Enterprising (Persuaders)

People who like to work with people; direct influence, persuade, perform, lead, or manage for organizational goals or economic gain; adventurous, outgoing, energetic.

Enterprising Majors, Classes, & Careers

Step 1: Complete the Spartan Interest Assessment 

Please complete the Spartan Interest Assessment and read the information on your results. Next, if you’re interested in learning more about Enterprising majors, classes, and careers, take some time to explore the information in the next steps. Feel free to explore majors, classes, and careers for as many categories that interest you. 

Step 2: Enterprising Majors, Classes, Careers & more

Take a few minutes to explore potential majors, classes, and careers for the Enterprising (Persuaders) category. We encourage you to write down any areas that you would like to learn more about. Be sure to take note of any questions you might have about these as well. 

  • Enterprising Majors

    View MSU majors that might interest you. Learn about each major's requirements on our Academic Programs Catalog, and click here to find out, "What can I do with this Major?"

    • Accounting
    • Advertising Creative
    • Advertising Management
    • Agribusiness Management
    • Applied Engineering Sciences
    • Communication
    • Communication Leadership and Strategy
    • Composition
    • Computational Mathematics - BA/BS
    • Construction Management
    • Economic Geography
    • English
    • Finance
    • Food Industry Management
    • History
    • Hospitality Business
    • Human Resource Management
    • Humanities - Pre-Law Program
    • Interdisciplinary Humanities
    • Jazz Studies
    • Journalism
    • Management
    • Marketing
    • Music Performance
    • Political Science (General & Pre-Law)
    • Political Theory & Constitutional Democracy
    • Professional Writing
    • Public Relations
    • Social Relations and Policy
    • Social Work
    • Sociology – BA/BS
    • Studio Art – BA/BFA
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Sustainable Parks, Recreation and Tourism
    • Theatre - BA/BFA
    • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Enterprising Classes

    View exploratory classes for the Enterprising (Persuaders) category. Learn about course descriptions here

    • ACC 230 (3): Survey of Accounting Concepts
    • ACC 250 (1): Preparing for an Accounting Career
    • ACM 271 (3): Introduction to Arts and Cultural Management
    • ADV 205 (3): Principles of Advertising
    • AFRE 100 (3): Decision-making in the Agri-Food System
    • AFRE 222 (3) Agribusiness and Food Industry Sales
    • ANR 250 (3): Global Issues in Agriculture and Natural Resources
    • BUS 102 (1): Career Seminar for Business
    • CAS 114 (3): Creativity and Innovative Entrepreneurship
    • CMP 100 (2): Principles of Construction Management
    • COM 225 (3): An Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
    • COM 240 (4): Introduction to Organizational Communication
    • COM 275 (3): Effects of Mass Communication
    • CSS 120 (3): Issues in Food and Agriculture
    • CSS 124 (2): Intro to Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems
    • CSUS 200 (3): Introduction to Sustainability
    • CSUS 215 (3): International Development and Sustainability
    • CSUS 273 (3): Introduction to Travel and Tourism
    • CSUS 276 (3): Sustaining Our National Parks & Recreation Lands
    • EAD 315 (3): Student Leadership Training
    • EC 201 (3): Introduction to Microeconomics
    • EC 202 (3): Introduction to Macroeconomics
    • EEM 255 (3): Ecological Economics
    • ESHP 170 (3): Startup: Business Model Development
    • ESHP 190 (3): The Art of Starting
    • FIM 220 (3): Food Product Marketing
    • FOR 101 (3): Michigan’s Forests
    • FOR 202 (3): Introduction to Forestry
    • FW 101 (3): Fundamentals of Fisheries and Wildlife
    • FW 110 (3): Conservation and Management of Marine Resources
    • GEO 113 (3): Introduction to Economic Geography
    • GEO 330 (3): Geography of the U.S. & Canada
    • GLG 202 (3): Geology of Michigan
    • GSAH 220 (3): Global Interactions and Identities
    • GSAH 230 (3): Values, Experience, and Difference in Global Contexts
    • HB 100 (2): Introduction to Hospitality Business
    • HB 105 (2): Service Management Principles
    • HB 210 (3): Introduction to the Casino Industry
    • HB 237 (3): Hospitality Lodging Systems
    • HB 267 (3): Management of Food and Beverage Systems
    • HDFS 238 (3): Personal Finance
    • HRLR 201 (3): Human Capital and Society
    • HRLR 211 (3): Introduction to Organizational Leadership
    • HRT 207 (1): Horticulture Career Development
    • HRT 102 (2): Plants for Food, Fun, and Profit
    • HST 213 (3): U.S. Business and Economic History
    • HST 220 (3): History of Food and Alcohol
    • HST 255 (3): American Cinema and the American Century
    • JRN 108 (3): The World of Media
    • JRN 218 (3): Sports Media
    • MI 101 (3): Understanding Media and Information
    • PR 260 (3): Principles of Public Relations
    • SOC 215 (3): Race and Ethnicity
    • SOC 216 (3): Sex and Gender
    • THR 208 (2): Innovation through Improvisation
    • TSM 130: Energy Efficiency and Conservation in Agricultural Systems
    • UP 100 (3): The City
    • UP 201 (4): Introduction to Urban and Regional Planning
  • Enterprising Careers

    View careers for the Enterprising (Persuaders) category:

    • Administrative Services Manager
    • Advertising Manager
    • Air Traffic Controller
    • Attorney
    • Buyer or Purchasing Manager
    • Construction Manager
    • Customer Relations Professional
    • Education Administrator
    • Farmer or Rancher
    • Field Organizer
    • Financial Manager
    • Flight Attendant
    • Health Services Manager
    • Lodging Manager
    • Meeting or Convention Planner
    • Personal Financial Advisor
    • Property Manager
    • Public Relations Specialist
    • Real Estate Agent or Broker
    • Real Estate Appraiser or Assessor
    • Restaurant Manager
    • Retail Salesperson
    • Securities Broker
    • Social Media Manager or Influencer
    • Supply Chain Analyst
    • Top Executive

Step 3: What’s next?

Now that you have identified majors, classes, and careers that you would like to learn about, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with an Exploratory Advisor to discuss what you’ve learned, and identify the next steps in your exploration process.