West Texas A&M University

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College of Business

College of Business

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Academic Departments

Pre-Business

Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance

Department of Computer Information and Decision Management

Department of Management, Marketing and General Business

Dean's Office
Dr. Neil Terry, dean (nterry@wtamu.edu)
Dr. Amjad Abdullat, associate dean (aabdullat@wtamu.edu)
Dr. LaVelle Mills, associate dean (
lmills@wtamu.edu)

College Profile

Undergraduate Enrollment 1,245
Graduate Enrollment 1,377
Total Enrollment 2,622
Number of COB Student Organizations and Boards 15
Number of Full-time Faculty Members 56
Number of Part-time Faculty Members 8
FTE Full-time Graduate Faculty Members 100% 
FTE Faculty with Terminal Degrees 78%
FTE Graduate Faculty with Terminal Degrees 96%
Number of Baccalaureate Program Concentrations 13
Number of Graduate Program Concentrations 7
Hispanic Student Representation 25%
African-American Student Representation 5%
International Student Representation 7%
Freshman Retention Rate (Fall to Fall) 76%
Five-year Sophomore Graduation Rate  87%
Conferred Undergraduate Degrees (2015) 200
Conferred Graduate Degrees (2015) 173
Graduates Employed within 3-months of Graduation 86%
Graduates Gainfully Placed within 6-months of Graduation 95%
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The College of Business is committed to teaching excellence in both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Faculty members are student oriented yet maintain high standards for classroom performance, preparing students for intelligent, active and productive participation in business and community life.  West Texas A&M University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).  

Dr. Neil Terry

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Important College DATES

October 6  COB Curriculum Vote
October 8  Homecoming
October 26  Beta Gamma Sigma Induction
October 31  Fall Last Day to Drop or Withdraw
November 1  Spring Registration Opens
November 23
 Thanksgiving Break
  December 1   University Promotion & Tenure
December 8   Last Day of Fall Classes 
December 9   Dead Day
December 17   Winter Graduation
January 17   First Day of Spring Semester
March 13  Spring Break
May 13  Spring Graduation