Bestsellers: Carlson School of Management
Carlson School of Management classroom Courtesy of Carlson

Bestsellers: Carlson School of Management

A quick look at the most populated courses at University of Minnesota's business school.

The University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management has been around since 1919. With 13 degree programs, including bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, as well as executive education programs hosted domestically and abroad, the Carlson School has graduated nearly 60,000 alumni in more than 100 countries. We asked for the three courses with the highest enrollment this fall, from its core curriculum. 

ACCT 2051: Introduction to Financial Reporting

Enrollment: 1,050

This course is part of the “Foundations & Impact” section of the core curriculum, exploring basics of accounting and other reporting topics.

BA 2551: Business Statistics in R

Enrollment: 866

Serving as an introduction to statistics, the purpose of this course is to improve data-driven decision making in the R, a computer language for statistical computing
and graphics.

MKTG 3001: Principles of Marketing

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Enrollment: 623

An introduction to terms, concepts, and skills for analyzing marketing problems. The class uses cases from actual organizations to analyze factors affecting product, pricing, promotion, and distribution decisions.