Department of Business Administration

Department of Business Administration

Dr. Keith Hollingsworth
Chair
Leadership Center 208
(404) 681-7580
Fax: 404-215-3292
kholling@morehouse.edu

Mrs. Claudia Smalls
Administrative Assistant
Leadership Center 206
404-215-2619 
Fax: 404-215-3292
csmalls@morehouse.edu

Business Administration Directors:
Finance – Dr. Siavash Abghari
Accounting – Dr. Emmanuel Onifade
Marketing – Dr. Cassandra Wells
Management – Dr. Belinda Johnson White

Established in 1938, the Division of Business Administration and Economics at Morehouse College offers a B.A. in Business Administration and a B.A. in Economics.  Students majoring in business administration must select one of the following functional area concentrations:  accounting, finance, management, or marketing.  A minor in economics is also offered.  All business majors must take 39 credit hours of business core courses and each concentration also requires 15 credit hours.

MISSION AND OBJECTIVES
The mission of the management education program in the Department of Business Administration at Morehouse College is to develop skills requisite for excellence in leadership while emphasizing the importance of ethical behavior, civic engagement, and the pursuit of graduate studies, augmented by intellectual contributions intended to enhance teaching effectiveness, improve business practices and advance knowledge in the business disciplines in order of emphasis respectively.

To achieve the mission of the Department the faculty established the following 10 student learning goals and outcomes:

  • Demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of the functional areas of business,
  • Reinforce their communication skills,
  • Reinforce their quantitative and problem solving skills,
  • Demonstrate the use of appropriate information systems and technology and gain an understanding of the impact of information systems and technology on business,
  • Demonstrate critical and analytical thinking skills,
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of ethics and leadership and to participate in civic engagement,
  • Demonstrate awareness of global issues,
  • Demonstrate interpersonal relationship skills and ability to work as members of groups,
  • Organize and synthesize complex information,
  • Gain exposure to various career alternatives and graduate education outlets.
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