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Joseph Fielding Smith Building

Prepare for a future career by learning about professionalism, business practices, and more.
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Step into Academic Excellence

Housing the Accounting, Business, Communications, Economics, Finance, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Language & Letters departments, the Smith building provides an incredible educational atmosphere. This building was also named for the 10th President of the Church.
Students walking in front of the Smith Building
Business for a Global Stage
The Smith Building houses the departments of accounting, business, economics, interdisciplinary studies, and language and international studies.
Sister Kristin Wright teaches Beginning Spanish class.
ESL Students Welcomed
The BYU-Idaho English Translation Center (ETC) helps ESL students improve their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, and find success in their classes.
Brian Felt's Russian Class
Improve Your Language Skills
The foreign language department offers classes in Chinese, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. An international studies program allows students to further develop linguistic and international competency within a disciplinary specialty.
"English isn’t my first language and I was very scared to start school in America. My first class was an English class in the Smith Building. The professor was so patient. To this day I’m grateful for the foundation that class and the professor helped build."
"IBC gives students real business situations that they can talk about with potential employers. "
Did You Know?

BYU-Idaho supports student-led Integrated Business Core (IBC) companies. Students receive hands-on experience with marketing, managing, and operating a real business as part of their business studies.
Students walking in front of the Smith Building

Joseph Fielding Smith Building Features

  • Accounting Tutor Lab
  • Economic Tutor Lab
  • Foreign Language Conversation Lab
  • IBC Groups
  • Language Centers
  • Presentation Practice Center