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Business

The Business Department teaches students both theories and methods, as well as the broader social and historical perspectives of business practices in accounting, finance, marketing, and management.

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Business: Faculty and Staff

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Business: Faculty and Staff

ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS

Dee Birnbaum. 1991. B.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook; M.B.A., Baruch College; M.Phil. and Ph.D., City University of New York. (General management, human resource management.)
Pamela H. Church. 1988. Director, M.S. in Accounting Program. B.S. and M.S., University of Memphis; Ph.D., University of Houston. CPA. (Accountancy.)

ASSISTANT PROFESSORS

Kayla D. Booker. 2015. B.B.A., M.P.A., Ph.D., Jackson State University. C.P.A. (Accountancy.)
Sujan M. Dan. 2013. B.Tech, Kerala University, India; M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University. (Marketing.)
Denis Khantimirov. 2015. B.A., North Ossetian State University, Russia; M.B.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Ph.D., Old Dominion University. (Marketing.) 
Jade O. Planchon. 2012. B.A., Rhodes College; M.B.A., Columbia University. 2018. Ph.D., University of Memphis. (Finance.)
Kelly P. Weeks. 2015. B.A., Rhodes College; M.A. and Ph.D., The University of Memphis. (Management.)
Andrey Zagorchev. 2013. B.S., M.S., Plovdiv University, Bulgaria; M.B.A., Wright State University; Ph.D., Lehigh University. (Finance.)

PART-TIME ASSISTANT PROFESSORS

Jill P. Giles. 2014. B.S., Alfred University; M.B.A. and Ph.D. Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. CPA. (Accountancy.)
Milton L. Lovell. 2003. B.S., J.D., University of Mississippi. LL.M., New York University School of Law. CFO and General Counsel, NexAir, LLC. (Accountancy, taxation.)

INSTRUCTORS

Margaret O. Lovell. 2017. B.A., Spring Hill College; M.S., Mississippi State University. C.P.A. (Accountancy.)

PART-TIME INSTRUCTORS

Joe M. Duncan. 1963  B.A. Rhodes College;  1966  LLB Vanderbilt School of Law;  Member of Burch, Porter & Johnson Law Firm since 1966. (Ethics.)
Andy Greer. 2007. B.A. Rhodes College, 2008. M.S. Accounting. 2010. Masters in International Business. The Grenoble Graduate School of Business. CPA.  Vice President, Mortgage Warehouse Lending Group - First Tennessee Bank. (Accountancy.)
Chris Nunn. 2010. B.A., M.S., Rhodes College. Chief Financial Officer, Security Bancorp of Tennessee, Inc. (Accountancy.)
Tread Thompson.  2016.  B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.S., Rhodes College.  Senior Associate, SouthernSun Asset Management.  (Finance.)
Steve Zatechka. 2018. B.S. and M.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.B.A., University of Memphis; Ph.D., University of Nebraska Medical Center; Chief Science Officer, US Biologic. (Entrepreneurship.)

STAFF

Mary Gayle Wilkins. 2018. Departmental Assistant. FedEx, Senior Executive Assistant to Chairman/CEO: TASCO and Ring Container Technologies.

CURRICULLUM

The Department of Business offers a major in Business. There are two tracks within the Business major: General Business and International Business. In addition, an Interdisciplinary major is offered in Economics/Business.

Master of Science in Accounting. A more concentrated study of accounting may be undertaken in the M.S. in Accounting Program offered by the Department of Business. Students who have completed an undergraduate degree in the Department of Business and/or have taken the appropriate accounting courses can finish the requirements of the M.S. in Accounting degree in two additional semesters of study.

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Honors in Business

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Honors in Business

  1. Meet requirements for a major in Business.
  2. Business 495-496.
  3. A substantial research paper in an area of special interest to the candidate.
  4. An oral examination on the research paper.

All honors students must meet eligibility criteria established for the Honors Program.

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Requirements for a Major in Business

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Requirements for a Major in Business

General Business Track

A total of forty-six (46 ) credits as follows:

1.  Business 241 Financial Accounting, 243 Cost Accounting, 351 Corporate Financial Management, 361 Management of Organizations, 371 Marketing Management, 486 Senior Seminar in Business.

2.  Economics 100 Introduction to Economics.

3.  Economics 290 Statistical Analysis for Economics.

4.  Math 115 Applied Calculus, 116 Calculus with Business Applications or 122 Integral Calculus.

5.  Two courses from one of the following areas and one course from one of the remaining areas:

     a.  Accounting: Business 341 Intermediate Accounting I, 342 Intermediate Accounting II.

     b.  Finance: Business 452 Cases in Managerial Finance, 454 International Financial Management/Capital Markets.

     c.  Management: Business 463 International Management, 466 Personnel and Human Resource Management, 467 Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace.

     d.  Marketing: Business 472 Marketing Analytics and Metrics , 473 International Marketing, 474 Services Marketing.

     e.  Business 481 Business Ethics and Social Responsibility.

     f.  Business 483 Advanced International Business Cases.

     g.  Business 484 Social Impact of Business in South Africa.

6.  Recommended: Business 460 Internship; Philosophy 206 Logic; Computer Science 141 Computer Science I, 142 Computer Science II; Interdisciplinary 240 Public Speaking.

 

International Business Track

A total of forty-six (46 ) credits as follows:

1.  Business 241 Financial Accounting, 243 Cost Accounting, 351 Corporate Financial Management, 361 Management of Organizations, 371 Marketing Management, 486 Senior Seminar in Business.

2.  Economics 100 Introduction to Economics.

3.  Economics 290 Statistical Analysis for Economics and Business.

4.  Math 115 Applied Calculus, 116 Calculus with Business Applications or Calculus 122 Integral Calculus.

5.  Three courses from: Business 454 International Financial Management/Capital Markets, 463 International Management, 473 International Marketing, 483 Advanced International Business Cases; Economics 310 International Trade and Policy (Econ 310 is not offered every year).

6.  Foreign Language proficiency in or completion of course of study in a modern foreign language (through the 202 level).

7.  Recommended: Business 460 Internship; Philosophy 206 Logic; Computer Science 141 Computer Science I, 142 Computer Science II; Interdisciplinary 240 Public Speaking.

 

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Requirements for a Minor in Business

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A total of twenty-eight (28) credit hours as follows:

 

1. Business 241 Financial Accounting, 243 Cost Accounting, 351 Corporate Financial Management, 361 Management of Organizations, 371 Marketing Management.

 

2. Economics 100 Introduction to Economics.

 

3. Economics 290 Statistical Analysis for Economics and Business.

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