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2017-2018 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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Lumpkin College of Business & Applied Sciences

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Mahyar Izadi, Dean
Jeanne R. Lord, Associate Dean
Amy Annis, Academic Advisor/Certification Officer 
Deborah Endsley, Assistant to the Dean

General Mission

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 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, Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Family and Consumer Sciences, Financial Literacy, Human Resource Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Organizational Leadership, and Talent Development.

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 Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences, Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics, Master of Science in Sustainable Energy, School of Technology Graduate Certificate Program, Master of Science in Technology, Master of Science in Cybersecurity, and Master of Arts in Aging Studies, a multi-disciplinary program administered in the College. (See the Graduate Catalog for further information on graduate programs.)

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