West Texas A&M University

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Paul and Virginia Engler 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 1,315
Graduate Enrollment 1,477
Total Enrollment 2,792
Number of COB Student Organizations 15
Number of Full-time Faculty Members 59
Number of Part-time Faculty Members 8
FTE Full-time Graduate Faculty Members 100% 
FTE Faculty with Terminal Degrees 82%
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 8%
International Student Representation 5%
Freshman Retention Rate (Fall to Fall) 76%
Five-year Sophomore Graduation Rate  87%
Conferred Undergraduate Degrees (2016) 226
Conferred Graduate Degrees (2016) 314
Graduates Employed within 3-months of Graduation 88%
Graduates Gainfully Placed within 6-months of Graduation 92%
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The Paul and Virginia Engler 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 Paul and Virginia Engler 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

September 21   Old Main Dinner
October 13   Midterm Exams Start
October 14   Homecoming
October 17   Upsilon Pi Epsilon Induction
October 17   Beta Gamma Sigma Induction
October 31
  Last Day to Drop or Withdraw
 November 20   Graduate Programs Finals 
November 23   Thanksgiving - No Classes
December 16   Fall Graduation
February 25   AACSB Peer Review Team Visit  
March 12   Spring Break
May 1   COB Scholarship Luncheon
May 1   COB Student Symposium