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Division of Business and Administration

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Mission Statement

The Division of Business and Administration (DBA) seeks to develop students who will graduate with qualities of morality, intellectual excellence, and a passion for hard work. In addition, DBA seeks to develop students who possess high interpersonal skills, exceptional communication skills and technical and theoretical skills. Moreover, each graduate of the Division of Business and Administration must be able to function effectively in both the corporate and political arena; to excel in graduate and other advanced studies, and to compete successfully in entrepreneurship.

The Division of Business and Administration offers programs leading to two degrees-the Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and the Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration. The Business Administration program offers concentrations in Accounting, Finance and Banking, Management and Marketing. The Division also offers minors in disciplines such as Economics, Entrepreneurship and International Business and is pursuing efforts to be a center of excellence.

It is committed to preparing students who have been diversely affected by educational, economic and social deprivations for business careers and the pursuit of advanced studies. Therefore, any entering freshman admitted to Talladega College with an ACT Composite score of less than 16 in English, Reading and Math will require enrollment in developmental courses that the Division determines are required to ensure the success of the student.

 

 

Business Administration with concentration in Management

The purpose of the Business Administration program with a concentration in Management is to prepare students for graduate and professional schools, and for entry level management positions. Students will also develop skills to pursue entrepreneurship. The minimum number of semester hours in concentration needed for graduation is 27. The minimum number of semester hours needed for graduation is 126.

Business Administration with concentration in Accounting

The purpose of the Business Administration program with a concentration in Accounting is to prepare students for graduate and profession schools, and for entry level accounting positions. Students will also have skills as business consultants, public accountants, and auditors. The minimum number of semester hours in major needed for graduation is 27 for accounting. The minimum number of semester hours needed for graduation is 126.

Business Administration with concentration in Marketing

The purpose of the Business Administration program with a concentration in Marketing is to prepare students for graduate and professional schools, and for entry level marketing positions. Graduates of this program will acquire the knowledge and skills needed to develop and implement marketing programs to accomplish strategic objectives in both the non-profit and profit sectors. Students are prepared to compete on a global scale by completing 12 credit hours of foreign language and by engaging in an international experience. The minimum number of semester hours in concentration needed for graduation is 27. The minimum total number of semester hours needed for graduation is 126.

Business Administration with concentration in Finance and Banking

The objectives of the Business Administration program with a concentration in Finance and Banking are to prepare students for graduate and professional schools, and to seek employment in corporate America. The curriculum includes a general core of courses and a variety of major courses emphasizing banking, investment, and stock market analysis. The minimum number of semester hours in concentration needed for graduation is 27.
The minimum total number of semester hours needed for graduation is 126.

Public Administration Department

The purpose of the Public Administration Program is to help students prepare for high-level government and political positions. Students are offered structured avenues for discovering and treating the significant problems in the world of government and politics. Together faculty and students relate to power and citizenship. Through imagination and internship they encounter power inside government. Through “power walks” they learn to address political problems, and examine the relevance of the social sciences to these problems. They study government and politics globally as well as locally. The minimum number of semester hours in major needed for graduation is 45. The minimum total number of semester hours needed for graduation is 126

Contact

Division of Business and Administration
Talladega College
627 Battle Street West
Talladega, AL 35160
Telephone: 256-761-6277

Eric Helvy, D.B.A., Acting Dean
email: ehelvy@talladega.edu

Patricia Higgins, Administrative Assistant
email: pahiggins@talladega.edu
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The history of Talladega College began on November 20, 1865, when two former slaves William Savery and Thomas Tarrant, both of Talladega, met in convention with a group of new freedmen in Mobile, Alabama.

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