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Cost, closeness to home, and science opportunities. They offered the most scholarships and the college is known for producing STEM majors with high success rates. I am also from the Portland area and wasn't looking to travel too far away from home.
I believe the courses I've taken so far have been good at giving me a basic understanding of each subject I've taken. I also believe some have gone into too much detail and I was tested on things I won't need to know in the future in some cases.
The University of Oregon is known for being the birth of Nike and their sports business program is one of the top programs in the nation. I wanted to be immersed in sports and this was the way I thought was best. Business is all about the network you create and this program not only teaches you the technical skills needed in the business sector, but also the skills to help connect students to alumni.
It is part of the business school, so before you can even get into the business school, there are prerequisites that are needed such as business calculus and accounting in addition to writing. It takes about two years to complete those prerequisites, so many students do not reach the business school requirements until their third year. The curriculum can be extremely challenging, but there are numerous resources that are available to provide support in order for students to pass these classes.