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Students in the various Business Administration programs are prepared to function as creative, dynamic, morally responsible leaders in a global society. The business faculty strives to foster the ongoing development of the highest standards of personal integrity and the achievement of educational excellence through a challenging course of studies. Graduates of the program will have been educated in a liberal arts tradition to think critically, to analyze complex processes and to evaluate important issues with a commitment to respect the earth and all people. They will be ready to move into their chosen career field, to continue with graduate studies or to enter professional programs such as law or public administration.

Core Courses
41 Credits

There is a common core of courses taken by students majoring in most Business Administration programs, including Accounting, Business Administration, International Business, Management Information Systems, Management, and Marketing. (This list does not apply to Sport Management or Human Resources Development.) Several of these courses fulfill General Education Requirements as well.
 
Requirements:
BU 155, 156 Accounting Principles I, II
BU 230 Marketing Principles
BU 240 Management Principles
BU 360 Corporate Finance
BU 425 Project Management
BU 473 Business Law I
BU 395 or 495 Cooperative Education
EC 201 Principles of Microeconomics
EC 202 Principles of Macroeconomics
IS 260 Computer Decision-Making Applications
MA 220 Applied Finite Mathematics
MA 221 Statistics I
 
In addition to these courses, it is strongly recommended that students complete a Communication course.

Business Administration Contact Information:

Marketing
WILLIAM L. LEAMON
Assistant Professor of Marketing
B.S., The Citadel Military College of South Carolina
M.B.A., M.P.O.D., Case Western Reserve University
M.L.R.H.R., Cleveland State University
Contact Information: wleamon@ndc.edu, 440.503.3126

 
Management Information Systems
ESTAMARIE FAIRCHILD
Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems
B.A., M.B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College
Contact information: efairchild@ndc.edu, 216.373.6379

International Business
STEPHEN HOTCHKISS
Assistant Professor of International Business and Economics
B.A., Bates College; M.B.A., Cleveland State University
Contact information: shotchkiss@ndc.edu, 216.373.6382

Management
SHARON KERSCHNER
Associate Professor of Management and Human Resources Development
B.A., M.B.A., Cleveland State University
Contact information: skerschner@ndc.edu, 216.373.5428

Human Resource Development
SHARON KERSCHNER
Associate Professor of Management and Human Resources Development
B.A., M.B.A., Cleveland State University
Contact information: skerschner@ndc.edu, 216.373.5428

Sport Management
JOHN PRYZBYS
Assistant Professor of Sport Management
B.A., M.B.A., University of Findlay
Contact information: jpryzybys@ndc.edu, 216.373.5190

Business Administration
NATALIE M. STROUSE, CPA
Associate Professor of Accounting
B.B.A., M.B.A., Cleveland State University
Contact information: nstrouse@ndc.edu, 216.373.5298