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Department of Business Administration University of Illinois Springfield

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Points Of Pride

Outstanding faculty
Real life work experience
International atmosphere

Faculty commitment to the student

The classroom is where our faculty shine. One such professor is Richard Judd who says of his goal in the classroom: “My job is to facilitate learning. I try as best I can to help students … I want them to learn. What does that take? I will do whatever it takes to keep a live, vibrant environment.” The faculty bring to the classroom many years of real world experience and strong educational backgrounds. Our professors hold advanced degrees from such institutions as Indiana University, St. Louis University, Tulane University, University of Arkansas, University of Florida, University of Georgia, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Mississippi, and the University of Pittsburg. Teaching excellence is the number one priority for business faculty, and they use a blend of teaching styles that include lectures, case studies, computer based simulation, and team based projects.


Opportunities for real world experience

Internship opportunities are available through the UIS Internship Services. ASTs enable students to integrate classroom studies with practical experience and earn credit at the same time. For students who have not worked in their field of interest, the Applied Study Term (internship) is a chance to get valuable experience and to make contacts that may help in finding employment. Students who are already employed in their chosen career field can take advantage of the AST requirement to gain new responsibilities or to explore related options. Students may complete an AST in their career workplace, provided they take on new or additional responsibilities or work in a different area from their regular employment.

Read about BBA students’ AST experiences in their own words

Contact Internship Services  at (217) 206-6640 or find valuable information about internships at

http://www.uis.edu/academics/internships/

BBA student placements for the 12-13 academic year include:

AbbVie
Acme Group Inc
Agape Housing Development Corporation
American Springfield Tooling & Molding Inc.
Bank of Springfield
Beckman Coulter INC.
Capital Radio Group
Cargill
Caterpillar Inc
Caterpillar Inc. – Building LC
Contractor Services of Illinois
Contry Financial
Corporate & Endowment Solutions, Inc.
Custom Power Products
District 23
E. Ryan Jewelers, LLC
Farmers Insurance Group
Fiberteg
First Midwest Bank
Fitness 19
Gordmans
Greater Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce
Head of the Bank
Healthy Cells Magazine Metro E. Area
Heritage Restoration and Designation
Hunan Xianfeng tea Co., Ltd
Illinois Bankers Association – Governmental Relations
Illinois Prison Review Board
Illinois State Bar Association
Illinois State Military Museum
Kansas City Chiefs Football Team
Komatsu
Komatsu America Mining Corp.
Lamboo, Inc,
LG Seeds
Liaoming Peace International Travel Service
Lincoln Land Community College
Lowe’s
Luck Dog Productions, Inc.
Maurices
McAndrews, Held and Malloy Ltd
Melaine Berry Appraisals
Menard’s Inc.
Myers and Myers CPA
Omni Containment Systems
OSF Healthcare System
Prarie Eye Center
Scheels All Sports
Schult Sports
Springfield Clinic, Department of Human Resources
Springfield Community Federation
Springfield Mass Transit District
Springfield Muni
Springfield Plastics Inc.
Sprint Service and Repair Store
Stoerger Tax & Business
UIS Financial Service and Cashier Operator
YG Financial Group, PC
Zhongrulyuehua Certified Public Accountants Liaoning Office

International Students in the College of Business & Management

CBM international students come from 23 countries

CBM international students come from 27 countries

The international atmosphere in CBM is a benefit for Business Administration majors who will enter today’s business world which truly encompasses the whole world. Currently the college’s international students call 27 countries from around the globe home:

Bangladesh, Barbados, Brazil, Canada, Peoples Republic of China, Colombia, Cote D’Ivoire, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.