The School of Business offers two undergraduate degree programs: a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science in business administration. The degree is designed for specialized study and offers concentrations in accounting, finance, management, marketing, and international business.
The Bachelor of Science in business administration is designed to accommodate those students who want to pursue specialized business study in one of the following five concentrations:
The Bachelor of Arts is designed as an option for students who wish to double major in business and another area of study. The B.A. does not require study in a specific business concentration.
The five-year accounting program is structured to develop and perfect technical, theoretical, and interpersonal skills required of accounting professionals. Upon completion of the program of study, the student will have satisfied the educational requirements for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination in the state of Texas and be awarded the Master of Science in accounting.
The department offers a minor in business administration to students who would like to explore the subject of business in depth but whose primary interests lie elsewhere. The minor requires 24 semester hours of business courses.
The business administration legal studies minor is designed for students who would like to develop a practical understanding of legal theory and the rules of law applicable to public and private institutions, with emphasis on business enterprises. The minor requires 18 semester hours.
The minor in communication management is an interdisciplinary program that studies both advertising and public relations as part of the management of communication processes by combining mass media, speech communication, marketing, and business principles. The minor requires completion of 24 semester hours, consisting of 15 hours in required courses and 3 hours in each elective area.
The sport management minor brings several academic departments together including business administration, economics, communication, history, human communication and theatre, and others to provide students a broad understanding of sports' impact and place in society. The 24-semester-hour interdisciplinary minor is designed to ensure graduates understand the important role sports play in society.