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  Nov 29, 2022
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
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2022-2023 Academic 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.), Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), and Master of Science in information systems (M.S.). The BBA program includes majors in accounting, economics, finance, information systems, international business, management, 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 inactive, CGMA
     Co-Chair of Accounting Department
Rich Brown, Ph.D., PCM
     Chair of Marketing Department
Bryan D. Burks, D.B.A., CPA inactive
     Vice President for Advancement
David B. Burks, Ph.D., CPA
Marguerite Cronk, Ph.D.
     Director of Academic Quality in Online Learning
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
Jake Stewart, Ph.D., PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM
     Chair of Information Systems Department

Associate Professors:

Bob Churchman, D.B.A., CPA inactive, CGMA
Keith Cronk, M.Litt.
     Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
David Kee, Ph.D.
Glen Metheny, Ph.D.
Zac Muncy, J.D.
Mike Oliver, D.B.A., CPA inactive

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.
     Co-Chair of Accounting Department
Byron Howell, Ph.D.
Sarah McGaha, M.B.A., CPA inactive
Emmie Mercer, M.B.A.
Ellis Sloan, M.B.A., CFA
John Stone, M.B.A.
Dan Summers, M.B.A., CPA inactive
Jon Wood, J.D.
     Director of the Waldron Center for Entrepreneurship


Joe Faith, M.S.
Jessica Martin, M.B.A.
Rigel Page, M.B.A.
Yuee Chen, M.S.



Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Business Administration


Graduate School of Business


Accelerated Programs

Master of Business Administration

Master of Science