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SUBJECT AREA: Business and Economics

Last update: November 20, 2006

Prepared by: Lucy Heckman

Subject Specialists: Lucy Heckman, Andrew Sankowski (Queens); Lois Cherepon (Staten Island)

Faculty Liaisons: Lucy Heckman, Andrew Sankowski

Purpose and Program Description:

The St. John's University Libraries support teaching, study, and research for undergraduate students, masters students, faculty and administration associated with the Peter J. Tobin College of Business (TCB). TCB offers B.S., M.B.A., M.S. and A.P.C. degree programs in a wide variety of business fields. Choices range from Accounting, Actuarial Science, Computer Information Systems, Decision Sciences, Economics and Finance, to International Business, Management, Marketing and Risk Management.

TCB departments include Accounting and Taxation, Computer Information Systems and Decision Sciences, Economics and Finance, Law, Management, Marketing, Military Science, and School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science.

In addition, the College of Professional Studies offers undergraduate courses in Accounting, Business Law, Economics, Marketing, and Management.

The course schedule shows all current offerings.

Undergraduate Programs: Tobin Undergraduate awards Bachelor of Science degrees for programs in Accounting, Economics (Queens only), Finance, Management, Management Information Systems (Queens only), and Marketing at both campuses, except where noted. Actuarial Science and Risk Management are offered at the Manhattan campus. The Undergraduate Bulletin of Tobins School of Business provides further information.

The College of Professional Studies awards an Associates Degree in Business, with or without an Accounting option. These programs are offered by the Division of Administration and Economics.

Graduate Programs:

The M.B.A. degree at Tobin Graduate School is offered with the following specializations: Accounting, Taxation, Decision Sciences, Executive Management, Finance, Financial Services, Insurance Financial Management, International Business, International Finance, Marketing Management, Risk Management, and Computer Information Systems for Managers

The M.S. degree has specializations in Accounting, Taxation, and Management of Risk.

Advanced Professional Certificates (A.P.C.s) are available to individuals who have completed the M.B.A. degree.

The Graduate Bulletin of Tobin School of Business provides further information.

Other Campus Libraries supporting Business Programs:

The Davis Library of the School of Risk Management extensively collects monographs, periodicals, databases, manuscripts, and multimedia related to insurance and risk management.

The Rome Library supports graduate programs in Business and Economics on the Rome Campus. It collects monographs very selectively.

Enrollment Trends: Business programs continue to be among the most popular majors at St. John's University. For further information, please consult Institutional Research.

Department and Subject Area Trends: International business, economic conditions in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, entrepreneurship, risk management and insurance.

Established Specialization: The Queens and Staten Island Library are strong in economics, management, and marketing. Queens is also strong in international business and entrepreneurship.

Online Resources: Business and Economics

Subject Depth: The Queens collection is on the study or instructional support level, advanced (3b). The goal is to maintain this level.

The Staten Island collection is on the study or instructional support level, introductory (3a). The goal is to develop it on the study or instructional support level, advanced (3b).

Selection Considerations: Please see Selection of Materials. Business requires the most current research in electronic format whenever possible, plus access to classic and historical works in either electronic or paper format. Company and statistical data are required in electronic format whenever possible.

The following journals/newspapers may be consulted for current book reviews:

The following current awareness Business Selection list is recommended:

New Books at Baker Library, Harvard University

Materials to be Excluded: Please see Materials Not To Be Acquired. Additional exclude:

  • Textbooks
  • Self help books

Withdrawal Considerations: Please see Collection Maintenance: Withdrawals. Additional criteria include:

Monographs older than 10 years should be considered eligible for weeding unless they are by noted authors in the field, classics, or by faculty authors. Other Considerations: n/a

Notes: n/a

Related Collections: n/a

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