A business class at Tulane University (Photo by Tulane Public Relations)

When it comes to taking business classes, many of them can be a real challenge for college students. There is a big learning curve on how to manage a business, the economics of it, and what certain industries are really all about. These are just a few of the subjects that are taught in college business classes. If you are a business major or need to take a few courses for your degree, you will likely be using one of the following textbooks. That is because, according to Top10textbooks.com, these are the best business textbooks in terms of how comprehensive they are and how much you can get out of them. Even though some of these titles may seem a bit complicated on the surface, the content inside is excellent:

1) Managerial Accounting (Fourteenth Edition) by Ray Garrison, Eric Noreen, and Peter Brewer (2011 – McGraw Hill)

2) Principles of Economics (Sixth Edition) by N. Gregory Mankiw (2011 – South-Western College)

3) Business Law: Text and Cases – Legal, Ethical, Global, and Corporate Environment (Twelfth Edition) by Kenneth W. Clarkson, Roger LeRoy Miller, and Frank B. Cross (2011 – South-Western College)

4) Macroeconomics (Nineteenth Edition) by Campbell McConnell, Stanley Brue, and Sean Flynn (2011 – McGraw Hill)

5) Cost Accounting: A Managerial Emphasis (Fourteenth Edition) by Charles T. Horngren, Srikant M. Datar, and Madhav Rajan (2011 – Prentice Hall)

6) Marketing Management (Fourteenth Edition) by Philip Kotler and Kevin Keller (2011 – Prentice Hall)

7) Intermediate Accounting (Thirteenth Edition) by Donald E. Kieso, Jerry J. Weygandt, and Terry D. Warfield (2009 – John Wiley and Sons, Inc.) ”

8) Human Resource Management (Thirteenth Edition) by Robert L. Mathis, John H. Jackson (2010 – South-Western College)

9) Financial Management: Theory & Practice (Thirteenth Edition) by Eugene F. Brigham, and Michael C. Ehrhardt (2010 – South-Western College)

10) Fundamentals of Corporate Finance [Standard Edition] (Ninth Edition) by Stephen Ross, Randolph Westerfield, and Bradford Jordan (2009 – McGraw Hill)

As the list indicates, many of these textbooks are in their later editions. Some have had 19 different editions, which means the books have been revised that many times and have reached a point where almost everything in the books is spot-on accurate and easy to understand. If you need to get one of these books, be sure to look online by going to Textbooks.org. Search for the books by typing in the title of each one that you need. The site has a great price comparison feature to check the prices of the book from various online outlets. You can also check your local campus bookstore or any off-campus textbook outlets in your area. Because these books are rated very well, most bookstores will have them in stock.