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Business Administration


finalized Januray 2015

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

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, Visiting Assistant Professor
B.S., University of Virginia; M.S., Harvard University; M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

DESIREE GRACE, Part-time Instructor
B.Acc., Augustana College; M.B.A., University of Iowa

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

JANIS LONERGAN, Frank Strohkarck Professor of Business and Economics
B.A., Northwestern; M.S., Ph.D., Southern Illinois

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

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

GREGORY P. TAPIS, Assistant Professor
B.S., Massachusetts Dartmouth; Ph.D., Mississippi State

KELLY PLEDGER WEEKS, Associate Professor
B.A., Rhodes; M.S., Memphis; Ph.D., Memphis

LINA ZHOU, Associate Professor
B.E., M.A., Central South University, China; M.A., Ph.D., 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-304, BUSN-305, BUSN-307, BUSN-309, BUSN-313, BUSN-351, PSYC-315.
Marketing (9 credits): Three of BUSN-322, BUSN-323, BUSN-324, BUSN-326, BUSN-327.
Finance (9 credits): Three of BUSN-332, BUSN-333, BUSN-334, 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

Students who complete a Senior Inquiry experience in another major may substitute a 3 credit 300- or 400-level psychology course for Senior Inquiry in Business Administration.

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

Courses (BUSN)