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If you are looking for a program that will prepare you for a variety of dynamic and exciting career possibilities, you may want to consider a major in liberal arts business.

This unique interdisciplinary degree allows you to integrate a major in a traditional liberal arts discipline with a sound foundation in the functional areas of business. We invite you to join University of Jamestown’s dynamic team of teachers and learners in an exciting journey to realize your potential and fulfill your promise.

University of Jamestown Liberal Arts Business Distinctions

At University of Jamestown you have the unique opportunity to major in a diverse array of liberal arts programs complimented by a core set of business courses that will allow you to tailor your individual program of study to suit your particular needs, interests, and career aspirations. Distinctions of the University of Jamestown Liberal Arts Business program include:

  • Business classes taught in the state-of-art Unruh-Sheldon Business and Technology Center
  • Specialized accreditation by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • Eighteen Liberal Arts majors and 20 Liberal Arts minors to choose from
  • Small class sizes with the focus on excellence in teaching and student learning
  • Significant opportunities for international study, hands-on field experience, and co-curricular activities

 

Proven Success

  • 96 percent career placement rate of business and accounting students in quality positions within six months of graduation
  • Graduating seniors have scored as high as the 98th percentile nationally in the Major Field Achievement Test in Business
  • Students regularly score in the top three in academic business competitions at both state and national Phi Beta Lambda Leadership Conferences

 

Accreditation

University of Jamestown has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), located in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE.

  • Bachelor of Arts in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with concentrations in:
                                    • Accounting
                                    • Business Communication
                                    • Financial Planning
                                    • General Management
                                    • Global Business
                                    • Hospitality and Tourism Management
                                    • Information Technology
                                    • Liberal Arts
                                    • Marketing
  • Bachelor of Arts in Financial Planning and Wealth Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts Business Studies

 

iacbe-accredited-member-sm  University of Jamestown Outcomes Assessment Results

Courses and Requirements outline the specific coursework for this major. Courses & Requirements

Our Academic Catalogs provide information on policies and procedures, the admissions process, programs of study, and degree requirements.

As course offerings can change from semester to semester, working with the Registrar’s office will ensure that your courses are kept on schedule so that you can graduate in four years.

DEPARTMENT CHAIR greshikVicki
Vicki Greshik, CPA, MBAAssociate Professor of Accounting

Certifications/Degrees: MBA, Moorhead State University
Teaches: Financial Accounting

Email:greshik@jc.edu
Sarabakhsh-Mort Mort Sarabakhsh, PhD, CHAProfessor of Business Managment

Certifications/Degrees: MS, University of Dallas; PhD, Alliant International University
Teaches: Marketing, Global Marketing, Marketing Research, Strategic Marketing, and Hospitality/Tourism Management

Email:msarabak@jc.edu
Paulson-Teddi-Jo Teddi Jo Paulson, CFP, ChFC, MBAInstructor of Financial Planning

Certifications/Degrees: MBA, University of Mary
Teaches: Elements of Economics, Investments, Insurance, Retirement and Benefits, and Estate Planning

Email:tpaulson@jc.edu
piscitielloDebi Deborah Piscitiello, MAAssistant Professor

Certifications/Degrees: MA, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Teaches: Business Mgmt., Human Resource Mgmt., Strategic Mgmt., Sales Mgmt., Operations & Production Mgmt.

Email:dpisciti@jc.edu
Weispfenning-William William Weispfenning, CPA, MBAAssistant Professor

Certifications/Degrees: MBA, University of North Dakota
Teaches: Principles of Accounting, Income Tax Accounting, Auditing, Governmental and Not-for-profit Accounting, and Business Law

Email:wweispfe@jc.edu
Fawaz-Fadi Fadi Fawaz, PhDAssociate Professor of Economics

Certifications/Degrees: PhD, Texas Tech University
Teaches: Financial Management and Economics

Email:ffawaz@jc.edu
  • University of Jamestown
    Business, Accounting & Economics Department
    6042 College Lane
    Jamestown ND, 58405

  • Vicki Greshik, CPA, MBA Associate Professor of Accounting & Department Chair

    greshik@jc.edu