Aug 17, 2022  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

School of Business, Management & Technology 2020-2022 Update


School of Business, Technology and Management

Mission

The mission of the School of Business, Management and Technology is to prepare students to compete in the global world of work through effective instruction, technology application, relevant curricula, and professional development. The School consists of the Departments of:  Business Administration , Accounting and Sport Management; Computer Information Systems; and Extended Studies.

Major Objectives

The major objectives of the School of Business, Management and Technology are:

  • To help each student attain his/her career goals;
  • To enable and encourage each student to become an effective leader;
  • To provide a foundation for graduate and professional studies;
  • To promote professional development through the use of library resources, computer technology, and experiential learning;
  • To promote the ethical and moral development of each student; and
  • To help each student develop the ability to recognize, analyze, and solve problems.

Degree Programs

The School of Business, Management and Technology offers four traditional degree programs leading to a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in:

In addition, through the Department of Extended Studies which offers programs for non-traditional students, Bachelor of Science Degrees in

The student, with the assistance of an assigned advisor, is responsible for selecting course work that will satisfy both the University’s General Education Program Requirements and the requirements of the degree program chosen.

 

Academic Advisement

Although each student is responsible for adhering to his/her plan of study, an academic advisor will provide each student with academic guidance. The following general rules apply:

  • Each student will be assigned to an advisor in his/her major;
  • Each student will be provided with an appropriate Plan of Study;
  • Each student will be expected to meet with his/her advisor at least once each semester for the purposes of pre-registration and determination of his or her academic progress and standing;
  • Each student will be responsible for satisfying applicable prerequisites for courses;
  • Each student will be responsible for monitoring compliance with his/her Plan of Study and meeting all academic requirements; and
  • Each student must complete successfully 90 semester credit hours before applying for graduation.

Professional Activities and Affiliations

The School of Business, Management and Technology encourages and facilitates student awareness of and participation in numerous seminars, workshops, and internships and keeps the students apprised of grant and scholarship opportunities. All seminars, workshops, internship, grant, and scholarship activities and opportunities are coordinated by the Assistant to the Dean.

Student Organizations

The School of Business, Management and Technology sponsors the following student organizations for the purpose of enhancing students’ learning and professional development experiences while enrolled at the College:

  • Delta Mu Delta Honor Society
  • Phi Beta Lambda (PBL)
  • The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA)
  • Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society (Extended Studies)
  • Sport Management Alliance (SMA)
  • Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (C.E.O.)
  • Saint Augustine’s University Cycling Team
  • Saint Augustine’s University Virtual Sports Team

Facilities

The School of Business, Management and Technology is located in the Cheshire Building. The Cheshire Building is a well-maintained facility consisting of classrooms, state-of-the-art computer labs, offices, a conference room, and a student library/study room.

 

School of Business, Management and Technology Full-Time Faculty

Evangeline B. Brodie, Assistant Professor, Department of Business, Accounting and Sport Management, B.A., M.A.

Anu Gokhale, Professor, Department of Computer Information Systems, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Anthony Grady, Assistant Professor, Department of Extended Studies, BS, M.S., M.S., M.S., EdD.

Charles Ibeziako, Associate Professor, Department of Business, Accounting and Sport Management, B.S., M.S., D.B.A.

Mark R. Janas, Assistant Professor, Department of Business, Accounting and Sport Management, B.S., M.B.A., Ed.D.

Umar Muhammad, Instructor, Department of Business, Accounting and Sport Management, B.A., M.S. 

Sheria Rowe, Assistant Professor, Assistant Dean, Department of Business, Accounting and Sport Management, B.S., M.I.S., D.B.A.

Van B. Sapp, Assistant Professor, Dean, School of Business, Management and Technology, B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D.

 

Department of Business, Accounting and Sport Management 

The Department of Business, Accounting and Sport Management is designed to provide students with a general exposure to economic institutions; the complex relationships that exist between business, government, and consumers; a basic knowledge of the functional areas of business; and to equip students for business careers. Its goals are to:

  • Facilitate students’ acquisition of a basic business knowledge base including the functional areas of marketing, finance, accounting, production and operations management, organizational behavior and development, human resource management, the legal environment of business, economics, business ethics, the global dimensions of business, and business policies and strategy;
  • Facilitate students’ acquisition of technical skills and competencies in information systems and quantitative techniques;
  • Facilitate students’ ability to interact with other members of society, adapt to societal changes, and serve as business advocates and future leaders; and
  • Facilitate students’ intellectual curiosity and critical thinking abilities, and to provide students with a sound foundation for future field specialization and/or graduate studies.

