Department of Business and Economics

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Welcome to the
Department of Business and Economics

The Department of Business and Economics is a member of AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

 

The Department offers the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees with majors in accounting, business administration, and economics. The Department also offers minors in international business, finance, leadership studies, military science, accounting, business administration, and economics.

The Department’s Bachelor degrees are well suited for pre-professional study in law, consulting, /business/financial analysis, public policy or public administration. Both the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees prepare students for careers or graduate school in economics, accounting, finance, marketing, management, business administration, business education or entrepreneurship. The strong academic and professional credentials of our faculty ensures practical in-class learning environment.

Mission

The mission of the Department of Business and Economics is founded on commitment to teaching excellence and continuous quality improvement. The Department guides and mentors its students to build the knowledge and skills they will need to become the next generation of entrepreneurs and community leaders of economic prosperity.

Program Objectives

Students who major in accounting, business administration, or economics will:

  1. Know foundational and intermediate principles of their major discipline;
  2. Be well prepared for entry level jobs related to their major discipline in business or other organizations;

Be able to use knowledge of their major discipline to analyze contemporary issues related to their major discipline and contribute to the businesses or other organizations of which they are a part.

Contact Us

David Kendall

David Kendall

Department Chair
Professor of Economics
Smiddy Hall 237
276.328.0284
dlk8f@uvawise.edu

Linda Meade

Linda Meade

Administrative Assistant
Smiddy Hall 138
276.328.0185
lc5n@uvawise.edu