School of Business, Management and Technology
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.
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.
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
and a Bachelor of Arts degree 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.
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.
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)
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.
Cisco Certification Program
The School of Business, Management and Technology offers a Cisco Certification Program. The Program consists of four sequential modules and each module requires approximately eight weeks to complete. Participants typically are full-time employees of companies located in the area; under the tutelage of approved Department of Computer Information Systems and Department of Computer Science faculty, they work through self-paced learning modules and work with PCs and Cisco Routers and Switches that are located in the School’s computer labs. The Program is designed to prepare participants to pass the Cisco Certified Networking Associate examination (CCNA). This will enhance the job marketability of our graduates.
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.
Valerie Evans, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Information Systems, B.S., M.B.A.
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, Chair, Department of Computer Information Systems, B.S., M.I.S., D.B.A.
Lalchand Shimpi, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Information Systems, Director of Certification, B.S., M.S., M.A., M.S., Ed.D.
Van B. Sapp, Assistant Professor, Dean, School of Business, Management and Technology, B.S., M.B.A.