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  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018

School of Business Administration


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Chan Shun Hall, Room #201
269-471-3632; FAX: 269-471-6158
sba-info@andrews.edu
www.andrews.edu/SBA

Ralph Trecartin, Dean
Jerry Chi, Assistant Dean

Mission

The School of Business Administration offers high quality education in business at the bachelor’s and master’s levels to all who qualify, both church members and others of goodwill. We emphasize excellence in teaching in our disciplines,  challenging students to search for knowledge and for that wisdom illumined by Christian insight in preparation for service to the world.

History

The school traces its origin to 1908 with the establishment of the Commercial Department of Emmanuel Missionary College. In 1952 all business instruction was organized into the Department of Business Administration. MBA candidates were admitted to the graduate program in 1964.

In July 1980, the School of Business Administration was organized, becoming the third professional school of the university. The school is housed in Chan Shun Hall.

Business Ethics Oath

The School of Business Administration is committed to promoting a higher ethical standard for its graduating students. Ethics is learned in various business classes throughout the course of study, with a business ethics oath taken at the end of their program. This oath is available to graduating students wishing to participate in a higher ethical standard of business conduct.

Program Outcomes

Bachelor of Business Administration/Bachelor of Science

  • Students will be able to identify the major theory and concepts of business across business functional areas.
  • Students will be able to incorporate relevant quantitative and qualitative data in the analysis.
  • Students will be able to identify relevant business theories in analyzing business issues and apply appropriate theories in addressing business problems.
  • Students will be able to deliver oral presentations clearly, confidently, and in an organized format, and present their written thoughts in a coherent narrative to articulate complex ideas.
  • Students will be able to identify Christian perspectives when approaching business issues and understand the Judea-Christian foundation of personal and professional integrity, accountability, and experience positive spiritual growth.

Master of Business Administration

  • Students will be able to demonstrate competence in each of the functional areas of business.
  • Students will be able to integrate the core business concepts and the use of effective management skills.
  • Students will be able to apply professional communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate their technological, quantitative and computer skills in analyzing and resolving business problems.
  • Students will be able to articulate a manager’s ethical and diversity responsibilities with a Christian viewpoint to its stakeholders.

Master of Science Administration (Organizational Management)

  • Students will be able to demonstrate competence in the application of business principles and practices to the administration of church and church-related organizations.
  • Students will be able to apply professional communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate their technological, quantitative and computer skills in analyzing and resolving administrative problems.
  • Students will be able to articulate an administrator’s ethical and diversity responsibilities with a Christian viewpoint to its stakeholders.

Accreditation and Memberships

Andrews University has received accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Business Administration with Majors in:
    • Accounting
    • Finance
    • Information Systems
    • International Business
    • Management
    • Marketing
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Programs

Associate of Science

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Business Administration

Minors

Master of Business Administration

Master of Science Administration

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