Mission and Vision


To develop outstanding Economics, International Business, and Business Analysis programs with faculty that are recognized for excellence in instruction, research, and service.


To provide curricula that promote critical thinking skills and enhance decision making abilities, which help students become productive and informed citizens. Our faculty will engage in research to create and disseminate new knowledge, develop quality-teaching skills, maintain high professional standards, and actively serve the University and Community.


The vision and mission of the department will be accomplished through an integrative culture based on personal and professional integrity. We are committed as a department to work as a team to achieve long-term relationships with our fellow faculty, students, alumni, and other stakeholders. The efforts of the department are directed toward academic programs, teaching, research, and service to satisfy the needs of our constituents. As a department, we are continually evaluating, developing, and adapting to the ever changing needs of the business world.

Core Values

  1. Faculty and staff will be encouraged to develop potential skills and talents through self-initiative, professional training, and recognition.
  2. Faculty will collaborate within the department to increase the quantity and quality of our professional presentations and publications.
  3. Faculty is united in their commitment to undertake their teaching responsibilities with professional integrity by:
    • Devoting adequate time preparing for each class presentation.
    • Arriving at class on time with material sufficiently designed to last the entire class period.
    • Adopting textbooks that are challenging, current, and reflect the learning abilities of our students.
    • Making class assignments that will challenge students to extend their learning beyond the classroom and the textbook
    • Experimenting and developing new teaching techniques that will improve student learning.
    • Encouraging and working with our students to help develop their study skills to improve learning.
    • Using a grading scale and assigning grades in a way that reflects student learning.
    • Treating each student with respect and dignity.

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