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PartnershiP 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. G Under an agreement signed by Emporia State University and Butler IN 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 W school programs worldwide meet the IE Bachelor of Science in Business degree. rigorous standards of AACSB International V accreditation. This distinction is an Emporia State’s School of Business, accredited by AACSB E achievement requiring a tremendous amount International, is recognized for its depth of instruction across a IN of effort. It’s worth it. wide range of disciplines. -L AACSB International accreditation represents a business school’s understanding O N of the complex demands faced by today’s business organizations and leaders: global OR economic forces, conflicting values, changing technology in products and processes, and F demographic diversity among employees 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. G • Our small class sizes and excellent facilities are equipped with state-of-the- First semester Sophomore – Butler Second semester Sophomore – Butler IN art multimedia capability and high-speed Accounting II 3 Managerial Accounting 3 Internet access to facilitate engaged W Principles of Macroeconomics 3 Principles of Microeconomics 3 learning. IE History of Western Civilization I or II or Literature electives 3 • Our focus is on student success. Within V 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 E graduate school. Art, Music, or Theatre Appreciation 3 Calculus with Application 3 IN • Our community service activities have (choose one) -L included income tax preparation for area residents through the VITA program. 17 17 O School of Business faculty and students continue to distinguish themselves at state N First semester third year – ESU Second semester third year – ESU OR and national levels Principles of Management & Visual Basic Programming 3 • Our XBRL (eXtensible Business Organizational Behavior 3 Business Communications 3 F 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. G First semester Sophomore – Butler Second semester Sophomore – Butler ESU was clearly a cornerstone in IN developing my career.” Accounting II 3 Managerial Accounting 3 Maj. Rapheal “Joey” Hamilton (BSB W Principles of Macroeconomics 3 Principles of Microeconomics 3 1995) was one of ten candidates earning IE History of Western Civilization I or II or Literature electives 3 the highest scores in the world on the V 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 E Institute of Certified Public Accountants Art, Music, or Theatre Appreciation 3 Calculus with Application 3 IN (AICPA). Following a tour of duty in Iraq, (choose one) 17 -L Maj. Hamilton is now in a Ph.D. program 17 in accounting at Syracuse University in N New York while teaching accounting O First semester third year – ESU Second semester third year – ESU and finance classes at the United States Military Academy at West Point. OR Principles of Management & Non-business elective 3 Organizational Behavior 3 Business Communications 3 F 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 G build a new track at Emporia State University in 1993. will make you think outside the box, IN 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.” IE marketing and franchise operations at PepsiCo Ltd. W V 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. E BSB – Thomas Moon, former president of Bankers Security Life Insurance Society, was honored by IN Accounting, 2007 Audit Associate the City College of New York as its Businessman of the Year in 1993. -L Grant Thornton N LLP O “By strengthening OR such valuable skills as F 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 email@example.com.
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