2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jun 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Business


College of Business

Rachel Clapp Smith, Ph.D., Dean


In the College of Business, we believe in making a difference through dedication, collaboration, and adaptability. The innovative programs in the College of Business will prepare you to meet the needs of today’s global business environment and provide you with opportunities to develop your leadership potential.

Competitions and experiential learning courses help you build a portfolio of work to impress employers. You will work with community partners in various courses, experiencing real-world topics. In the process, you will discover your passions, learn how to work as an effective team member, and develop innovative ways of thinking through cutting-edge technology and learning experiences.

Our faculty are dedicated to helping students realize their potential. Many faculty continue to work in their areas of expertise while others published award winning research and are recognized experts in their area of study. They will lead you from the classroom to career with innovative and challenging learning experiences.

We’ll help you connect with top employers through various career related events and position postings.  You’ll also build a set of skills that will help make you a career-ready individual at graduation through professional development seminars built into your curriculum.

Our graduates work for local, national, and international companies including Amazon, People’s Bank, Cleveland Cliffs, Franciscan Alliance, Enterprise Holdings, White Lodging, Aerotek, Hadady Corporation, Apple, KPMG, Exelon, Ritz Carlton, Four Seasons, Morningstar, Accenture, Starbucks, Coca Cola, Ernst & Young, PwC, Airbnb, Disney, Pratt Industries, Zimmer Biomet, Aflac, the Chicago Board Options Exchange, and the World Bank.

Please visit our website and click on individual degree programs to learn more about the courses you will take and discover the opportunities awaiting you in your program of interest. Please contact us if you have questions. Alternatively, just schedule a visit. We look forward to meeting you.

Accreditations

All of the undergraduate programs in the College of Business are nationally accredited at the highest levels. This ensures that each program is independently reviewed and meets the quality expectation for that profession.

  • Business Programs-Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, International (AACSB) http://www.aacsb.edu.
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management Programs- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA) http://www.acpha-cahm.org/

Program Offerings

Department of Managerial Studies

Degree Programs

Bachelor of Science in Business

Minor

Master of Business Administration

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Undergraduate Certificate

Department of Quantitative Business Studies

Degree Programs

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Bachelor of Science in Business

Minor

Master of Accountancy

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

White Lodging School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

Degree Programs

Bachelor of Science

Minor

Undergraduate Certificate