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  Dec 03, 2022
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
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2019-2020 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration

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The mission of the College of Business Administration is to prepare Christian business professionals for lives of service.

The following specific objectives have been adopted in order to accomplish the above mission:

  1. To prepare students for service and leadership roles in church, family and community.
  2. To provide students with a good understanding of business principles and concepts and to prepare them for their chosen professions.
  3. To strive to help students secure satisfactory employment upon graduation.


The College of Business Administration is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) for the offering of the Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degrees and Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degrees. The BBA program includes majors in accounting, economics, finance, international business, management, management information systems, marketing, and professional sales.

Graduate School of Business

Information regarding the Graduate School of Business may be found here.  


Dean: Allen Frazier, Ph.D.
Associate Dean: Jim Shelton, Ph.D.


Phil Brown, Ph.D., CPA^,CGMA
     Co-Chair of Accounting Department
# Rich Brown, Ph.D., PCM
     Chair of Marketing Department
Bryan D. Burks, D.B.A., CPA^
     Vice President for Advancement
David B. Burks, Ph.D., CPA
# Marguerite Cronk, Ph.D.
     Chair of Management Information Systems Department and Director of the Master of Science in Information Systems Program
# Mark A. Davis, D.B.A.
Allen W. Frazier, Ph.D.
David Johnson, Ph.D.
     Chair of the Finance Department
# Jim Shelton, Ph.D.
     Associate Dean

Associate Professors:

Bob Churchman, Ph.D., CPA
     Co-Chair of Accounting Department
Keith Cronk, M.Litt.
     Chief Information Officer
     Vice President for Information Technology
Christopher Davis, D.M.
# Glen Metheny, Ph.D.
# Mike Oliver, D.B.A., CPA^
# Jake Stewart, Ph.D., PMP

Assistant Professors:

# Michael Allen, M.S.
     Chair of the Management Department and Director of the International Business Program
Chris Barker, M.A., M.B.A.
Timothy Creel, D.B.A.
David Kee, Ph.D.
     Director of the Master of Business Administration Program
Sarah McGaha, M.B.A.
Emmie Mercer, M.B.A.
Zac Muncy, J.D.
Ellis Sloan, M.B.A., CFA
John Stone, M.B.A.
# Norm Stone, M.B.A.
# Dan Summers, M.B.A., CPA^
Jon Wood, J.D.
     Director of the Waldron Center for Entrepreneurship


Jessica Martin, M.B.A.

# Also teach graduate courses in the Master of Business Administration program.
^ Inactive


Bachelor of Business Administration

Dual Degree

Master of Business Administration

Master of Science



Graduate School of Business

Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS)