Mission and Philosophy
The College of Business Administration strives to be a
recognized contributor in the field of business education and research. It is
our mission to build and maintain a quality educational
environment, creating value for our constituencies.
Our achievement-focused programs produce quality graduates
at all degree levels. These programs respond to changing needs
and opportunities, generate and communicate new knowledge and
ideas to benefit the scholarly, public and private sectors, and provide
a wide range of intellectual and professional services locally,
regionally, nationally and internationally.
Our philosophy can be summarized in the following objectives:
1.To discover and disseminate knowledge that,
its relevance and rigor, benefits our
students, practitioners and
2. To continue to develop and provide instructional
that meet the needs of our students:
employed and international.
3. To maintain a rigorous and effective
environment that capitalizes on
our urban setting.
4. To continually improve all our academic
special emphasis on master's
programs, to effectively address
needs of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.
5. To further our community interaction by offering
off-campus courses, distance education and
6. To enhance the visibility of the college and
financial strength through increased
7. To provide advisory services to academic,
History and Overview
Since its origination in 1959, the College of
Business Administration has been one of the fastest growing business
schools in the nation. This growth has mirrored the dynamic growth of
the D/FW Metroplex as the college has worked hard to provide
high quality educational programs. The college is organized into
six academic departments: Accounting, Economics, Finance and
Real Estate, Information Systems and Management
Sciences, Management, and Marketing. A total of 138 full-time
equivalent faculty organize and conduct classes, including 97 with
doctoral degrees from some of the top schools in the nation. The
college currently enrolls 4,923 students, of which 855 are enrolled in
12 graduate business programs.