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AMANDA BAUGOUS, Associate Professor, Chair
B.S., Drake University; M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee

GEORGE BOONE, Instructor
B.A., Rowan University; M.A., Villanova University; Ph.D. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

HYEONG-GYU CHOI, Assistant Professor
B.S., Ohio State University; M.B.A., University of Findlay; M.L.R.H.R., Cleveland State University; Ph.D., University of Memphis

ANN E. ERICSON, Professor
B.A., Augustana; M.S., Illinois; Ph.D., Iowa; C.P.A., Iowa; C.M.A.

B.A., Denison University; M.S., University of Illinois

SHEILA GOINS, Assistant Professor
B.P., Urban Planning, University of Virginia; M.S., Harvard University; M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

DESIREE GRACE, Part-time Instructor of Business Administration
B.A., Accounting and Political Science, Augustana College; M.B.A., University of Iowa

STEPHEN JONES, Part-time Instructor of Business Administration
B.A., University of Iowa and Augustana College

MELINDA R. MAHON, Instructor
B.S., Western Illinois University;  M.B.A., University of Iowa

DENNIS NORLING, Part-time Instructor of Business Adminstration
B.A., Augustana College; J.D., University of Illinois

MAMATA MARMÉ, Instructor and Advising Coordinator  
B.Stat., M.Stat., Indian Statistical Institute; M.S., University of Illinois

JENNIFER PALAR, Assistant Professor
B.A., M.O.L., St. Ambrose University;  Ph.D., University of Mississippi;  SPHR;  SHRM-SCP

TRANG PHAN, Assistant Professor 
B.C.S., Hanoi University of Technology; M.C.S., Vietnam National University, Hanoi; M.B.A., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa

DAVID THORNBLAD, Assistant Professor
B.A., Augustana College; M.M., University of Miami; Ph.D., Virginia Tech

LINA ZHOU, Associate Professor
B.E., M.A., Central South University, China; M.A., Ph.D., University of Mississippi; C.F.A.

MAJOR IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION. Required foundation courses (21 credits, must be completed by the end of junior year): BUSN-205, BUSN-211, BUSN-212 (MATH-315, MATH-316 may be substituted for BUSN-211, BUSN-212). ACCT-201, ACCT-202. ECON-201, ECON-202. A grade-point average of at least 2.0 must be maintained within each of the four foundation categories: (1) ACCT-201, ACCT-202, (2) ECON-201, ECON-202, (3) BUSN-211, BUSN-212 and (4) BUSN-205.

Required core courses (9 credits): BUSN-301, BUSN-321, BUSN-331.

Required area of emphasis in one of the following areas:

Management (9 credits): Three of BUSN-303, BUSN-305, BUSN-306, BUSN-307, BUSN-309, BUSN-310, BUSN-313, BUSN-351, PSYC315.

Marketing (9 credits): Three of BUSN-322, BUSN-323, BUSN-324, BUSN-326, BUSN-327, BUSN-363.

Finance (9 credits): Three of BUSN-332, BUSN-333, BUSN-334, BUSN-335 and ECON-345, ECON-362.

International Business (9 credits): BUSN-363 and ECON-361, ECON-362.

Management Information Systems (15 credits): BUSN-351, BUSN-352, CSC-211, CSC-212, CSC-310.

Required Senior Inquiry experience in one of the following:

Business Policy (3 credits): BUSN-479

Business Simulation (3 credits): BUSN-474

Independent Research Seminar (3 credits): BUSN-476, BUSN-477 & BUSN-478

International Business Strategy (3 credits) BUSN-475

See International Business for a description of the major. Students cannot major in both business administration and international business.

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