2018-2019 Catalog 
    
    Jan 31, 2023  
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Business


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Faculty

GLEN REWERTS (1993)
  Professor of Business; Dean, School of Business
B.S., 1984, Eastern Illinois University
M.B.A., 1987, Southern Illinois University
J.D., 1987, Southern Illinois University
   
PAUL KOCH (1992)
  Professor of Economics
B.S., 1979, George Fox College
M.S., 1984, Illinois State University
Ed.D., 1994, Illinois State University
   
MARK WILLIAMS (1995)
  Professor of Accounting
B.S., 1981, Emporia State University
M.S., 1992, University of Missouri
Ph.D., 2006, Capella University
   
LYNDA ALLEN (2003)
  Professor of Business
B.S., 1982, Olivet Nazarene University
M.B.A., 1988, Olivet Nazarene University
D.M., 2009, University of Phoenix
   
BRAD THOMAS (2011)
  Associate Professor of Management Information Systems
B.S., 1987, Olivet Nazarene University
M.B.A., 1990, Olivet Nazarene University
Ph.D., candidate, Anderson University
   
ROBERT KNISLEY (2014)
  Associate Professor of Accounting
B.S., 1996, University of Illinois
M.B.A., 2010, Olivet Nazarene University
D.B.A., candidate, DePaul University
   
DOUGLAS NIELSEN (2016)
  Assistant Professor of Finance
B.S., 2009, Olivet Nazarene University
M.B.A., 2012, Olivet Nazarene University
Ph.D., candidate, Capella University
   
CHRIS PEREZ (2017)
  Assistant Professor of Marketing
B.A., 1999, Columbia College Chicago
M.B.A., 2002, University of Phoenix

The School of Business at Olivet Nazarene University contributes to the University’s commitment to combine liberal arts with professional preparation by providing students with a foundational understanding of economic thought; enabling them to effectively pursue careers in various areas of business concentration; and developing their critical reasoning and analytical skills in order to serve as discerning stewards of God’s truth in various communities, whether family, church, enterprise, or nation.

The School seeks to provide high quality academic instruction in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics-Finance, International Business, Management Information Systems, and Marketing, challenging students to lives of faith as they pursue excellence in their field of study.

The Accounting major provides a solid background of accounting and business practices and procedures to enable the student to prepare for entry-level accounting responsibilities in public, corporate, or governmental accounting. Students must earn 128 semester hours to earn a baccalaureate degree with a major in Accounting. However, students interested in sitting for the CPA examination should be aware that 150 semester hours of credit are generally required prior to taking the CPA exam.

The Business Administration major provides students with a basic core curriculum and permits a choice of emphasis from six areas of specialization: management, philanthropy and not-for-profit, public administration, human resource management, operations management and healthcare management. The School also offers majors in economics-finance, marketing, international business and management information systems.

Please see Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s Programs  for information on undergraduate to graduate program completion.

Programs

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