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
(B.S., Business Administration).They choose from five areas of concentration that
are housed within two departments:
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- 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 Information Systems - Students prepare for careers using quantitative information, electronic data processing
and operations to make business decisions regarding computer systems.
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
- Business Administration
- 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 consent from the College of Business. The minor must
be completed prior to graduation.
The College of Business is accredited by the Accreditation Council For Business Schools and Programs.