Programs

Bachelor of Science

•  Accounting, BS (CIP 52.0301)

•  Business Administration, BS (CIP 52.0201)

•  Sport Management, BS (CIP 31.0504)

Non-Degree

•  Accounting Minor for Business Administration and CIS Majors

•  Accounting, Minor (Non-Business Major)

Other Programs

•  Sport Management Minor

 

Department of Computer Information Systems 

 

The mission of the Department of Computer Information Systems is to provide students with the opportunity to obtain a broad knowledge of the theory, design, and applications of computers and information processing techniques with sufficient depth to undertake professional work in industry, business, government, and scientific institutions. The program provides background preparation for graduate studies in computer science, which will prepare students for careers in higher education and research careers in industry, scientific laboratories, and universities. This academic program addressed the learning needs of students who prefer and educational delivery system that is participatory and experientially related to the workplace.

The Computer Information Systems curriculum is designed for the student who is interested in gaining a firm foundation in computing concepts and business applications programming, using current programming languages. The program enhances the student’s knowledge of computer hardware and software, data communications and networks, database management, and the management of information systems. It emphasizes computer programming and systems engineering skills. Its goals are to:

  • Encourage the development of logical reasoning and problem-solving abilities in business application programming;
  • Expose the student to existing hardware configurations and software applications;
  • Expose the student to current and future trends in information systems at the work place;
  • Provide effective instructions and experiences in writing computer programs for varied business applications; and
  • Provide a foundation for graduate studies necessary to function in a graduate school and in a variety of positions in industry and government.

 

Programs

Bachelor of Science

•  Computer Information Systems, BS (CIP 11.0103)

Non-Degree

•  Computer Information Systems Minor

 

Department of Extended Studies 

Mission

The mission of the Department of Extended Studies is to offer non-traditional, continuing and alternative academic educational opportunities for adult learners.

The Department of Extended Studies is located within the School of Business, Management and Technology, and is designed to give working, non-traditional and community college transfer students the option to pursue a degree and/or achieve personal/professional development.  It offers flexible night and weekend courses.  The degree programs include Organizational Management, Criminal Justice, and Religious Studies.  Students complete their program of study at an accelerated pace within 18-24 months, depending on the amount of transferrable credits.

Major Objectives

The Saint Augustine’s University Department of Extended Studies offers flexible night and Saturday classes, open and continuous enrollment throughout the year, and a bachelor’s degree in an accelerated timeframe. It provides opportunities for academic excellence and advancement for adults who are twenty one (21) years of age or older. The major objectives of the School of Continuing Education are:

  • To prepare students to excel academically and make appropriate adjustments in their critical thinking
  • To support students’ career successes in evolving work environments
  • To create strong written communication skills
  • To equip students with problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • To improve the understanding of research techniques and applications
  • To ensure self-knowledge and self-image growth
  • To foster self-reliance and leadership skills
  • To promote job marketability and job mobility
  • To expose students to professionals and community leaders for career development.

Why enroll in Saint Augustine’s University’s Bachelor Degree Programs in the Department of Extended Studies?

  • Low Teacher:Student Ratio
    • Earn your degree from a small, four-year university with a personable approach to learning in a hands-on environment 
  • Flexible Evening, Night, and Online Classes
    • Classes available based on your work schedule
  • Lowest Tuition Costs from a Private University
    • Cost savings
  • Military-Friendly University
    • All military benefits accepted
  • Accredited University Degree
    • Degree recognized worldwide
  • Family Atmosphere
    • Supportive classroom setti

 

Bachelor of Science

•  Organizational Management, BS (CIP 52.0299)

 

 

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Accounting, BS (CIP 52.0301)

 

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The mission of the Accounting program is to provide high quality, comprehensive preparation for all students whether their goal is to enter public practice, private industry, non-profit organizations, or graduate school.  Additionally, their bachelors-level accounting knowledge will allow them the opportunity to sit for the Certified Public Accountant Exam.

