Apr 12, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Management Department

College of Business
Ellensburg (E)
Shaw-Smyser Hall, room 329
CWU-Des Moines (D)
CWU-Lynnwood (L)
Mail Stop 7485
Fax: 509-963-2875

Faculty and Staff
Theresa (Terry) Wilson, PhD

James Avey, PhD, management (E)
Peter J. Boyle, PhD, marketing (L)
Kathryn Martell, PhD, management (E)
Sayantani Mukherjee, PhD, management (L)
Mark Pritchard, PhD, marketing (E)
CoCo Wu, PhD, management (E)

Associate Professors
Wendy Cook, PhD, management (D)
Claudia Dumitrescu, PhD, marketing (D)
Nancy Graber Pigeon, JD, business law (E)
Timothy (Tim) Hargrave, PhD, management (L)
Erica Holley, PhD, management (L)
William (Bill) Provaznik, PhD, management, institute for innovation and entrepreneurship director I4IE(E)
Todd Weber, PhD, management (E)
Theresa (Terry) Wilson, PhD, marketing (E)

Anderson (Andy) Parks, MBA, KUOLT professor of business, DEI faculty fellow (L)
Janie Zencak, MPA, I4IE assistant director (E)
Michael (Mike) Rogel, MBA, management (E)

TBD, secretary senior

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Program

The Department of Economics, the Department of Finance and SCM, and the Department of Management jointly support the bachelor of science in business administration. The department offers coursework leading to the bachelor of science in business administration (BSBA) degree. The business administration major is comprised of three principal components:

  • Foundation courses that provide foundation knowledge and skills needed for further study in business
  • Business core courses that build on the foundation group and focus on decision making in the main functional areas of business
  • Specialization courses that allow for advanced study in one of the functional areas.

Students select a specialization within the business administration program in one of the following areas: business analytics, finance, general business, human resource management, leadership and management, marketing management, personal financial planning, or supply chain management.

Program Goals for Business Administration

The departments have identified overall educational outcomes related to knowledge, values, and skills for all business administration graduates. Following are the outcomes for the Bachelor of Science in business administration (BSBA) programs:

  1. Knowledge-based educational Outcomes. Upon completion of the BSBA program, students should:
    • Have a working knowledge of business administration that will aid them in private, government, or non-profit careers and/or prepare them for additional study
  2. Values-based educational outcomes. Upon completion of the BSBA program, students should:
    • Comprehend ethical issues and be able to apply an ethical decision-making framework to business decisions
  3. Skills-based educational outcomes. Upon completion of the BSBA program., students should:
    • Function effectively when in teams both as a leader and as a member
    • Demonstrate effective oral communication skills
    • Demonstrate effective written communication skills
    • Apply quantitative and qualitative critical thinking skills to develop, access, and use information to analyze business problems and propose feasible solutions

Course Offerings
Frequency of course offering information can be found at www.cwu.edu/business/cbadvising or by contacting the department directly.


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