Hunt which allows the students to interact with different professors from the School of Business.

Students in this community are pre-registered into a section of Computer Management Information Systems (CMIS) 108. This class is a general education requirement and thus fits into any major degree plan.


The Business FIC is located in Woodland Hall.

New students wishing to become part of a Focused Interest Community should indicate their interest on their University Housing application.

To learn more about the Focused Interest Communities, please contact Vicky Dean, Assistant Director of Residential Education at or (618) 650‑5296.

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