Department of Accounting, Finance, Healthcare Administration, and Information Systems
The Department offers four different baccalaureate programs: (1) Bachelor of Science in Accounting, (2) Bachelor of Science in Banking and Finance, (3) Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration, and (4) Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems. The Healthcare Administration degree will be available in January 2015 pending approval by SACS. In addition, we offer degrees in Business Administration with concentrations in Management Information Systems and Healthcare Administration. We also offer various minors for business and non-business majors. Our goal is to provide students with a well-rounded experience that includes solid academic preparation, exposure to professionals in each field of endeavor, quality internship programs and access to regional and national job fairs.
Bachelor of Science in Accounting
The Bachelor of Science degree program in Accounting is designed to offer professional education to qualified students who seek careers in the field of accounting. The program emphasizes the learning of the concepts and practices of accounting along with the development of analytical skills in areas of data processing, management, mathematics, and statistics.
Bachelor of Science in Banking and Finance
The Bachelor of Science in Banking and Finance is designed to provide students with the practical and analytical skills required to pursue successful careers in both the private and public sectors. Graduates will have a sound understanding of financial concepts, financial instruments, financial institutions, and the techniques that are employed in the finance profession.
Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration (pending SACS approval)
The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration is designed to provide students with a quality education that will prepare them for employment in the health care profession or for further study leading to advanced degrees.
Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems
The Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems is designed to prepare students with skills to evaluate, design, implement, manage, and utilize systems to generate information to improve efficiency and effectiveness of decision making
The School of Business and Economics is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) which is one of the most prestigious and rigorous accrediting programs. Currently, less than one-third of the US business schools and only 15 percent of the international business schools have earned AACSB accreditation.