The Exploring Business Majors Learning Community is for first-year students in Exploratory Studies. This LC will help students explore different majors in Business at Purdue. Activities include presentations on various management fields (i.e. sports, non-profit, aerospace, etc.), preparing a meal for a local homeless shelter, a campus resource scavenger hunt, and pizza and bowling nights. Bi-weekly dinners with other LC students promote social interaction within the community. The goal of this LC is to help students find the right major in a business-related field at Purdue.


  • First-time beginning students admitted to Exploratory Studies who have an interest in learning about business-related majors at Purdue
  • This LC is available to Honors College participants; those students will live with the Honors College and participate in the course(s) and activities of the LC

Residential Component

  • OPTIONAL in Owen Hall
  • Information about this residence hall can be found here
  • If you choose this option, your roommate in most cases will be a member of the LC
  • Completing a housing contract is a separate process from applying for the LC



Fall 2016 Semester

Associated Classes

EDPS 10500


Events and Activities Included:

  • Boiler Challenge ropes course
  • Campus resource scavenger hunt
  • Information sessions on business-related majors around campus
  • Periodic meals with faculty members
  • Study groups
  • Guest speakers
  • Pizza and bowling night
  • Community service projects


Information above is subject to change. If you are placed in the LC, the associated courses will be on your schedule prior to you registering for the rest of your courses.

Student Success at Purdue, KRCH 4th Floor, 1198 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, (765) 494-9328,

2014 Purdue University | An equal access/equal opportunity university | Copyright Complaints | Maintained by Student Success

If you have trouble accessing this page because of a disability, please contact Office of Student Success at