Academic Departments

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The educational mission of the Accounting Department is to produce liberally educated graduates who will enter their chosen profession with a sense of their place in history, conscious of their role in society, aware of the ethical dimensions of their vocations, technically proficient in accounting and related subjects, and capable of a lifetime of learning. 


The Finance Department is proud of its academic excellence in teaching and research and also its close involvement with the professional business community.  The department offers an intellectually rigorous, state-of-the-art program of study in finance theory and practice at both the undergraduate and MBA level. 

Information Technology and Operations Management

The Information Technology and Operations Management (ITOM) Department at the Cox School plays a major role in the school's research, teaching and outreach programs. The ITOM department boasts world-class faculty expertise and educational programs in many key areas. 


What is Marketing?  To some, sitting in front of their TV, marketing is advertising.  To others, on a shopping spree, marketing is selling or retailing.  Marketing is all these and much more!  

Management and Organizations

The Management (MNO) Department offers students the ability to understand why and how individuals, groups, and organizations act and succeed in a globally competitive environment. 

Real Estate, Risk Management, and Business Law

The department offers classes in Real Estate, Insurance and Business Law (REIL) in both the BBA and MBA curriculum.  In real estate, a major in Real Estate Finance can be achieved by taking a core set of four real estate courses plus two elective courses offered by the Finance Department.  

Strategy and Entrepreneurship

The Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Business Economics Department offers an intellectually rigorous, state-of-the-art program in the strategic analysis of single and multi-business firms.