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  Dec 02, 2021
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
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2020-2021 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, finance, information systems, international business, management, and marketing.

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.
     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
# Glen Metheny, Ph.D.
Zac Muncy, J.D.
Mike Oliver, D.B.A., CPA^
# Jake Stewart, Ph.D., PMP
     Chair of Management Information Systems Department

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.
# Karen Corker, M.S.
# Byron Howell, Ph.D.
# David Kee, Ph.D.
     Director of the Master of Business Administration Program
Sarah McGaha, M.B.A., CPA^
# Emmie Mercer, M.B.A.
Ellis Sloan, M.B.A., CFA
# John 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.
Rigel Page, M.B.A.

# Also teach graduate courses in the Graduate School of Business.
^ Inactive


Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Business Administration

Accelerated Programs