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

Joyce Pigge, D.A.

Chair of the Department of History & Political Science Department Professor of Political Science
Office Wallerstedt Social Science 2 Department of History & Political Science Phone: 785.227.3380, x8215
Photo of Joyce Pigge , D.A.

Biography

Joyce Pigge is a professor of political ccience at Bethany College. As a member of the Bethany College faculty since 1970, she is the History/Political Science Department Chair. She coordinates the social studies teaching major and is the pre-law advisor.

At Bethany College, Pigge teaches classes in government, constitutional history, constitutional law, international relations, comparative government and sports law.

Pigge is the Bethany College faculty athletics representative and is Eligibility Chair of the Kansas Collegiate Athletics Conference and the Midlands Collegiate Athletics Conference. Pigge has also served Bethany as head women’s basketball coach, head volleyball coach, and head softball coach.

Pigge received the Bethany College Teaching Award in 1991, the Bethany Distinguished Service Award in 2003, the Meredith Humphreys Teaching and Service to Students Award in 2006 and the NAIA Wally Schwartz Award as Faculty Athletics Representative of the Year in 2009.

Twice, Pigge was a member of the Oxford Round Table at Oxford University (England). Her work has been presented at the Second Annual National Conference on Legal Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics, The University of Kansas Hall Center for the Humanities program, Conference of the Association of the Lutheran College Faculties and an Annual Meeting of the American Educational Studies Association.

Pigge holds a D.A. in Government from Lehigh University. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from Maryville College and an A.A. from Mt. Vernon Community College, now Rend Lake College.

Pigge has done further study at the Washington University School of Law, Washburn University School of Law and Southern Illinois University. She also has interned with the U.S. House of Representatives, the Illinois House and with McPherson/Harvey County Court Services

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