Department Of Business, Accounting, & Sport Management

DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ACCOUNTING, AND SPORT MANAGEMENT (BUS, ACCT, SM)

The Business faculty offer programs and courses designed to meet the educational needs of students planning careers in Business, Accounting, and Sport Management as well as the general informational needs of those individuals seeking a better understanding of the nature and operation of the economy, business, and sports. Successful completion of one of the major programs will provide the foundation necessary for a professional career or graduate study. A major in Business Administration or Accounting requires the completion of prescribed courses in accounting, business administration, economics, finance, management, and marketing. A major in Sport Management requires the completion of prescribed courses in accounting, business, communications, physical education, and sport management.

MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of the Department of Business, Accounting, and Sport Management is to prepare young men and women for lives of ethical service and professional achievement in a competitive world. We achieve this mission by providing a challenging and innovative business program to compliment a liberal arts education in an environment that reflects Christian principles and high moral and ethical standards.

ACADEMIC OPPORTUNITIES
Students who seek the Bachelor of Science degree may choose a major in accounting, business administration, or sport management. The degree provides a broad base of business training and the opportunity to focus on a particular discipline. Minors in accounting and sport management are also available for most majors.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
The Saint Augustine’s University Bachelor of Science degree pays big dividends. Whether it’s at a Fortune 500 multinational or a small business, professionals who hold the B.S. degree are well prepared to succeed in modern business. Opportunities to participate in an internship provide practical development and useful network contacts that lead to the right job after graduation.

Business Administration

Major
In addition to successfully completing courses in the general college, business administration majors are required to successfully complete a common group of business core courses: Accounting 231 and 232; Business 132, 223, 251, 252, 301, 322, 336, 346, 350, 352, 362, 445, 495, 496; Computer Information Systems 401; Economics 235 and 236. In addition, the major in Business Administration also requires that students two business electives as well as Math 224 and International Business 451.

Accounting

Major
In addition to successfully completing courses in the general college, accounting majors are required to successfully complete a common group of business core courses: Accounting 231, 232, 325, 326, 333, 334, 381, 441, 471; Business 132, 223, 251, 301, 322, 336, 346, 350, 352, 495; Economics 235 and 236; Management 317; and Marketing 330. In addition, the major in Accounting also requires Math 224 and International Business 451.

Minor
For those students majoring in an area other than Accounting but interested in gaining a better understanding of the field, the program offers a minor in Accounting. This minor requires successful completion of the following courses: Accounting 231, 232, 325, 326, 335, and one additional Accounting course.

Students majoring in Business Administration and/or Computer Information Systems who are interested in an Accounting minor should successfully complete the following courses: Accounting 325, 326, 335, 441, 471 and one additional Accounting course.

Sport Management

Major
In addition to successfully completing courses in the general college, sport management majors are required to successfully complete these core courses: Sport Management 227, 260, 261, 305, 360, 361, 362, 405, 460, 461, 462, 463; Accounting 231 ; Business 132, 251, 252, 336, 445, 484; Communications 201, 202, 300, 313; and Physical Education 234 and 336.

Chair:

Dr. Kristene M. Kelly, Assistant Professor of Sport Management/Chair, Department of Business, Accounting, and Sport Management
B.S./B.A., Johnson C. Smith University; M.S., The University of Tennessee; Ed.D., United States Sports Academy
Office: Cheshire 120
Saint Augustine’s University
1315 Oakwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27610
Phone Number: (919) 516-4059
kmkelly@st-aug.edu

Faculty:

Mr. Harmon Barnard, Assistant Professor of Business Administration
B.B.A., Kennesaw State University; B.B.S., Columbus State University; M.Ed., Columbus State University; M.B.A., Troy University
Office: Cheshire 118
Saint Augustine’s University
1315 Oakwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27610
Phone Number: (919) 516-4048
hlbarnard@st-aug.edu

Mrs. Evangeline Brodie, CPA, Assistant Professor of Accounting
B.A., N.C. State University; M.A., N.C. State University
Office: Cheshire 121
Saint Augustine’s University
1315 Oakwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27610
Phone Number: (919) 516-4043
ebbrodie@st-aug.edu

Dr. Charles Ibeziako, Assistant Professor of Business Administration
B.S., Shaw University; M.S., North Carolina A&T State University; D.B.A., Argosy University
Office: Cheshire 124
Saint Augustine’s University
1315 Oakwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27610
Phone Number: (919) 516-4040
cnibeziako@st-aug.edu