School of Business
Location: Babin Business Center, Monticello
Telephone: (870) 460-1041 / Fax (870-460-1784
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3616, Monticello, AR 71656
Professors Alexander; Associate Professors Clayton (Dean) and Phillips; Assistant Professors Atchley, Knowles, and Leggett; Instructors Harton and Hatley.
The mission of the School of Business is to serve the undergraduate educational needs of business students in southeast Arkansas and the region. Teaching and student learning are the highest priorities of a faculty dedicated to effective classroom instruction and advising. The School of Business faculty are also dedicated to providing service to the University, the profession, and the community. They are actively engaged in scholarship that strengthens classroom instruction and assists the business community and the profession. The School of Business is firmly committed to continuous improvement in all three areas: teaching, service, and scholarship. The programs in Accounting and Business Administration share the common goal of preparing students to participate effectively in the complex business environment of the future.
School of Business Learning Outcomes:
The student graduating from the School of Business at the University of Arkansas at Monticello will:
- Demonstrate familiarity with business theory and practices.
- Demonstrate critical thinking and communication skills by analyzing business problems and clearly presenting solutions to those problems, either orally or in writing,
- Be able to gather, analyze, and present results of research and business analysis,
- Demonstrate competence in the use of common business application software and an understanding of the role of information systems in business,
- Demonstrate understanding of international business and international effects on US firms in an interdependent world.
The School offers two Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degrees: a B.B.A. in Accounting and a B.B.A. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance, General Business, Management, or Marketing. The major program course requirements are listed under each program offered by the School of Business. All major programs are comprehensive, requiring a minimum of 57 credit hours of course work in approved business subjects and requiring no minors. The School also offers an Associate of Science in Business Administration and a minor in business.
The Bachelor of Business Administration Degree
The Bachelor of Business Administration degree requires 120 hours which includes the University’s General Education program, the Business Core, and major requirements. The number of elective hours will depend on the major chosen and the General Education courses selected. For further information, consult your academic advisor.
Students transferring from another university must complete at least twelve hours of the upper-level business credit hours required for the B.B.A. degree at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. In addition, students must meet the University residency requirements.
Supportive Requirements: 4 hours