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

Robert Carlson, M.B.A.

Provost & Dean of the College Chair of the Department of BusinessProfessor of Business
Office Wallerstedt Social Science Center 1 Wallerstedt Learning Center 133A Phone: 785.227.3380, x8167
Photo of Robert Carlson , M.B.A.

Biography

Robert Carlson is a professor of business at Bethany College. He has been a member of the faculty since 1983 and is the Business Department Chair.

Carlson has been owner and manager of an accounting, tax and consulting business in Lindsborg since 1975. He is a Certified Tax Professional by the National Society of Tax Professionals.  He earned his M.B.A and a B.S.B. in business administration and management, both from Emporia State University.

He has done additional study at Fort Hays State University, Kansas State University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Emporia State University and Augsburg College Mexico Global Study Seminar. Prior to working at Bethany College, he has taught at Emporia State University and Garden City Community College.

Carlson has previous business experience with the U.S. Small Business Administration in Wichita, Kan., Pool and Sinnard C.P.A.s, Gigot Enterprises and Amoco division of Standard Oil.

Carlson is professionally affiliated with, among others, the Midwest Finance Association, McPherson County Economic Development Committee, National Federation of Independent Business and Smoky Valley Development Company.

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