Undergraduate programs: 10
Graduate programs: 2
Faculty: 114 fulltime
Faculty Qualifications: almost 80 percent hold doctoral degrees
Our curriculum is different from most business schools. Since nothing in the business world operates in a vacuum, neither do we. Rather than teach accounting or marketing or computer information systems as though nothing else exists, we attempt to integrate our curriculum throughout the four-year experience. Early courses build a foundation that become the building block of later coursework. In their junior year, students spend a semester in an integrated course, team-taught by professors from different disciplines. This integration highlights the interrelationships among business systems and gives our students a career advantage. Come to one of our recruiting days. You'll see that corporations are competing with one another to hire JMU College of Business graduates.
The College of Business is housed in the 100,000-square-foot Zane Showker Hall. It's next to Newman Lake and is a beautiful place to learn. Completed in 1991, the building has state-of-the-art academic facilities, including wireless technology. The building, which houses all departments and centers, features a teaching wing with classrooms designed to enhance faculty-student and student-student interaction to the fullest extent possible. The other wing houses faculty offices and on an average day is full of students and professors talking exuberantly and turning sideways to let you by.
We aspire to be one of the best undergraduate programs in the United States. We're focused like laser beams on excellence and innovation in learning. Come check us out.