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ESU, Butler offer on-site                                                    Earned Excellence:
business degree completion program                                            Quality Business
  Emporia State University and Butler Community College are                      Programs
joining forces to make a bachelor’s degree in business possible for
placebound students in the region.                                         AACSB International accreditation is what
                                                                         the world’s best business schools seek to
  Starting with the Fall 2010 semester, students will be studying on     achieve. As the largest and longest standing
Butler’s El Dorado campus for bachelor’s degrees from ESU in either      accrediting body, AACSB International
of two majors—Business Administration or Information Systems.            ensures schools are providing a high-quality
                                                                         education to their students.


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  Under an agreement signed by Emporia State University and Butler


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                                                                            Less than one-third of U.S. business
Community College, students will complete four semesters of classes
                                                                         school programs and only 5% of business
offered by BCC and six semesters of ESU coursework to earn a

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                                                                         school programs worldwide meet the



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Bachelor of Science in Business degree.                                  rigorous standards of AACSB International



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                                                                         accreditation. This distinction is an
  Emporia State’s School of Business, accredited by AACSB

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                                                                         achievement requiring a tremendous amount
International, is recognized for its depth of instruction across a


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                                                                         of effort. It’s worth it.
wide range of disciplines.

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                                                                           AACSB International accreditation
                                                                         represents a business school’s understanding



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                                                                         business organizations and leaders: global




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                                                                         economic forces, conflicting values, changing
                                                                         technology in products and processes, and


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                                                                         and customers.
                                                                            In short, AACSB International
                                                                         accreditation is the world’s most
                                                                         widely-recognized and most sought-after
                                                                         endorsement. It tells prospective students,
                                                                         faculty, and employers that an accredited
                                                                         AACSB International school produces
                                                                         graduates who are prepared to succeed in
                                                                         the business world.
                                                                           AACSB International accreditation is
                                                                         earned excellence of the highest caliber.
   Fast facts about
    Emporia State                                Information Systems Major
     University’s                                Suggested sequence
 School of Business:
•	 We	have	been	accredited	by	AACSB	             First semester Freshman – Butler                  Second semester Freshman – Butler
   International since 2002. In addition to
                                                 Composition I                                 3   Composition II                                3
   a diversified curriculum taught by highly-
   qualified faculty, accredited schools         Sociology, General Psychology, or                 College Algebra                               3
   provide access to the best job placement        American Federal Government (choose two)    6   Public Speaking                               3
   opportunities after graduation.               Art, Music, or Theatre Appreciation           3   General Biology                               4
•	 Our	faculty	have	strong	academic	
                                                   (choose one)                                    Accounting I                                  3
   and professional credentials. More
   than 90% of the faculty have doctoral         Information Processing Systems                3                                                16
   degrees. Many professors maintain active      PE Activity Course                            1
   consulting practices and are engaged                                                       16
   in current research.



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•	 Our	small	class	sizes	and	excellent	
   facilities are equipped with state-of-the-    First semester Sophomore – Butler                 Second semester Sophomore – Butler



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   art multimedia capability and high-speed      Accounting II                                 3   Managerial Accounting                         3
   Internet access to facilitate engaged


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                                                 Principles of Macroeconomics                  3   Principles of Microeconomics                  3
   learning.


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                                                 History of Western Civilization I or II or        Literature electives                          3
•	 Our	focus	is	on	student	success.	Within	


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   6 – 9 months of graduation, 97%                 U.S. History I or II                        3      (LT 201, 211, 212, 215 or Philosophy 1)
   of graduates are placed in careers or         Statistics for Management                     5   CH/PH/PS Lab Science                          5


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   graduate school.                              Art, Music, or Theatre Appreciation           3   Calculus with Application                     3


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•	 Our	community	service	activities	have	        (choose one)


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   included income tax preparation for area
   residents through the VITA program.                                                        17                                                17




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School of Business faculty and students
continue to distinguish themselves at state      N
                                                 First semester third year – ESU                   Second semester third year – ESU




