An Investment Today For a Lifetime of Success
You already have the drive you’ll need to succeed. Now, it’s time to build your network with courses that challenge you, professional faculty who care, and a degree that proves you’re the real deal.
With a B.S. in business management from Coker University, you can build the future you’ve imagined for yourself—whether that means owning your own business, getting a promotion, supporting innovative growth in your organization, or becoming a stronger manager for your team.
You’ll learn the fundamentals of business from faculty who bring firsthand experience into their lessons, and you’ll develop universally applicable skills like critical thinking and communication while you’re at it. That’s the power of an education with a strong liberal arts core, grounded in real-world professionalism.
KEY CLASSES FOR YOUR SUCCESS
Leadership & Professional Ethics
What kind of leader do you want to be? No matter your industry, the role of a leader is largely shaped by the decisions they make. In this course, you’ll examine a variety of approaches to decision-making in business. You’ll learn about different ethical frameworks, and consider how they may be applied in real-world scenarios.
Good businesses maintain strong relationships with their customers, delivering a product that meets clients’ needs and expectations. As you study operations management, you’ll learn about the production process from start to finish, including inventory, quality, and cost control.
Human Resources & Organizations
The most essential aspect of an organization is its people. Organizational leadership and human resources professionals alike must have a strong understanding of how to recruit quality employees, provide support for those employees, and effectively manage a number of HR functions, principles, and programs. In this course, you’ll take a deeper look at the world of human resource management and its impact on business.
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One Degree That Opens All These Doors
Small Business Owner
Advertising Account Manager
Human Resources Manager
Regional Sales Manager
CORPORATE AND COMMUNITY PARTNER’S
Gold & Blue Scholarships
Coker offers the Corporate and Community Partners Gold Graduate Scholarship (25% off tuition) to employees of five local organizations:
- Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center
- Duke Energy
- McLeod Health
- North Industrial Machine
- Sonoco Products Company
Coker offers the Corporate and Community Partners Blue Graduate Scholarship (10% off tuition) to employees of three local technical colleges:
- Florence-Darlington Technical College
- Midlands Technical College
- Northeastern Technical College
BEFORE YOU KNOW IT, YOU’LL BE ONE OF THESE…
Business graduates from Coker University have what it takes to thrive in today’s market and meet the challenges of the future.
Dallas Buterbaugh, ’19
“If you have a hectic schedule, online is the way to go. [Coker Online] is very easy to navigate.”
Meet Your Mentors
Special Lecturer in Business
Dr. Burke is a scholar-practitioner with research and teaching interests focused on emotional intelligence and organizational development. He has extensive experience coaching leadership competencies to achieve…
Assistant Professor of Business
Dr. Weiss’s research and teaching interests are in the areas of accounting, auditing, and financial statement fraud. She brings the flipped classroom model to her classes providing the students with…
Melinda B. Norris
Professor Norris has a wealth of experience in small business management and marketing. Her teaching interest are in the area of marketing strategy and marketing research. Professor Norris has served in various…
Director, Center for Leadership and Entrepreneurship; Assistant Professor of Business
Dr. Burkemper’s Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship and Innovation allows him to share a wealth of knowledge and experience with our Coker students inside and outside of the classroom. He is a strong believer in active…
Darrell Holliday, Jr.
Professor of Business
Dr. Holliday’s manufacturing industry work experience coupled with his excellent academic credentials, makes him uniquely qualified to help position students for academic excellence and to be prepared for…
Associate Professor of Business
Dr. Stevano has extensive training in the area of economics. He has four economics degrees: Ph.D. (University of Notre Dame), Masters (York University, University of Notre Dame), and BA (University of Toronto). He…