Nov 18, 2018  
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

School of Business


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School of Business

110 Eisenberg Building
724-738-4865

Chair

Kurt Schimmel

Assistant Chairs

Melanie Anderson

David Jordan

Secretaries
Brenda Best and Michele Orr

 

Faculty
Frances Amatucci, Melanie Anderson, Thuy Bui, Anindya Chatterjee, Natalie Dick, Jeffrey Forrest, Diane Galbraith, John Golden, Abel Gyan, Abdou Jallow, Benjamas Jirasakuldech, Baek-Kyoo Joon, David Jordan, Stephen Larson, Yi Li, Larry McCarthy, Sunita Mondal, Donald Mong, Jeananne Nicholls, Jennifer Nightingale, Theresa Phipps, Rajeeb Poudel, Kurt Schimmel, Edward Scott, Roger Solano, Pavani Tallapally, Frederick Tannery, Jesus Valencia, Theresa Wajda, Liang Xu

 

Vision
Success starts here.

Mission
The mission of the College of Business is to offer academic programs that provide opportunities for the personal and professional development of a diverse population, and to prepare individuals for careers in the public and private sectors, as well as for graduate education. These programs are intended to foster the knowledge and skills that are needed in a globally interdependent and technologically sophisticated marketplace.

The primary emphasis lies with our commitment to students. Learning occurs in an applied environment that enhances individual student development through working relationships with a community of scholars dedicated to teaching excellence, scholarship, and service.

 

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 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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