105 Eisenberg Building
College of Business, Information, and Social Sciences Website
Bruce W. Russell
Assistant to the Dean
Barbara P. Porter
School of Business
Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
Slippery Rock University’s College of Business, Information, and Social Sciences is comprised of six academic departments: communication, computer science, military science, political science sociology/anthropology/social work and the School of Business which includes the programs of accounting, economics, finance, health services management, human resource management, international business, management, and marketing.
Increasingly, information and information processing are becoming more important in daily life. Businesses are becoming more involved with information and its processing as both a product and a service. People, too, feel the effects of this rapidly developing emphasis upon information. The university enhances opportunities for students to keep pace with a continually changing society. The information, social science, and business administration programs are thus united as one college to provide focus and unity for the students.
Students majoring in the College of Business, Information, and Social Sciences must satisfy the university’s liberal studies program requirements in addition to meeting specific major degree requirements. Study in the liberal arts, which contributes to life-long happiness and productivity, assists in developing skills in such areas as oral and written communication, problem-solving, and mathematics. With specific departmental degree requirements, students who major in the College of Business, Information, and Social Sciences are assured of both breadth and depth of knowledge. The social sciences provide students with a disciplined approach to both the theories and methodologies that will assist them in understanding society and culture. The curriculum is committed to creating a learning environment of self-awareness and a sense of perpetual growth and development. Disciplines include: government, military science, anthropology, political science, sociology, criminology, and social work.
The College of Business, Information, and Social Sciences also combines popular and rapidly changing fields of study, supported with modern technological equipment and facilities for such areas as computer science, information systems, information technology, multimedia technology, journalism and broadcasting.
Students who have inquiries regarding programs in the College of Business, Information, and Social Sciences should contact specific departmental chairpersons or the office of the dean of the college.