Business Management




Administrative Assistants

Academic Advisor



  • Countryman, Cary., Hospitality and Tourism/Operation (2013) B.A. 1992, Washington State University; M.B.A. 1995, Washington State University; Ph.D. 2001 Purdue University.
  • Hannonen, Helena M. A., Leadership, (2006) B.A. 1972, Brigham Young University; M.A. 1976, Brigham Young University; Ph.D. 1983, Brigham Young University. 
  • Huff, Lenard C., Marketing (2000) B.S. 1976, Brigham Young University, Provo; M.B.A 1978, Harvard University; Ph.D. 1994, University of Michigan.


Associate Professors

  • Gibson, Gregory, International Business Management, (2005) B.A. 1974, Brigham Young University; J.D 1979, Pepperdine University School of Law.
  • Pooley, Gale Finance/Economics (2017) B.B.A 1981, Boise State University; M.S. Montana State University; Ph.D. 2000, University of Idaho.


Assistant Professors

  • Baldwin, Cody, (2016) B.S. 2009, George Mason University; M.B.A 2013, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
  • Frederick, Erin, Finance (2008) B.S. 1983, Brigham Young University; M.B.A 1986, Brigham Young University.
  • Rogers, Paul James, (2013) B.S. 1994, Brigham Young University-Hawaii; M.B.A 1999, Yonsei University; Ph.D. 2013, Yonsei University.
  • Springer, Scott (2016) B.A. 1999, Utah State University; M.B.A 2005, Pepperdine University; Ph.D. 2016 (Expected Completion), Northeastern University.
  • Vicente, Ricardo (2017) B.A. 1992, Superior School of Business Administration; M.B.A Foundation Getulio Vargas; Ph.D. University of Sherbrooke.


Special Instructors

  • Nielsen, Donald
  • Springer, Ann (2017)
  • Whetten, Derek (2017)


Emeritus Faculty

  • Bradshaw, James R. (1969-2007)
  • Davis, Robert (1973-1981)
  • Haynes, Beth (1994-2017)
  • Keliiliki, Dale K. (1972-1996)
  • Kimzey, Bruce (1999-2007)
  • Taylor, John E. (1993-2013)


The Discipline

Business Management provides students with a broad understanding of the relationships between cultures, business firms, governments, customers, and societies. The program prepares students to be contributing and successful members of the business community.

Career Opportunities

Business Management graduates are prepared for administrative careers in both domestic and international organizations. Students typically find jobs in the private and not-for-profit sectors. Specific job descriptions are many and varied. Some examples are: banker, consultant, financial analyst, credit analyst, real estate broker, financial planner, business systems consultant/analyst, sales representative, account executive, research specialist, marketing director, digital marketing manager, marketing analyst, management trainee, buyer, merchandiser, production manager, technical customer support, inventory manager, logistics manager, materials supervisor and so on.


Programs and Degrees

*note: you must have a 2.50 GPA in Business prerequisites and a CGPA of 2.30 to continue in all Business majors.

*note: no more than one D grade may be applied towards the major. All business prerequisites must be C- or better. One retake is allowed per class, for up to two major classes.

  • B.S. in Business Management Finance Track
  • B.S. in Business Management Human Resource and Organization Behavior Track
  • B.S. in Business Management - Marketing Track
  • B.S. in Business Management - Operations & Supply Chain Management Track
  • B.S. in Business Education
  • Human Resource Management Minor
  • Economics Minor
  • Leadership Minor
  • Marketing Minor
  • Supply Chain & Operations Minor


Program Outcomes

Upon completing a major in Business Management, students will:

  1. Demonstrate a knowledge of fundamental areas of business.
  2. Have a knowledge of international business basics.
  3. Have a knowledge of intercultural understanding fundamentals.
  4. Be able to prepare entrepreneurial/intrapreneurial business plan.
  5. Be able to solve problems.
  6. Work effectively in teams.
  7. Communicate effectively.
  8. Demonstrate the ability to lead.
  9. Demonstrate commitment to service-mindedness.
  10. Demonstrate commitment to ethical behavior.
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