The College of Business presents an opportunity to earn the following degrees:

  • Associate of Art in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with concentrations in Accounting, Economics, Finance, General Business, Law, Management, Human Resource Management and Marketing.
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management or Human Resource Training & Development
  • Bachelor of Science in Sport Business
  • Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) with concentrations in Health Care Administration, Management & Leadership, and Sport Business
    • The M.B.A., Bachelor's, and Associate degree requirements are described in the following pages.
    • Minors are offered in Business Administration, Human Resource Management and Sport Business.
Scott Bellamy
Scott Bellamy

Dean, College of Business|Professor of Economics

All degrees

For a list of all Limestone University degrees, visit:

limestone.edu/degrees

Minors

For a list of all Limestone University minors, visit the Academic Catalog:

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  • Department of Accounting, Economics, and Finance (6 faculty)

    • Department Chair: Dr. Renee Dyer
    • Academic Programs: B.S. Business Administration:  Accounting, Economics and Finance
  • Department of Management (8 faculty)

    • Department Chair: Dr. Michael Scharff
    • Academic Programs: MBA, Business Administration: General, Management; B.S. Sport Business
  • Department of Marketing and Administration (4 faculty)

    • Department Chair: Dr. Dale Guffey
    • Academic Programs: B.S. Business Administration:  Human Resource Management, Marketing, Law; B.S. Human Resource Management

 

Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Business Accreditation

Limestone University's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Master of Business Administration programs were accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) in 2017.  ACBSP (https://acbsp.site-ym.com) is a specialized global business accreditation body following the Baldrige model focused on teaching excellence and continuous improvement.  ACBSP evaluates business programs in areas of leadership, strategic planning, stakeholder relationships, quality of academic programs, faculty credentials, and quality improvement.

Visit limestone.edu/business for more info

Associate of Arts

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Associate of Arts

Students seeking to further their knowledge of business may seek a Business Administration (General) Associate of Arts degree. Students complete Finance and Economics courses, amongst other courses to complete their associate's degree in business.

Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.)

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Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.)

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Administration is ideal for transfer students who want to expand their knowledge in business from an ACBSP accredited program. Students can choose from Limestone's 6 Business Concentration areas of Accounting, Finance, General Business, Legal, Management or Marketing.

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The Bachelors in Business Administration with an Accounting concentration will prepare students with an understanding of accounting theory and its application in a variety of options, including career opportunities in financial and banking institutions, government regulatory agencies, insurance companies, non-profit organizations and more.

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The famous economist Alfred Marshall describes economics as “the study of man in the ordinary business of life.” Thus, economics provides a broad foundation of knowledge concerning how economies and societies transform scarce resources into goods and services and how markets function at the local, national and international levels.

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Warren Buffett, one of the most successful investors in the world, commented after the financial crisis of 2009, “It’s been an ideal period for investors: A climate of fear is their best friend.

Business Administration students
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The Bachelor's in Business Administration, with concentrations in accounting, finance, economics, management, and marketing, offers graduates a background that is broadly applicable in today's job market. Further, Business Law and Ethics courses get students thinking about important topical and historical issues in the world of business.

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The Bachelor’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management opens up opportunities for business students to widen career choices as well as develop necessary competencies in getting work done effectively through human resources – the employees.

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Law concentration is designed for Business students who have an interest in law school or a law-related career.  Courses will introduce students to a variety of practice areas.  This concentration will provide a sound foundation for further legal education and subsequent careers and will help students to develop the important analytical skills and personal values necessary for a law-related career.

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

By providing a fundamental understanding of the management competencies needed to thrive in today’s business world, the Bachelor's in Business Administration Management curriculum prepares students to enter the business world, and to ready them for career advancement through executive development programs and/or graduate studies in professional fields such as Business Administration, Law, and P

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The Bachelor's in Business Administration with a Marketing concentration curriculum provides the student with an understanding of the scope and nature of marketing; the marketing function within a business organization; environmental factors influencing marketing opportunities; the managerial tools necessary to plan and control the marketing process; and more.

Human Resources Management - Business partners selecting right candidate for their new project
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

In the Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management program, students learn to manage the development of employees in organizations and to provide related services to individuals and groups. Students study personnel and organizational policy, human resource dynamics and flows, labor relations, gender roles, civil rights, and human resources laws and regulations.

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The Sport Business degree combines the institution of sport to the realm of business and prepares students to plan, manage and sustain effective sport business experiences in private, public and commercial settings. In this major, you'll study concepts like management and leadership, marketing and promotions, and finance and economics as they pertain to the world of sports business.

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

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Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

The Health Care Administration concentration of the Master of Business Administration program offers the opportunity to expand skills in Accounting, Financial Management, Management, Leadership, Organizational Development, and Quality Management. Students will continue the development of their decision-making, leadership, motivation, problem-solving, and teamwork skills.

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Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

The Management and Leadership concentration of the Master of Business Administration program offers the opportunity to expand skills in Accounting, Financial Management, Management, Leadership, Organizational Development, and Quality Management. Students will continue the development of their decision-making, leadership, motivation, problem-solving, and teamwork skills.

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Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

The MBA - Sport Business degree program combines a superior, rigorous graduate business curriculum with a concentration on the business of sport.  This program is tailored to those who have the drive, passion, and hunger needed to succeed in the competitive world of sports.