Dec 05, 2019  
2019-2020 General Catalog 
  
2019-2020 General Catalog

Jon M. Huntsman School of Business


Dean: Douglas D. Anderson
Location: Huntsman Hall 488
Phone: (435) 797-0887
FAX: (435) 797-3929
Website: huntsman.usu.edu/

Senior Associate Dean and EY Professor:

Larry Walther, HH 483, (435) 797-8697, larry.walther@usu.edu

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor:

Merideth Thompson, HH 484, (435) 797-3984, merideth.thompson@usu.edu

Associate Dean for Student & External Affairs and Executive Director, Huntsman Scholar Program:

Dave Patel, HH486, (435) 797-7878, dave.patel@usu.edu

Director of FJ Management Center for Student Success:

Ruth Loveland, EBB 309, (435) 797-2272, ruth.loveland@usu.edu

Master's Programs Contact:

Academic Departments

The Jon M. Huntsman School of Business includes the academic departments listed below. Information about degrees and curriculum options are listed in the departmental sections of this catalog.

Economics and Finance Department
Management Information Systems Department

Management Department
Marketing and Strategy Department
School of Accountancy

Degrees Offered

Majors:  Bachelor of Science (BS) and Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Accounting, Economics, Finance, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, and Marketing.

Undergraduate Minors: Accounting, Business, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Human Resource Management, International Business, Leadership and Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Operations Management, Personal Financial Planning, Quantitative Finance, Real Estate, and Technical Sales Management.

Graduate Programs: Master of Accounting (MAcc), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Data Analytics (MDATA), Master of Science in Economics (MSE), Master of Science in Financial Economics (MSFE), Master of Human Resource (MHR), and Master of Management Information Systems (MMIS).

Student Opportunities (Experiential Learning and Clubs)

The Huntsman School offers students a variety of opportunities that allows students to gain business experience outside the classroom.  Participation in the opportunities is open to all Huntsman School of Business students.  For further information, see: http://huntsman.usu.edu/undergraduate/outside_classroom

Accreditation

Huntsman School of Business programs in business and accounting are accredited by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB is the premier accrediting association for business and accounting programs.

Assessment

Full details of the learning objectives, assessment plan, student outcomes, and evidence of continuous imporvement for these programs of study can be found at http://huntsman.usu.edu/assessment/

Mission

Our mission is to develop leaders of distinction in commerce and public affairs.

Vision

As we make strategic decisions in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, we aspire to see our investments pay off in the lives of our students. When our students graduate, they will be prepared to add immediate value to the organizations where they work, and be prepared for increasing leadership roles in the organizations and community where they choose to serve.

Our students will be identified by the following:

  • A strong commitment to ethical leadership
  • A sense of purpose and place engendered by global vision
  • An ability to create and leverage value through their understanding of entrepreneurial processes
  • A mastery of applied and conceptual analytical frameworks

Purpose

Our purpose is to be an engine of growth for our community, the state, the nation, and the world and enable our students to lead lives of meaning and contribution.

Financial Assistance

The Huntsman School offers scholarships to undergraduate students.  Each graduate program has unique scholarship, fellowship, assistantship and waivers that are available.  Details about offerings are available at http://huntsman.usu.edu/future-students/scholarships

Undergraduate Program Requirements

Admission and Graduation Requirements

Admission into the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business is competitive.  Minimum requirements are as follows:

  1. Incoming freshman may be directly admitted into the Huntsman School of Business if they have met one of the following:
  • Top 10% of High School class
  • 3.7+ High School GPA
  • 28+ ACT/1250+ SAT score
  • 3.5+ High School GPA and 24+ ACT/1090+ SAT score (Accounting majors: 3.6+ High School GPA and 26+ ACT/1170+ SAT)

Students who are accepted to Utah State University, but who do not meet the Huntsman School direct-admission ACT and GPA standards may be designated as a Pre-Business major.  This designation is for students who have not been formally accepted into any USU degree program but plan on applying for admission to the Huntsman School of Business upon completing 24+ credit hours. Advising for pre-business majors is done through the Exploratory Advising office in TSC 302 or call 435-797-3373.

    2. USU students or Transfer students may be directly admitted into the Huntsman School of Business if they have earned 24 or more post-high school college credits with 3.5 overall GPA.

Students not meeting the above conditions are encouraged to apply (see huntsman.usu.edu/apply for current and accurate information). Admission is competitive based on available space in the Huntsman School of Business

    3. Applications will be considered after a student has:

Economics Admissions

Students may not repeat a course more than twice and may have no more than 10 repeats in total to earn a degree.  (Huntsman School of Business courses are limited to one repeat.)

Matriculation Requirement and Transfer Limitation

No more than 15 USU Huntsman School of Business credits (ACCT, BUS, FIN, MGT, MIS), numbered 2000 and above, earned as a non-business major (before acceptance into the Huntsman School of Business) can be applied to a Huntsman School of Business degree. More than 15 business credits can be transferred from other accredited institutions. However, additional USU Huntsman School of Business credits added to previously earned transfer business credits may not exceed a combined total of 15. Furthermore, to earn a bachelor's degree in a Huntsman School of Business major, at least 50 percent of the required Huntsman School of Business credits must be earned from coursework taken from the Utah State University Huntsman School of Business.

Enrollment Restrictions

Admission to the Huntsman School of Business does not ensure access to the courses required for graduation. The following course admission requirements must be met by all USU students:

  1. There are no restrictions on 1000-level courses.
  2. ACCT 2010  and ACCT 2020  require an overall GPA (transfer credits included) of at least 2.50.
  3. Most 3000-, 4000-, and 5000-level departmental courses in the Huntsman School are restricted to students admitted to the Huntsman School or another USU major with a minimum of 40 credits and an overall GPA of at least 2.67.
  4. MSLE 4890  requires completion of at least 90 credits for admission, as well as completion of FIN 3400 MSLE 3500 MGT 3700 MSLE 3800  with an overall GPA of 2.67.
  5. Huntsman School courses may be repeated only once.
  6. Many Huntsman School courses have prerequisites and other restrictions requiring adherence. Before registering for courses within the Huntsman School, students should refer to course listings in this catalog or consult with their advisor to ensure they have completed the necessary prerequisites.

USU Credits and Business Credits

At least 30 of the last 60 semester credits must be taken from Utah State University, at least 20 of which must be completed in upper-division courses, of which at least 10 credits must be completed in courses required by the student's major. At least 50 percent of the Huntsman School of Business credits required for a Huntsman School of Business degree must be taken from the Utah State University Huntsman School of Business or its departments, which include: School of Accountancy, Economics and Finance, Management, and Management Information Systems.

Optional P/D+, D, F Grade Restriction

This option is not available for any required courses for majors and minors in the Huntsman School of Business.

Huntsman School of Business Stop-out Policy

Students having a break in attendance of Huntsman School of Business programs in excess of one year will be subject to the Huntsman School and departmental requirements in effect at the time of their return.

Graduation

Students must satisfy all University, Huntsman School, and departmental major requirements to be eligible for graduation. Refer to appropriate sections of this catalog for details.

Minors in Other Business Subjects

Minors are available in other business subjects, as indicated in departmental sections of this catalog.

 

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