Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2011-2012

Business Administration

The Bachelor of Applied Science
The Bachelor of Science in Accounting
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
The Masters of Business Administration (See the graduate catalog)

The baccalaureate programs in Business Administration prepare students for successful careers in management and marketing. Graduates of the program advance into supervisory and management positions in service and industrial enterprises.

The Bachelor of Applied Science degree is designed to cap designated associate degree programs. Admission to this program requires completion of an associate of applied science or associate of applied technology degree, in Management/Supervising or Marketing from an accredited school in the Technical College System of Georgia. The program covers the common professional component in Business Administration with additional courses to fulfill the requirements of Areas A through E of the core. This coursework will prepare a candidate for a supervisory role in business or industry.

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program provides students with a strong foundation in the management of business and service enterprises. The program has a technology focus that prepares students for the changing business arena. The program has concentrations: Accounting, Management, Management Information Systems, and Marketing.

Note: Students enrolled in Business Administration degree programs are expected to maintain a "C" average (2.0 GPA) in their major.

The Faculty:

Donald Ariail, Associate Professor, Accounting

Zeynep Kelani, Lecturer, Economics

Amine Khayati , Assistant Professor, Finance

Joyce McGriff, Assistant Professor, Marketing

Mikhail Melnik, Associate Professor, Economics

Max M. North ,Professor, Management Information System

Muhammad A. Obeidat, Professor, Operations & Technology Management

Gregory Quinet, Assistant Professor, Management

Ronny Richardson, Professor and Department Chair, Operations Management

Shannon Shumate, Lecturer, Accounting

Robert Thacker, Assistant Professor, Management

Bor-Yi Tsay, Assistant Professor, Accounting

Sandra Vasa-Sideris, Professor, Management

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