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Undergraduate Catalog 2011-12 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Haworth College of Business

Haworth College of Business

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Kay M. Palan

Satish Deshpande
Associate Dean for Operations and Graduate Programs

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs

Doralee N. DeRyke
Director of Budget, Operations and Service Support

Halbert Bates 
Director of Recruiting and Retention

Paul Hildenbrand
Director of Academic Advising


The Haworth College of Business provides high-quality student-centered business education through teaching, research and service activities that deliver exceptional intellectual and economic value to regional and international communities.


Partners for Business Knowledge and Leadership


To be recognized as a leader in high quality business education that meets the technological, innovation and ethical challenges of the global environment.

Core Values

Respect for people - Our interactions with others reflect civility, collegiality, and tolerance of diverse perspectives. We strive to promote an inclusive, ethical and trusting learning environment.

Respect for Knowledge - Our intellectual curiosity drives us to create and disseminate theoretical, practical and intuitive understanding. We strive to foster a learning environment where inquiry, ethics and critical thinking are valued and encouraged.

Respect for Wisdom - We strive to create a learning environment that maximizes our capacity to make effective and ethical decisions in multiple contexts.


  1. The Haworth College of Business will have an environment supportive of student learning and achievement.
  2. The Haworth College of Business will have an environment supportive of faculty scholarship, development and achievement.
  3. The Haworth College of Business will be a strong partner with communities and business.
  4. The Haworth College of Business will continue to advance diversity.
  5. The Haworth College of Business will have a positive work climate for students, staff and faculty.

Academic Units:

Business Information Systems
Finance and Commercial Law
Military Science


The Haworth College of Business offers three degree programs:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)
  • Master of Business Administration for graduate students with Liberal Arts, Engineering, Businees, or other undergraduate preparation (M.B.A.)
  • Master of Science in Accountancy for students desiring preparation for a professional accounting career (M.S.A.) 


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