The College of Business is accredited by the Accreditation Council For Business Schools and Programs. Students who graduate from the College earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration (B.S., Business Administration). They choose from five areas of concentration that are housed within two departments:
Accounting and Finance
Accounting - Students are prepared for careers in public, private or not-for-profit accounting. Areas covered include financial, managerial and not-for-profit auditing, taxation and business law.
Finance - Students prepare for corporate financial management, capital markets, securities and portfolio management for positions in banks, insurance companies, brokerages and other financial institutions.
Management, Marketing And Management Information Systems
Management- Students learn about administration and human resource or personnel management, labor relations, and theories of organizations for positions in industry, retail, corporations, and government.
Marketing - Students learn advertising, consumer behavior, distribution systems and research techniques for positions in sales, telemarketing, buying, supervision and general management
Management Information Systems - Students prepare for careers using quantitative information, electronic data processing, and operations to make business decisions regarding computer systems.
Minors in the College of Business
Students from other colleges, or COB students concentrating in other areas, can elect to add a minor in Business. The College of Business offers minors in the following areas:
Human Resource Management
Management Information Systems
Sales and Sales Management
To be admitted into a Business Minor Program, students must submit to the College of Business Office of Academic Advising (BHS 435) a Program Application Form. Each applicant must (1) successfully complete proficiency exams in Reading, Math and English; (2) complete 24 hours of college or university level work, including: MATH 162, ENG 128, and either ECON 101 or ECON 102 (business administration minors take ENG 279; and (3) earn at least a 2.5 or better GPA on all college work.
Students must pass each of the required courses with a "C" or better.
Comparable courses for the prerequisites may be acceptable and some substitutions for MGMT 249 may be allowed with the consent from the College of Business. The minor must be completed prior to graduation.