Business Administration


Overview & Academics

The Business Administration major at North Carolina Wesleyan College provides a broad education in business. Students get a well-rounded education in general business policy and strategy, but you’ll also have the flexibility to pursue a particular area of interest in greater depth. You may even decide to add a new concentration in entrepreneurship to your program.

 

Career Options

  • Private banking and financial management industry: investment and personal, lending and loan-making.
  • Real Estate: Financing, investment, and property management opportunities.
  • Insurance and risk management.
  • Human Resources: Relay and enforce labor law, policies in employment, coordinating employee benefits.
  • Operations Management: Manage processes of workflow and production.
  • Logistics: Transportation and distribution of products and services.
  • Research and development of new products; product innovation; entrepreneurship.

Major Requirements

ACC 201, 202 or 310
BUS 206, 207, 307, 308, 314, 319, 350, 471, 481, 482
MKT 205
ECO 211, 212
ENG 304
MAT 213
Six semester credit hours from the following courses:
Any upper-level ACC, BUS, CIS, ECO or MKT course;
REL 342
SOC 400

Requirements for Entrepreneurship Concentration:
ACC 201, 202 or 310
BUS 206, 207, 307, 308, 314, 319, 350, 471, 481, 482
MKT 205
ECO 211, 212
ENG 304
MAT 213.
Concentration courses: BUS 370, 443, 472, and 475

Requirements for Logistics Concentration:
ACC 201, 202 or 310
BUS 206, 207, 307, 308, 314, 319, 350, 471, 481, 482
MKT 205
ECO 211, 212
ENG 304
MAT 213
Concentration courses: BUS 351, 360, 451, and 455

Minor Requirements

ACC 201, 202 or 310
BUS 206, 207, 308, 319
ECO 211, 212
MKT 205
Only available to students not completing a major in the School of Business.

Business Administration Faculty

Dr. Robert Everton
Associate Professor of Marketing/Business
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University
reeverton@ncwc.edu
252.985.5173

Dr. Bennie Felts
Assistant Professor of Business
Ph.D., Capella University
bfelts@ncwc.edu
252.985.5565

Dr. Shirley McLaughlin
Marketing Program Coordinator
Associate Professor of Marketing/Finance
D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University
stmclaughlin@ncwc.edu
919.465.4781

Dr. Gena Messer-Knode
Visiting Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Dean of Business Innovation and Career Development
Ph.D., Capella University
gknode@ncwc.edu
252.985.5151

Dr. Katrina Sweet
Assistant Professor of Business
Ph.D., Capella University
ksweet@ncwc.edu
252.985.5122