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Sydney Lewis School of Business

Welcome to the Virginia Union University Sydney Lewis School of Business (SLSB). The SLSB is one of the premier Business Schools in the area. We have graduated many successful individuals who have become business owners, certified public accountants, financiers, and presidents of major corporations. We pride ourselves in preparing our students for the world of business by offering a world-class curriculum with faculty who has the academic and practical business experience. We have been accredited by the Association Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) for several decades and provide a number of relevant majors in the context of a liberal arts college.

We are committed to enabling our students to have successful careers and lives. Our doors are open for the Future Business Leaders of Tomorrow because VUU has the Promise of a Limitless Future.


The Sydney Lewis School of Business (SLSB) seeks to prepare students for 1) leadership positions in business and government organizations in a competitive global economy or 2) to pursue graduate studies. The program promotes intellectual, technical, professional and ethical development so students can be competitive in the global economy.


The Sydney Lewis School of Business has two departments: Accounting and Management


The Bachelor of Science (BS) degree is offered for the majors in the Sydney Lewis School of Business

**The SLSB program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP is one of the most recognized names in business higher education worldwide, known for having the highest standards of excellence in accreditation.

SLSB Quality Assurance Report 2011-2013

SLSB Quality Assurance Report 2014-2016

Majors & Minors



Students who are not SLSB majors many minor in Business by taking 19 hours, consisting of ACC 201 (Financial Accounting), MKT 300 (Principles of Marketing), FNB 300 (Principles of Finance), and three other specified courses.

The three additional courses are to be chosen in consultation with the Chair of the Department of Management or Accounting and approved by the Dean of the SLSB.  Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses taken for the minor in Business program.

Outlined Program of Study

Requirements (B. S. Degree, 120 hours)
(A minimum grade of C is required in all English, Mathematics, Economics and Business Courses)

The SLSB core, required of all business students, uses a holistic approach to learning and understanding how functional areas in business and management are intertwined and applicable to a broad range of organizational issues and problems.

General Education 52 hours
SLSB Core Courses 38 hours

  • ACC 201 Financial Accounting 4
  • ACC 202 Managerial Accounting 4
  • ECO 232 Micro-Economics 3
  • FNB 300 Principles of Finance 3
  • MGT 199 Professional and Ethical Development 3
  • MGT 200 Intro to Legal Environments 3
  • MGT 213 Managerial Communications 3
  • MGT 313 Operations Management 3
  • MGT 314 Management and Organizational Behavior 3
  • MGT 316 Global Business 3
  • MKT 300 Principles of Marketing 3
  • MGT 413 Strategic Management in a Global Environment 3

Other Departmental Requirements 6 hours

  • MAT 201 Statistics 3
  • MAT 210 Business Calculus 3

Courses Required in Major 18 - 23 hours

  • Restricted Electives 1 - 6 hours

Total Hours Required for Degree 120 hours.