The following requirements must be met in order to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting:

Outline


The following outline of courses details the 120 credit hours required for the Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Meeting graduation requirements is the responsibility of the student. Refer to the catalog for curricular specifics and a complete listing of required and elective courses and descriptions. Majors are required to take MATH 135  and either MATH 224 or MATH 231 to satisfy GEP STEM/Mathematics requirements.

Plan of Study


The Plan of Study includes Major Requirements (Core Requirements and Free Electives), Supporting Courses, and the University General Education Program Requirements.  Students must earn a “C” or higher in ALL courses in Major Core Requirements and Supporting Courses.

Major Requirements (70)


Core Requirements (63)

ACCT 231 - Principles of Accounting I (3)

ACCT 232 - Principles of Accounting II (3)

ACCT 325 - Intermediate Accounting I (3)

ACCT 326 - Intermediate Accounting II (3)

ACCT 333 - Tax Accounting I (3)

ACCT 381 - Fraud Examination (3)

ACCT 382 - Financial Forensic Investigations (3)

ACCT 441 - Advanced Accounting (3)

ACCT 471 - Auditing (3)

BUS 132 - Introduction to Business (3)

BUS 251 - Principles of Marketing (3)

BUS 301 - Personal Financial Planning (3)

BUS 322 - Entrepreneurship (3)

BUS 336 - Business Law I (3)

BUS 346 - Statistical Concepts (3)

BUS 350 - Principles of Finance (3)

BUS 352 - Organizational Behavior and Business Ethics (3)

BUS 495 - Strategic Management (3)

ECON 235 - Principles of Microeconomics (3)

INTBU 451 - International Business (3)

Business Electives (3)

Free Electives (7)


Supporting Courses (7)

MATH 224 - Business Calculus (4)

CIS 240 - Microcomputer Software Applications I (3) 


Degree Totals


                                                                                           Required

Major Requirements                                                             70

Supporting Courses                                                               7

University GEP                                                                     43

Total Degree Hours: 120

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Business Administration, BS (CIP 52.0201)


The mission of the Business Administration program is to provide a high quality and practical preparation for students across the core business functions.  The multi-functional understanding allows students to become versatile business candidates in obtaining a bachelor degree required entry-level jobs across the management, marketing, sales, and operations functions, as well as, pursue several business-related graduate degrees.

The following requirements must be met in order to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration:

Outline


The following outline of courses details requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Meeting graduation requirements is the responsibility of the student. Refer to the catalog for curricular specifics and a complete listing of required and elective courses and descriptions. Majors are required to take MATH 135  and either MATH 224 or MATH 231 to satisfy GEP STEM/Mathematics requirements.

Plan of Study


The Plan of Study includes Major Requirements (Core Requirements and Free Electives), Supporting Courses, and the University General Education Program Requirements.  Students must earn a “C” or higher in ALL courses in Major Core Requirements and Supporting Courses.

Major Requirements (70)


Core Requirements (63)

Business Electives (9)

Free Electives (7)


Supporting Courses (7)


Degree Totals


                                                                                             Required

Major Requirements                                                             70

Supporting Courses                                                               7

University GEP                                                                      43

Total Degree Hours: 120

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Sport Management, BS (CIP 31.0504)


 

The mission of the Sport Management program is to promote, stimulate, and encourage study, research, scholarly writing, and professional development in the areas of sport management - both theoretical and applied aspects.  Topics of interest include sport marketing, future directions in management, employment perspectives, management competencies, leadership, sport and the law, personnel management, facility management, organizational structures, ethics, and governance.

The following requirements must be met in order to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management.

Outline


The following outline of courses details requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Sport Management. Meeting graduation requirements is the responsibility of the student.  Refer to the catalog for curricular specifics and a complete listing of required and elective courses and descriptions.

Plan of Study


The Plan of Study includes Major Requirements (Core Requirements and Free Electives), Supporting Courses, and the University General Education Program Requirements.  Students must earn a “C” or higher in ALL courses in Major Core Requirements and Supporting Courses.

