2016-2017 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
    Dec 09, 2019  
2016-2017 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Business


Philosophy for Departments of Accounting, Business Administration, and Computer Information Systems and for the Bachelor of Business Administration

The mission of the School of Business is to prepare undergraduate and graduate students for their professional careers by providing a business foundation that incorporates practical applications, leadership experiences, and service opportunities, integrated with Christian values in a personalized, student-focused environment. The following business programs at University of Mobile are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs:
    BS, Accounting
    BS, Business Administration
    Bachelor of Business Administration
    BS, Computer Information Systems
    Master of Business Administration
The Bachelor of Business Administration degree is intended for non-traditional students seeking to complete a degree in business administration while pursuing a full-time career.

Traditional students majoring in accounting, business administration, and computer information systems are required to complete a common professional component consisting of fifty-one hours of coursework: AC 241 , AC 242 ; BA 151 , BA 319 , BA 336 , BA 353 , BA 430 , BA 454 ; CIS 101 , CIS 301 ; EC 201 , EC 202 ; FI 330 ; MA 211 ; MGT 321 , MGT 426 ; MKT 311 . An additional supporting course from the UM basic core is required: MA 110 . In addition, students pursuing these three majors are not required to declare minors. Successful completion of BA 460  is a requirement for a Bachelor of Science degree in the School of Business.

Accounting majors choose one of three concentrations: 1) corporate/non-profit, 2) public accounting, or 3) the integrated accounting program, which culminates in the awarding of the Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and the Master of Business Administration degree in business administration. Traditional students majoring in business administration must choose one of the following concentrations: 1) finance, 2) management, 3) marketing, or 4) the integrated business administration program with a concentration at the undergraduate level, which culminates in the awarding of the Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and the Master of Business Administration degree. Computer information systems majors choose one of two concentrations: 1) computer information systems or 2) the integrated computer information systems program, which culminates in the awarding of the Bachelor of Science degree in computer information systems and the Master of Business Administration degree.

The requirements for specific majors and concentrations are discussed under each area.

Attendance Policy for the School of Business Traditional Programs

Class attendance is a vital part of the academic program. Students are expected to attend all classes in which they are enrolled. Faculty members in the School of Business design an attendance policy that is appropriate for each course. Attendance policies for courses offered through the School of Business are published in each respective course syllabus.

Department of Accounting

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Department of Business Administration

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Department of Computer Information Systems

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