Business & Information SystemsMcKee B & T Building7000 Adventist Blvd NWHuntsville, AL 35896
Phone: (256) 726-7070Fax: (256) 726-7085
Student Learning & Performance Analysis
AccountingManagementManagement Information Systems
PurposeThe purpose of the Department of Business and Information Systems is to provide students with a quality Christian education in business and information systems, enabling them to meet the challenges of the global competitive market.
Oakwood University, through its Business and Information Systems Department, is nationally accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs to offer the following business degrees: The Bachelor of Science (B.S.), with majors in Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems and Organizational Management; the Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) with concentrations in Health Care Administration, Management, and Marketing.
Application for AdmissionTo be admitted as a major in the Department of Business and Information Systems, students must have completed at least 30 hours of course work including EN 112 Freshman Composition, and have an overall minimum GPA of 2.00. Any Business and Information Systems courses taken without prior satisfactory completion of all catalog prerequisite courses will not be counted toward fulfillment of graduation requirements.
Exit ExaminationsAll majors in the Business and Information Systems Department are required to successfully pass a written exit examination, administered during the fall semester of the student's senior year. There will be a charge of $35 plus handling fee for the exit exam.Students who take the departmental exit exam (Fall Semester) and do not pass must enroll in BA 250 Business Review (Spring Semester). The ETS Exit Exam will be given as the final exam for BA 250. The exam will be at the expense of the department.
InternshipsEvery business major may choose to do an internship in his/her respective major area with the exception of Health Care majors who are required to do a practicum as an internship. Internships must have a minimum of 150 hours. All Internships MUST be applied for and approved by the department chair prior to deployment for internship. In order to receive credit/grade, students must register forthe Internship in their respective discipline.