Overview

The primary objective of the School of Business is to prepare students for successful and rewarding careers in traditional business occupations establishing a strong foundation for management and executive roles and responsibilities. The School of Business offers five degrees (all Bachelor of Arts): accounting, finance, international business, management, and marketing. These programs reflect a belief that professionals require technical and leadership skills that are balanced with the perspective, critical thinking, and communication skills produced by a combined business and liberal arts education.

Degree Objectives

This major requires the development of a specific plan and input from a financial advisor.

Career Opportunities

Many career choices are available in finance. The three principal areas of employment are the following:

  • Corporate finance
  • Banking
  • Investments

Faculty

  • David Bryant, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
  • Chris Glenski, C.P.A.
    Associate Professor and Accounting Program Chair
  • Jan Hansen, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
  • Brian Henry, M.S.B, M.B.A.
    Assistant Professor and Finance Program Chair
  • Donald Hoy, J.D.
    Professor Emeritus
  • Clay Johnston, M.B.A.
    Assistant Professor and Marketing Program Chair
  • Michael King, J.D.
    Director, School of Business & Associate Professor
  • Deborah Reed, M.B.A.
    Associate Professor
  • Madeline Rogers, J.D.
    Assistant Professor
  • Kristen Whiteley
    Assistant Professor

Suggested Sequence of Courses

Freshmen Year

Liberal Arts Core (e.g., ENGL-1010) 3
Liberal Arts Core (e.g., THEO-1100) 3
Liberal Arts Core (Foreign Language) 4
GNST-1000 BC Experience 1
BUSI-1650 Quantitative Methods for Bus 3
ACCT-2090 Prin. of Financial Accounting 3
Total 17

Liberal Arts Core (e.g., PHIL-1750) 3
Liberal Arts Core (Foreign Language) 4
Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., Nat. World) 4
BUSI-2650 Business Statistics 3
ACCT-2010 Prin. of Managerial Accounting 3
Total 17

Sophomore Year

Liberal Arts Core (EXSC-1115, Wellness) 1
Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., History) 3
Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., Nat. World) 3
General Elective 3
ECON-2090 Macroeconomics 3
MGMT-2250 Prin. of Bus. Management 3
Total 16

Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., Philosophy) 3
Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., Aesthetic) 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
ECON-2100 Principles of Microeconomics 3
FINC-3100 Principles of Finance 3
Total 18

Junior Year

Liberal Arts Foundation (THEO-2000)* 3
General Elective 3
MKTG-3100 Principles of Marketing 3
BUSI-3710 Legal Environment of Business 3
FINC-4100 Corporate Finance 3
Total 15

Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., History) 3
General Elective 3
ECON-3060 Money and Banking 3
FINC-4650 Finance Spreadsheet Modeling 3
FINC-4910 Investments 3
Total 15

Experiential Learning Requirement (FINC-4780): Junior–Senior Year

Senior Year

Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., Aesthetic) 3
Liberal Arts Foundation (PHIL-3250)* 3
BUSI-4850 Executive Writing Seminar 2
ACCT-4200 Finan. Stmt Analy. & Bus Val 3
FINC-4900 International Finance 3
ACCT or ECON Elective 3
Total 17

Liberal Arts Core (EXSC Fitness course) 1
Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., Faith) 3
BUSI-4900 Strategic Management 3
BUSI-4860 Ethics Seminar 1
FINC-4950 Advanced Corp. Finance 3
FINC Elective 3
FINC-COMP Senior Comprehensive cr
Total 14

*A Liberal Arts Foundation course that is required for all majors in the School of Business as a prerequisite for the Capstone Curriculum BUSI-4860, Seminar on Ethics and Morality for Business Professionals.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated July 5, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sep 2019
Duration
8 semesters
Full-time
Price
29,500 USD
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