The Business Division faculty offer programs and courses designed to meet the educational needs of students planning careers in Accounting, Business Administration, and Sport Management, as well as the general informational needs of those individuals seeking a better understanding of the nature and operation of the economy, business, and sports. Successful completion of one of the major programs will provide the foundation necessary for a professional career or graduate study. Students may pursue either the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science. A major in Accounting or Business Administration requires the completion of prescribed courses in accounting, business administration, economics, finance, management, and marketing. A major in Sport Management requires the completion of prescribed courses in accounting, biology, economics, management, physical education, sport management, and psychology.
The Career Experience option is encouraged for juniors and seniors concentrating in all areas of Accounting, Business Administration, and Sport Management. Career Experience provides exposure to and experience in the professional worlds of business, charitable organizations, sports, and government.
Faculty members in Business, working with the Director of Career Services, assist students in obtaining Career Experience positions and oversee the supervision of the students during the experience. The positions vary from a few hours per week to full time. Positions have been held in professional sport organizations, government agencies, charitable organizations, financial institutions, businesses, and accounting firms. Some are in the Jacksonville area and some are near the students' homes or in other metropolitan areas.
For more detailed information and course descriptions, see the following areas of the catalog.