Undergraduate Programs

You'll Gain a Solid Foundation

The Leighton School curriculum is focused on providing you with a strong general education, as well as a solid base in the fundamentals of business administration that develops strong interpersonal, communications and decision-making skills. In addition, you'll complement your study with concentrated coursework in one or more of Leighton School's 12 career-oriented majors.

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The Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics offers minors specialized for students majoring in business as well as those majoring in other subjects. A minor from the Leighton School can help you diversify your undergraduate degree with additional business skills.

At the Leighton School, you'll find success in the classroom and in your future careers. Our faculty are not only outstanding researchers in their fields, but also passionate, caring educators, who prepare you to excel in today's fast-paced, dynamic business environment.


Scholarships can play a very important part in making your college education affordable and attainable. We encourage you to begin your search for scholarships early, pay close attention to deadlines and ask questions along the way.


Internships are an important part of your education at the Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics. They allow you to test drive possible career paths and companies, develop new skills in the field, and offer training and supervision that facilitates learning and makes you more employable.

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Leighton School Career Planning Office

The Leighton School Career Planning Office is available to assist business and economics students throughout their college careers. Our programs and services will help you make informed decisions about your future in business. From choosing a major, to job search strategies, to connecting with potential employers, we’ll help you launch your career in business.

For more information about the Career Planning Office at the Leighton School, contact Mike Esposito.

Student Life

Make time to join a club and attend events. The more you participate, the more you gain.

The Leighton School has three honorary societies and a variety of student organizations where students can pursue their interests in various fields of business.

IU South Bend offers more than 70 clubs, as well as a school newspaper, The Preface. The Office of Student Life oversees Titan Productions, a student-operated organization which brings a variety of events to campus. IU South Bend hosts Division 1 NAIA men's and women's basketball teams, as well as intramural and club sports.