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and national levels                              Principles of Management &                        Visual Basic Programming                      3
•	 Our	XBRL	(eXtensible	Business	                  Organizational Behavior               3         Business Communications                       3


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   Reporting	Language)	team	won	                 Principles of Marketing                 3         Business Computer Systems Analysis            3
   the	prestigious	Sixth	Global	XBRL	            Management Information Systems Concepts 3
   Academic Competition. The global event
   included universities from Hong Kong,
   the United Kingdom, and Germany.              First semester fourth year – ESU                  Second semester fourth year – ESU
•	 Ten	ESU	students	placed	at	the	top	of	        Fundamentals of Financial Management          3   Operations Management                         3
   their events at the national Phi Beta         Database Design                               3   Information Systems Design &
   Lambda conference.
                                                 Information Systems elective                  3     Project Management                          3
•	 ESU’s	Pi	Omega	Pi	business	education	
   honor society placed sixth in competition                                                       Telecommunications and Networking             3
   among 42 active chapters in the United
   States. The recognition was based on          First semester fifth year – ESU                   Second semester fifth year – ESU
   local, regional, and national projects
   completed by the chapter.                     Business Policy                               3   Non-business elective                   3
•	 ESU	School	of	Business	alumni	Rick	           Information Systems elective                  3   Non-business elective                   3
   Golubski (BSB 1993), Amy Liebau (BS           Principles of Electronic Commerce             3   Advanced Management Information Systems 3
   1994),	and	Michael	Ruggiero	(BSB	
   1997) were among the Wichita Business
   Journal’s 40 Under 40 Award winners for
   2009.
•	 The	Beta	Alpha	Psi	(BAP)	team	of	
   Beau	Bemis,	Robert	Carr,	and	Wanjin	         All students need 60 credit hours from a four-year school to graduate. Butler
   Xie	won	first	place	in	the	Best	Practices	   students may need to take six credit hours in the summer (online) to satisfy this
   contest at the BAP Missouri Valley
                                                requirement. All School of Business students must complete 62 credit hours of
   Regional	competition.
                                                                                                     Making Their Mark
Business Administration Major
Suggested sequence
First semester Freshman – Butler                  Second semester Freshman – Butler
Composition I                                 3   Composition II                                3
Sociology, General Psychology, or                 College Algebra                               3
  American Federal Government (choose two)    6   Public Speaking                               3
Art, Music, or Theatre Appreciation           3   General Biology                               4
  (choose one)                                    Accounting I                                  3
Information Processing Systems                3                                                16
PE Activity Course                            1                                                              Maj. Rapheal Hamilton
                                             16                                                     “I came to ESU because of the relationship
                                                                                                    between the professors and the students.


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First semester Sophomore – Butler                 Second semester Sophomore – Butler                ESU was clearly a cornerstone in



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                                                                                                    developing my career.”
Accounting II                                 3   Managerial Accounting                         3
                                                                                                    Maj.	Rapheal	“Joey”	Hamilton	(BSB	


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Principles of Macroeconomics                  3   Principles of Microeconomics                  3
                                                                                                    1995) was one of ten candidates earning


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History of Western Civilization I or II or        Literature electives                          3
                                                                                                    the highest scores in the world on the


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  U.S. History I or II                        3      (LT 201, 211, 212, 215 or Philosophy 1)
                                                                                                    CPA exam administered by the American
Statistics for Management                     5   CH/PH/PS Lab Science                          5


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                                                                                                    Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Art, Music, or Theatre Appreciation           3   Calculus with Application                     3


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                                                                                                    (AICPA). Following a tour of duty in Iraq,
  (choose one)                                                                                 17


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                                                                                                    Maj. Hamilton is now in a Ph.D. program
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                                                                                                    New York while teaching accounting


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First semester third year – ESU                   Second semester third year – ESU                  and finance classes at the United States
                                                                                                    Military Academy at West Point.



