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Dahlkemper School of Business Core Values The Dahlkemper School of Business provides and promotes: • ethical leadership in business. • excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. • entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity in business. • ethical and socially responsible learning experiences and behaviors in business. • the lifelong pursuit of knowledge and understanding by both the faculty and students through continued learning and development. • a strong relationship with the community. Dahlkemper School of Business Honor Code Inspired by the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, the faculty and students of the Dahlkemper School of Business at Gannon University are dedicated to the promotion of ethical, legal, socially responsible and professional behavior. They believe in engaging at all times with honesty, integrity, respect, trustworthiness and superior work ethics. Dahlkemper School of Business Points of Distinction • Gannon University offers a unique combination of the Dahlkemper School of Business (DSB), the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Erie Technology Incubator (ETI) within the Center for Business Ingenuity (CBI). The Center for Business Ingenuity is designed to look and operate like a corporate headquarters with a focus on meeting and satisfying the needs of our students and the business community. This collaboration allows our students and faculty to put into practice the knowledge, skills and abilities taught in the classroom. • Students learn in state-of-the art facilities and collaborate with companies and clients operating within the Center for Business Ingenuity. • High percentage of faculty are doctorally qualified with real world business experience. • The Dahlkemper School of Business is fully accredited by ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs). ACBSP accreditation emphasizes excellence in teaching business. There is a rigorous and ongoing process to earn and maintain this accreditation. • Faculty are student and community focused. • Opportunities for international internships, travel, and study abroad as a result of partnerships developed with international universities. • Small classes are taught by faculty and not graduate teaching assistants. The Dahlkemper School of Business faculty know their students by name. • Students are advised and mentored by the business faculty and staff. • The Center for Business Ingenuity is located in the heart of the central business district of Erie, Pennsylvania. • Students are engaged in community service learning projects. • The Dahlkemper School of Business has been offering innovative and ethics based business programs for over 70 years with a world-wide network of alumni. • Opportunities to earn a double major in business within four years. • Opportunity to earn the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) and the Master of Business Administration (MBA) through the accelerated MBA program. • Graduates from the Dahlkemper School of Business have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to succeed in business and the ethical values to make the world a better place. Dahlkemper School of Business Curriculum The business curriculum reflects current practices and issues in the business arena, including the importance of critical thinking, effective communication, and analytical problem solving skills. Global business issues and communication skills are integrated throughout the business core curriculum. The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) consists of 1) the liberal studies curriculum (required of all Gannon undergraduates) which enables a student to acquire and apply the knowledge and skills necessary to be a significant contributor to an organization, a

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Gannon Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019