How Much Math Do You Need to get a Degree in Business Administration?

Do you need calculus for a business degree? Does a business degree require a lot of math? These are just a couple of questions students considering going back to school may ask about the curriculum. Don't let fear of a certain subject deter you from a degree that can ultimately help you have the career of your dreams. Here is what you can expect from an undergraduate business degree and an MBA.  We'll also show you some options for business majors that require last math classes, and supply some considerations when choosing your business major. Keep reading for more.

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What Makes a Good Police Officer?

Starting a career as a police officer can be exciting, invigorating, and even a little bit intimidating.  We reached out to existing police officers, including Dr. Patrick Calhoun who has 24 years experience with the Tulsa Police Department, and asked them what they thought is required to succeed in this profession. As you prepare for a meaningful career protecting the safety of others, consider how you can improve your skills and provide the best service possible.

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What Veterans Need to Know About Going Back to School

Thanks to the Post-9/11 GI Bill and other benefits, many veterans return to college after leaving the service. In 2017, 28 percent of all veterans over the age of 25 had completed some type of postsecondary degree or credential. 

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Best Study Spots in Downtown Tulsa

Sometimes the best thing you can do for your productivity is to get out of your regular study spot, away from the noise, and find a great coffee shop, library, park, or other area to get some studying done without the distractions of day-to-day life. We've rounded up some of the best study spaces in downtown Tulsa for you to try out!

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Does Virtual Reality Hold the Key to Online Degree Programs?

A generation ago, virtual reality offered little more than complex video games behind funny glasses. Today, virtual reality boasts wide potential to improve almost every aspect of human life. Adventurous spirits use virtual reality to travel to places they’ve never been, without the expense of real travel. People with dementia can relive their memories and improve cognition, while scientists use VR technology to better understand the lived experiences of neurodivergent children and adults. 

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Student Success Series: Tips for Improving Your Public Speaking Skills

Glossophobia, better known as fear of public speaking, is the most common phobia. It affects as many as 75 percent of people. Sufferers with more intense forms of this phobia may agonize over speeches and presentations for days, experiencing physical side effects such as sweating and a rapid heart rate. These annoying symptoms can intensify the phobia because they make it more difficult to deliver a compelling speech. After all, no one wants to stand in front of a class or board room with a shaking voice and sweaty palms. 

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8 Ways to Succeed as a Business Student

Going back to school to study business can be an amazing investment in your career or in a business you plan to start. However every business-minded person knows you can't just make an investment and check out. To be successful requires hard work, follow up, and diligence to ensure it pays off. Here are some ways you can make the most of your degree and time as a business student.

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Careers You Can Have with a Criminal Justice Degree (Aside from Being a Cop)

Earning a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice can prepare you for a variety of roles. While most people outside of the field may expect graduates to pursue careers as police officers, the options actually range widely and can pay more with less stress. Depending on their interests and propensity to undertake further education, students can qualify for any number of exciting career fields where they can help provide safety for those around them. These are some of the careers and salaries they may find.

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Top Trends That Will Impact Adult Education in the New Decade

Education is as old as humanity itself. Our drives to learn more, to explore our world, and to follow curiosity to its natural limits have built civilizations. Now those desires are propelling new technologies and trends that will change the way we learn in the next century. 

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How to Tell if a Doctorate Degree is Right for You

Enrollment in doctoral programs has steadily increased as students pursue deeper understanding, better job opportunities, and higher wages. For many students, a doctorate offers a path to life in academia. Forty-nine percent of people who complete doctorates work in higher education. Even if a life in higher education isn’t for you, doctoral training can make you a more attractive job candidate in virtually any field. 

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