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Principles of Management &                        Non-business elective                         3
  Organizational Behavior               3         Business Communications                       3


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Principles of Marketing                 3         Business Administration elective              3
Management Information Systems Concepts 3

First semester fourth year – ESU                  Second semester fourth year – ESU
Fundamentals of Financial Management          3   Operations Management                         3
Management elective                           3   Business Administration elective              3
Business Administration elective              3   Business Administration elective              3

First semester fifth year – ESU                   Second semester fifth year – ESU
Business Policy                               3   Business Administration elective              3
Management elective                           3   Business Administration elective              3                 Dale Gibbens
Non-business elective                         3   Free elective                                 3   “It’s easy to find ESU faculty who know
                                                                                                    the students and can tell us about their
                                                                                                    academic capabilities and leadership
                                                                                                    qualities.”
                                                                                                    Dale Gibbens (BSB 1978) is vice president
                                                                                                    of human resources for Koch Industries,
non-business classes. For this computation, up to nine credit hours of economics                    Inc., overseeing a department of nearly 600
and six credit hours of statistics are considered to be non-business.                               people that manages the human relations
                                                                                                    side of Koch and the 70,000 employees of
                                                                                                    its worldwide subsidiaries.
What students have                          Distinguished Alumni
to say about ESU’s                           Since 1983, many outstanding individuals have been recognized as distinguished alumni of
School of Business                          Emporia State University. Among them:
                                              Richard	Zahn	is	the	retired	president	of	Schering	Laboratories	and	retired	corporate	vice	
Joel Griffiths                              president	of	Schering-Plough	Corporation.	Zahn	also	devoted	time	to	activities	such	as	the	
BSB –                                       Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of America and American Liver Foundation.
Accounting, 2008                               William F. Blaufuss, Jr., was a certified public accountant with KPMG for 37 years until
Now attending
                                            retiring in 2000. He also worked in community organizations such as Ascension Health System,
University of
                                            Prairie Village City Council, and United Way of Nashville.
Kansas School
of Law                                       Ralph	W.	Laster	is	the	retired	chairman	and	CEO	of	American	Investors	Financial	
“The teachers                               Corporation. Laster was a partner in the public accounting firm of Gregg, Prichard and Laster,
truly care                                  CPAs, in Winfield and Arkansas City.
about your                                    Clair C. Hutchison was the late co-founder of Neosho Construction Company in Council
advancement as                              Grove.	Raised	in	the	Wilsey	area,	Hutchison	co-chaired	the	“Going	the	Distance”	campaign	to	
a student. They


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                                            build a new track at Emporia State University in 1993.
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while at the same time giving you skills      Yasunori Watanabe, president of TNT Express Worldwide (Japan) Inc., was heavily involved
that allow you to be successful in the      in organizations at ESU. Originally from Ohita, Japan, Watanabe has also been director of
business world.”


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                                            marketing and franchise operations at PepsiCo Ltd.
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                                              Reg	Boothe,	a	self-employed	CPA,	owns	and	operates	26	Pizza	Hut	franchises	and	video	rental	
Alen Hodzic
                                            outlets.	Boothe	is	also	CEO	of	Reflection	Ridge,	Inc.,	and	its	subsidiaries.	


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BSB –
                                              Thomas Moon, former president of Bankers Security Life Insurance Society, was honored by


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Accounting, 2007
Audit Associate                             the City College of New York as its Businessman of the Year in 1993.


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teamwork, time
management,
and problem solving, which I routinely
implement in the workplace every day,
ESU has certainly cemented a place in
my life.”

Tiffany Sellers
BSB –
Information
Systems, 2009
Application
Systems Analyst
Koch Supply
and Trading                                       Dr.	Raffaele	DeVito,	professor	of	business	administration	and	education,	was	
“I had a                                          recognized for his leadership of the Kansas International Trade Coordinating
wonderful                                         Council. DeVito has coordinated KITCC activities for the past 20 years, as the
experience at                                     trade organization encourages Kansas companies to export their products.
Emporia State
in the School of Business. I feel greatly
prepared to enter the real world because                         For more information about this program,
of the knowledge I gained at ESU.”                         contact ESU’s Business Advising Center at 620-341-5523
                                                                         or email bac@emporia.edu.

				
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