2016-2017 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Lumpkin College of Business & Applied Sciences
Mahyar Izadi, Dean
Jeanne R. Lord, Associate Dean
Amy Annis, Academic Advisor/Certification Officer
Deborah Endsley, Assistant to the Dean
Lisa Dallas, Assistant to the Dean for Academic Technology
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, Finance, Management, Management Information Systems, 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, Financial Literacy, Hospitality, and Merchandising; and Family Services. The Applied Engineering and Technology major has several focus areas. Students may also choose a major in Organizational and Professional Development 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 Applied Engineering & Technology, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Financial Literacy.
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, Master of Science in Dietetics, Master of Science in Sustainable Energy, School of Technology Graduate Certificate Program, the Master of Science in Technology, and the Master of Arts in Aging Studies, a multi-disciplinary program administered in the College. (See the Graduate Catalog for further information on graduate programs.)