Business Administration (BUS)

Ralph Mason, Dean of the School of Business
Professor Penn
Assistant Professor Hays
Assistant Professor James
Assistant Professor Jinkiri      
Assistant Professor Roark
Assistant Professor Wallace

The division of business administration educates students in a manner that will enhance their opportunities for success in their chosen careers. A well-rounded education is provided with an emphasis in each of the following areas: accounting, business administration, finance, management, and marketing. As a Christian liberal arts university, Belhaven emphasizes the importance of Christian values and ethics. Business administration students will have real-world experience through an internship (BUS 450 or 451) or field study (BUS 445).

Business Administration Major: The B.S. degree in business administration requires 57 hours to include ACC 213-214, BUS 304, 305, 320, 326, 327, 360, 363, 414, 418, 419, 420, and BUS 445 or 450 or 451, ACC 301, ECO 205, ECO 206, BUS 120, and six semester hours of business electives.

Business Administration Minor: A minor in business administration requires 18 hours to include ACC 213 or BUS 210, BUS 320 and 326, ECO 205 or ECO 206, and six hours of business electives.

Finance Minor: A minor in finance requires nine hours of finance electives, six hours of business administration electives, and a finance internship.

International Business Minor: A minor in international business requires 18 hours to include BUS 110, 325, 336, 373 and 420; and one of the following, BUS 450, 451 or IST 450.

Management Minor: A minor in management requires nine hours of management electives and nine hours of business administration electives.

Marketing Minor: A minor in marketing requires nine hours of marketing electives, six of business administration electives, and a marketing internship.

Concentration: A concentration in Entrepreneurship requires BUS 327, BUS 307, six hours of business electives, a small business internship and an approved business plan by a faculty panel.

Honors Program: The business department offers opportunities for students to enroll in honors courses from its department. The following are general education, elective, and major courses that may be taken as honors courses: BUS 360, BUS 418, BUS 419, BUS 420, BUS 491, BUS 492. For students majoring in this department, one must pass a minimum of 12 hours of honors courses within the discipline and a minimum of six hours from the honors courses of other departments. Each course must be passed with a B or better. No more than 18 hours are required for the honors degree. For other honors program policies, see “Honors Program” located in the “Administration of the Curriculum” section of the catalogue.

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AAD - Arts Administration
ACC - Accounting
ART - Art
BHA - Health Administration
BIB - Biblical Studies
BIO - Biology
BUS - Business
CAS - Child Advocacy Studies
CES - Classical Education Studies
CHE - Chemistry
CJU - Criminal Justice
COM - Communication
COS - Council Studies
CSC - Computer Science
CWR - Creative Writing
DAN - Dance
ECO - Economics
EDU - Education
ELT - English Language Teaching
ENG - English
ESL - English as Second Lang
FAM - Family Studies
FLM - Film Production
FRE - French
GDS - Graphic Design
Geography
GER - German
GRE - Greek
HIS - History
HNS - Honors
HPE - Health and Physical Ed
HUM - Humanities
ICS - Intercultural Studies
IDS-Interdisciplinary Studies
IST - International Studies
LDS - Leadership Studies
MAT - Mathematics
MML- Ministry Leadership
MUS - Music
NUR - Nursing
PHI - Philosophy
PHY - Physics
PSC - Political Science
PSY - Psychology
REA - Reading
SAM - Sports Administration
SMA - Sports Management
SME - Sports Medicine
SOC - Sociology
SPA - Spanish
SPC - Speech Communication
SPE - Speech
SWK - Social Work
Teaching English as a Second Language TESL
THE - Theatre
WVC - Worldview Curriculum
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