FROST 00042Leadership roles in business and other organizations require carefully developed skills.

As part of Bethany College’s Business Department, you will have the opportunity to develop intellectual and practical skills that will serve you well throughout your lifetime and provide a basis for building a successful career.

We believe in active learning. By combining classes, experience, interaction and participation, we help you internalize what you are learning. Our goal is to help you apply your knowledge and skills to business situations and carry these methods and processes into your career.

Bethany’s faculty is committed to your success. Our average student-faculty ratio is 13:1, which allows us time to get to know you and become partners with you in your education.


Majors

Accounting
Business Administration
Business Economics
Business Education Teaching 6-12
Finance
Management
Management with International Management Concentration
Marketing
Marketing with Emphasis in Network Marketing
Operations Management
Sports Management


Minors

Business
Computer Applications


Resources

Business Brochure


Department Chair

Douglas Smith, M.A.J.

Professor Emeritus of Criminal Justice
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Biography

Douglas Smith, Professor Emeritus of Criminal Justice, was at Bethany College since 2005, but taught at the college as an adjunct instructor since 1978 until his death in 2014. He taught classes in police, probation, delinquency and administration, and criminology. He also founded the Bethany College Law and Order Club.

Smith had over 35 years of experience in criminal justice. He worked in the 28th Judicial District Court, Salina, Kan., as Chief Juvenile Probation Officer, Director of Court Services and Trial Court Administrator I.

He was a board member of the Salina Youth Care Foundation and was twice elected president of the Kansas Association of Court Services Officers. He served on committees for the Kansas Supreme Court and assisted in developing an interdisciplinary investigation team for child abuse cases. His work on this team garnered acclaim from the National Association of District Attorneys and the Federal Department of Health and Welfare.

Smith earned his Master of Administration of Justice from Wichita State University.

ROBERT CARLSON, M.B.A.

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Provost & Dean of the College
Chair of the Department of Business
Professor of Business

OFFICE
Wallerstedt Social Science Center 1
Wallerstedt Learning Center 133A

PHONE
(785) 227-3380, ext. 8167

EMAIL
carlsonr@bethanylb.edu

DAVID FROST, M.S.

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Assistant Professor of Business

OFFICE
Social Science Center 26
Department of Business

PHONE
(785) 227-3380, ext. 8173

EMAIL
frostd@bethanylb.edu

JENNI KINNAIRD, PH.D.

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Assistant Professor of Business
Director of Online & Outreach Education
Co-Chair of Business Department

OFFICE
Wallerstedt Social Science Center
Department of Business

PHONE
(785) 227-3380, ext. 8168

EMAIL
kinnairdj@bethanylb.edu

ANGELA MARTIN

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Controller
Assistant Professor of Business

OFFICE
Social Science Center 23
Wallerstedt Social Science Center

OFFICE
Presser Hall 112

PHONE
(785) 227-3380, ext. 8214

PHONE
(785) 227-3380, ext. 8119

EMAIL
martinar@bethanylb.edu

DIANE MILLER

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Adjunct Instructor of Business

OFFICE
Wallerstedt Social Science Center 19
Department of Business

PHONE
(785) 227-3380, ext. 8190

EMAIL
millerd@bethanylb.edu

DUKE ROGERS, PH.D.

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Assistant Professor of Business & Economics
Co-Chair of Business Department

OFFICE
Wallerstedt Social Science Center 4
Department of Business

PHONE
(785) 227-3380, ext. 8357

EMAIL
rogersk@bethanylb.edu