Soules College of Business

Dr. Robert Beatty, Dean


The Soules College of Business will develop a reputation as the best business school in the region through outreach programs that meet business stakeholders’ needs, selected focal programs that receive national recognition, and discipline-based special programs that add value to the degree, and enhance the graduate’s job opportunities.


The Soules College of Business provides high quality business education to citizens of the East Texas region and beyond through a strategic mix of face-to-face and online delivery. We employ High-Impact Educational Practices that help students at the bachelor’s and master’s levels attain the knowledge and skills they need to be successful as professionals.

We serve our stakeholders by providing a range of general and specialized master’s degrees.  We maintain a balance between teaching and research that values the creation of both basic and applied knowledge along with teaching excellence.

The Soules College of Business is authorized to award the following degrees:

    Bachelor of Business Administration






Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems
Bachelor of Science in General Business

Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Development

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Master of Accountancy

Master of Business Administration

Master of Science in Computer Science

Master of Science in Human Resource Development

Master of Science in Industrial Management

Ph.D. in Human Resource Development

The Bachelor of Business Administration and the Master of Business Administration are fully accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the national accrediting organization for business and management programs. Accreditation means that the Business Administration programs meet or exceed high quality and continuous improvement standards for achieving its mission in such areas as curriculum, faculty, intellectual climate, admissions criteria, graduation requirements, library, technological and fiscal resources.

The Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE). ATMAE accreditation ensures that the institution has met a series of standards to provide industry, business, education, and government with highly competent employees and assures the graduate of an ATMAE-accredited program that they are receiving a marketable degree through relevant curricula.