Academic Objectives

College of Business  

Mission
The College of Business provides an environment that supports out faculty, staff, and students to reach their fullest potential through learning, discovery, and service. Through an interactive educational experience that includes classroom and experiential learning, the COB graduates will have extensive business knowledge and the ability to communicate clearly and to identify and solve problems critically, creatively, and ethically. Faculty and staff strongly encourage student engagement in all aspects of academic life.

Accreditation
To meet the challenges of the business world, the academic programs of the College of Business require high standards of performance. Programs are designed to provide an intellectual challenge to a student who wishes to assume the responsibility for tomorrow's business leadership. The College of Business is a fully accredited member of the AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Degrees granted by such accredited colleges are widely recognized by businesses and graduate schools. Additional AACSB accreditation is held for the accounting program in the college.

Departments and programs
The College of Business consists of six departments participating in degree programs:

  • Accounting and information systems
  • Applied statistics and operations research
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing

Undergraduate program offices include:

  • College office—Undergraduate Student Development
  • Entrepreneurship