2008-2009 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
College of Business & Applied Sciences, Lumpkin
Diane B. Hoadley, Dean
Martha S. Brown, Associate Dean
Mary Hennig, Assistant to the Dean
Diane Ingle, Assistant to the Dean
Jacqueline Joines, Director of Philanthropy
Lisa Dallas, Assistant to the Dean for Academic Computing
The mission of the Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences is to create an academic environment based on intellectual inquiry that facilitates for stakeholders the development of personal, professional, and technical characteristics that have economic and social value.
Bachelor’s degrees are earned through a variety of programs. Business majors include Accountancy, Business Administration, Management Information Systems, Finance, Management, and Marketing. The Applied Sciences include programs in Family and Consumer Sciences, Technology, and Military Science. The Family and Consumer Sciences major provides options in Dietetics; Apparel & Textiles, Consumer Studies, Hospitality, and Merchandising Option; and Family Services. The Industrial Technology major has an option in Manufacturing Technology and several concentrations. Students may also choose a major in Career and Organizational Studies or Career and Technical Education with emphasis in Business Education, Family and Consumer Sciences Education, or Technology Education.
In addition, students from other majors can pursue minors in Business Administration, Management Information Systems, Family and Consumer Sciences and Industrial Technology.
Military Science offers academic minors in two- and four-year programs leading to commissions as officers in the United States Army. Students in the Military Science/Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) can pursue any major recognized by the University.
Graduate programs include the Master of Business Administration, the Master of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences, and the Master of Science in Technology, as well as the Master of Arts in Gerontology, a multi-disciplinary program administered in the College. (See the Graduate Catalog for further information on graduate programs.)