Stephen D. Lewis, Chair
Balachandran, Blair, Geho, Hemby, Henderson, Kudlats, Roberts, Rollins, Smith, White, Wilson
The mission of the Department of Business Communication and Entrepreneurship is to educate students through a blend of cultural knowledge, economic literacy, communication skills, basic business tools, and specialized knowledge to help them assume roles as consumers, workers, entrepreneurs, and citizens. Program offerings provide a quality business education with appropriate background for professional administrative office careers. Specialized instruction in business education and marketing education prepares graduates for secondary teaching and corporate training. Baccalaureate programs provide a foundation for graduate study.
The Business Communication and Entrepreneurship (BCEN) Department offers undergraduate majors in Business Education and Office Management. The Business Education major leads to the Bachelor of Science degree while the major in Entrepreneurship and major in Office Management lead to the Bachelor of Business Administration degree. The department is a state-approved Office Education Center and provides courses and workshops required of public school business and office education teachers.
Minor programs are offered in Business Communication and Office Management. The department also participates in the interdisciplinary minor in Entrepreneurship .
The Business Communication and Entrepreneurship Department offers a graduate major leading to a Master of Business Education degree. Requirements and a list of the courses offered for graduate credit are published in the Graduate Catalog.