- LDS Business College
LDS Business College (LDSBC) is a two-year college in
Salt Lake City, Utah, focused on training students in business and industry. The college is owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saintsand operates under the Church Educational Systemor CES and is associated with the Brigham Young University system of universities-- Brigham Young Universityin Provo, Utah; Brigham Young University-Idahoin Rexburg, Idaho; and Brigham Young University Hawaiiin Laie, Hawaii. Programs at the college include accounting, information technology, office technology, as well as programs in the medical field.
The college began as part of the
Latter-day Saint Universityin Salt Lake City. LDS Business College never became a fully functioning university and was displaced as the preeminent LDS higher learning center by Brigham Young Universityin the early 20th century.
The college was closely linked with
Latter-day Saint High School. The origin for both goes back to the Salt Lake Stake Academy which opened its doors in 1886. Among the graduates of the LDS High school were Gordon B. Hinckleyand George Romney.
One of LDS Business College's Presidents was
Bryant S. Hinckley.
For many years it was located in a former mansion along
South Templeeast of the Salt Lake Temple. As part of the Church of Jesus Christ's attempts to revitalize downtown Salt Lake City, LDS Business College moved to the Triad Centerin the summer of 2006.
Church Educational System
*Beesley, K. H. (1992). LDS Business College. In D. H. Ludlow (Ed.), "Encyclopedia of Mormonism". New York: Macmillan.
* [http://www.ldsbc.edu/ LDS Business College]
* [http://www.ldsces.org/ Church Educational System]
* [http://www.byu.edu/ Brigham Young University]
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