Business

Business Majors

Learn the fundamental concepts and strategies used by all kinds of successful organizations in our Bachelor in Business Administration program,

then take it to the next level.

Challenge yourself against real-world business scenarios.

Run an international commercial “bank”, competing against your classmates in a complex global simulation.

Design a mountain resort which resolves your dreams in practical and fiscal reality.

Develop your product idea from “wouldn’t it be cool” to functional proposal, complete with market analysis, complete presentation plan, and elevator pitch, in SNC Tahoe’s Business Plan Competition series.

Hone your knowledge and skills in an internship.

Our students have interned – and sometimes continued into permanent jobs – at area businesses and non-profits including Vail Resorts, Paine-Weber/UBS, the Energy Conservation Department, the venture capital firm Sierra Angels, Prim Associates, Diamond Peak Ski Resort, and Deep Distributors.


Why SNC?


Business administration is not just spreadsheets and strategic plans.

Success in our increasingly global, complex, and unpredictable world demands “soft” skills and entrepreneurial attitudes: collaboration and teamwork; clear and compelling communication; accepting risk and “failing forward”; creative imagination coupled with hard-nosed practicality. You will continually use and improve those skills as you work with faculty and mentors who have decades of experience in a surprising variety of endeavors.

Our faculty’s leadership backgrounds range across technology entrepreneurship and R&D-to-market innovation; major sports organizations and Hollywood studios; international banking and overseas development; ski area ownership/operations and hospitality marketing.

Prepare for your future in the Bachelor in Business Administration program, whether that involves professional employment at a private company, non-profit, or governmental agency; continued post-graduate education; or starting your own business.


Our Students Say it Best …

Colleen Healey Business major takes a break from snowboarding for a picture

Colleen Healey

Major: Global Business Management

Class of 2019

Entering the Pitch Competition got me interested in entrepreneurship. It was certainly intimidating, but I developed great skills and abilities. My goal is to make the U.S. Snowboard Team, compete in the World Cup, and to start a career in management in the snow sport industry. . . . Read More

Cole Lyon, free skiier at SNC, takes a break from his Ski Business & Resort Management Homework by hiking in the Tahoe Basin

Cole Lyon

Major: Marketing, Ski Business and Resort Management

Class of 2019

As you can probably tell by now, skiing is what I am most passionate about. Skiing became my sole passion from an early age and shaped who I have become today. I knew I needed some form of higher education but I wasn’t ready to give up skiing, which made SNC the perfect choice. . . . Read More


Meet Our Faculty

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