Major Requirements (75)


Core Requirements (69)

ACCT 340 - Managerial Accounting (3)

BUS 132 - Introduction to Business (3)

BUS 223 - Business Communications (3)

BUS 251 - Principles of Marketing (3)

BUS 252 - Principles of Management (3)

BUS 352 - Organizational Behavior and Business Ethics (3)

BUS 484 - Sales Management (3)

COMM 300 - Voice and On-Camera Presentation Skills (3)

SM 227 - Introduction to Sport Management (3)

SM 260 - Role of Sport in Society (3)

SM 261 - Ethics in Sport (3)

SM 305 - Sport Management Practicum 3

SM 326 - Sport Information (3)

SM 360 - Sport Marketing and Promotion (3)

SM 361 - Governance in Sport (3)

SM 362 - Finance and Economics in Sport (3)

SM 405 - Sport Management Seminar (3)

SM 410 – Sport Analytics (3)

SM 460 - Sport Facilities Management (3)

SM 462 - Sport and the Law (3)

SM 463 - Sport Management Internship (3)

Business Electives (6)

 Free Electives (6)


Supporting Courses (3)

CIS 240 - Microcomputer Software Applications I (3) 


Degree Totals

 

                                                                                              Required

Major Requirements                                                             75

Supporting Courses                                                               3

University GEP                                                                      42

Total Degree Hours: 120

 

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Computer Information Systems, BS (CIP 11.0103)


The mission of the Computer Information Systems program is to provide the student with the opportunity to obtain a broad knowledge of the theory, design, and applications of computer and information processing techniques with sufficient depth to undertake professional work in industry, business, government, and scientific institutions.  The program also provides background preparation for graduate studies in computer information systems, which will prepare students for careers in higher education and for research careers in industry, scientific laboratories, and corporate positions.

The following requirements must be met in order to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems:

Outline


The following outline of courses details requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems. Meeting graduation requirements is the responsibility of the student. Refer to the catalog for curricular specifics and a complete listing of required and elective courses and descriptions. It is recommended that majors take Chinese (Mandarin; FLCH 131) as their foreign language.  It is required that majors take MATH 135  and MATH 174  to satisfy their STEM/Mathematics GEP requirement.

Plan of Study


The Plan of Study includes Major Requirements (Core Requirements and Free Electives), Supporting Courses, and the University General Education Program Requirements.  Students must earn a “C” or higher in ALL courses in Major Core Requirements and Supporting Courses.

Major Requirements (71)


Core Requirements (63)

ACCT 231 - Principles of Accounting I (3)

ACCT 232 - Principles of Accounting II (3)

BUS 252 - Principles of Management (3)

BUS 336 - Business Law I (3)

BUS 346 - Statistical Concepts (3)

BUS 495 - Strategic Management (3)

ECON 235 - Principles of Microeconomics (3)

CIS 260 - Principles of Programming (3)

CIS 306 - Operating Systems and Computer Architecture (3)

CIS 401 - Management Information Systems (3)

CIS 402 - Systems Analysis and Design (3)

CIS 405 - Database Management (3)

CIS 411 – Cyber Security (3)

CSC 140 - Foundations of Computer Science (3)

CSC 305 - Programming in C++ (3)

CSC 403 - Data Communications and Networks (3)

CSC 404 - Data Structures (3)

CSC 407 - Linux Operating System (3)

INTBU 451 - International Business (3)

Major Electives (6)

Free Electives (8)

 

Supporting Courses (7)


Degree Totals


                                                                                          Required

Major Requirements                                                             71

Supporting Courses                                                               7

University GEP                                                                     42

Total Degree Hours: 120

 

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Organizational Management, BS (CIP 52.0299)


Outline


The following outline of courses details requirements for the Bachelor Science degree in Organizational Management. Meeting graduation requirements is the responsibility of the student. Refer to the catalog for curricular specifics and a complete listing of required and elective courses and descriptions.

Plan of Study


The Plan of Study includes Major Requirements (Core Requirements, and Electives), Supporting Courses, and the University General Education Program Requirements.  The FYE and SYE courses in the GEP are waived for Adult Learners.  All students are required to take LIS 150 - Critical Writing Seminar, HIST 225 - African American History II as part of the GEP Humanities requirement, and POLS 210 - American National Government as part of the GEP Social and Behavioral Sciences requirement.  All students are recommended to take CIS 240 as an Elective. Students must earn a “C” or higher in ALL courses in the Major Core Requirements and Supporting Courses.

Major Requirements (82)


Core Requirements (50)

 Free Electives (29)

Supporting Courses (3)

 

Degree Totals


 

                                                                                           Required

Major Requirements                                                             79

Supporting Courses                                                               3

University GEP                                                                      38

 

Total Degree Hours: 120

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