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  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

School of Business


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School of Business

110 Eisenberg Building
724-738-4865

Chair
Bruce Orvis

Assistant Chair
Frances Amatucci

Secretaries
Brenda Best and Lori Marttala

Faculty
Frances Amatucci, Melanie Anderson, John Buttermore, Anindya Chatterjee, David Culp, Diane Galbraith, John Golden, Fusun Gonul, Benjama Jirasakuldech, David Jordan, Sunita Mondal, Donald Mong, Jeananne Nicholls, Abbas Noorbakhsh, Bruce Orvis, Ahmad Shahidi, Roger Solano, Pavani Tallapally, Frederick Tannery, Jesus Valencia, Theresa Wajda, Fred Webb,

Vision
Success starts here.

Mission
Helping students build strong foundations for successful careers:

  • Written and oral communication skills
  • information technology
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Ethics 
  • Professional proficiency

The School of Business supports this mission through a focus on:

  • Globalism 
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ethical decision making
  • Student engagement
  • Experiential learning
  • Sustainability
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership

Slippery Rock University’s School of Business, as part of the College of Business, Information, and Social Sciences, exists to serve students interested in business careers and to equip them with the necessary knowledge and skills to become the business leaders of tomorrow. The School of Business offers the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree and a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Health Care Administration and Management.

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree includes the ability to choose amongst six majors: accounting, economics, finance, management, sustainable management, and marketing. All students complete a core of business courses designed to provide them with a solid foundation in the main functional areas of business in addition to courses in their major. Graduation requirements for all students pursuing the BSBA degree include a minimum 2.000 grade point average in courses designated as the BSBA core, a minimum 2.500 grade point average in courses constituting the major field of study (accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing), and a minimum 2.000 grade point average in all coursework taken at Slippery Rock University. Transfer students must earn at least 30 credits in business courses at Slippery Rock University in order to be eligible for the degree. (Twelve of these credits must apply to the students’ major in the degree.)

The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Health Care Administration and Management (HCAM) offers students the ability to choose a general track or a specialty emphasis tracks in information technology, marketing, or finance. Graduation requirements  for all students pursuing the BS degree include a minimum 2.50 grade point average in courses constituting the major, and a minimum 2.00 grade point average in all coursework taken at Slippery Rock University. Transfer students must earn at least 30 credits in HCAM courses at Slippery Rock University in order to be eligible for the degree.

For detailed course course information see the Course Descriptions section of this catalog or the program of interest.

Students currently enrolled at SRU in another degree program cannot declare business or HCAM as their until their overall GPA is 2.50 or higher. All students must complete at least 48 credits of upper division coursework for graduation.

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