The mission of the School of Business & Economics at Benedict College is to prepare competitive graduates for our global economy. This includes preparing students for placement in business, the non-profit sector, graduate school and leadership roles in their communities. Our graduates will be prudent risk managers, having a passion for life-long learning, career advancement, and discerning entrepreneurial opportunities.
Benedict College offers a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting as well as a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in General Business, Management, or Marketing. We also offer a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics with a concentration in Finance.
Benedict College's School of Business & Economics offers a diverse range of learning opportunities and activities. We provide market driven programs and instruction that are in demand by all our stakeholders, including students, alumni and corporations.
The curriculum at Benedict College's School of Business & Economics includes rigorous business core courses as well as 150 internship hours. In addition to receiving dynamic instruction from the faculty, our students also benefit from on campus presentations from business executives. These guest lecturers are executives at corporations such as BlueCross BlueShield, Bank of America, Michelin, and Morgan Stanley.
We are committed to ensuring that our students are well prepared in all essential skill areas, for all market conditions, and in all parts of the globe. These skill areas include:
- Communication Skills
- Quantitative Skills
- Managerial Skills
- Technological Competence
- Independent Thinking
- Ethical Reasoning
The School of Business & Economics at Benedict College fully embraces our mission of preparing competitive graduates for successful careers in the global economy. Our efforts to create a dynamic learning environment that cultivates students into future business leaders have been supported by individuals and organizations near and far. Support from the corporate community includes monetary donations, student internship opportunities, and executive guest lecturers.
Mr. Gerald H. Smalls, Dean
Dr. Tracy H. Dunn, Assistant Dean
Business Administration, Management, and Marketing: Dr. Cedric Stone, Chair
Economics, Finance and Accounting Department: Dean Gerald H. Smalls, Interim Chair
Benedict College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate degrees. In December 2010, The School of Business and Economics was awarded national Business School Accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs "ACBSP". ACBSP accredits degree programs in business and business–related fields.