College of Business
Professor Richard Casavant, Dean
The College of Business of The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is committed to providing quality educational programs that prepare students for managerial, professional, or entrepreneurial opportunities. The College offers undergraduate degree programs in accounting, finance, entrepreneurship, management and marketing. At the graduate level, the Master of Business Administration, Executive MBA and Master of Accountancy programs prepare students for management and accounting positions of increasing responsibility.
As a College within a state-supported metropolitan University with financial support from the business community, we recognize our responsibility to:
- Provide students with the knowledge, business skills and professional training necessary for success.
- Engage in business research that serves the needs and interests of business and management, and support pedagogical research to enhance the education process.
- Provide service to the University, academic profession and Chattanooga community.
The College is committed to the principles of diversity so that varied and diverse viewpoints are appreciated and valued.
To fulfill its mission the College seeks the support and participation of students, faculty, and community leaders in educational programs, research activities, and community and professional service that provide mutual benefit to all stakeholders through the sharing of knowledge, experience, and insight. In all its initiatives the College strives to foster progressive innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit.
The curricula also provide essential skills for employment opportunities in related career fields. Career preparation is offered in the following areas:
- General Management
- Industrial Management
- Human Resource Management
The College also offers minors in business administration, entrepreneurship and promotion. A student who is not seeking a major in business administration may only earn a maximum of 30 hours in the College of Business.
The College is organized into three departments: Accounting and Finance, Management, and Marketing and Entrepreneurship. It offers three degree programs: Bachelor of Science with a major in business administration and concentrations in accounting, finance, general management, industrial management, human resource management, marketing, and entrepreneurship; Master of Business Administration; and Master of Accountancy.
These degree programs are accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
The letter B used before a course name is an abbreviation for Business. Example: B(usiness) Accounting.