Decision Sciences and Economics

The Department of Decision Sciences and Economics (DSE) supports the missions of the College and University by focusing on the higher educational needs of business and economics students in the region and beyond. The Department offers two specific business administration majors. Students may choose to major in either Management Information Systems (MIS) or Economics.  The MIS major prepares students in their application of computer technologies and information systems in the workplace.  The Economics major provides students with a solid foundation in the theory and applications of economics in preparation for their chosen profession in the business, government, financial or banking sector.  

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Majors

Economics

The Economics major is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in the theory and applications of economics in preparation for their chosen profession. Possible career opportunities for graduates include entry-level positions as research and financial analysts in the business and government sectors; and brokerage and currency traders in the financial and banking sectors. In addition, the economics major offers an excellent preparation for graduate studies in law, economics and other business disciplines.


Management Information Systems

The Management Information Systems program supports students and professionals in their applied use of computers. Information systems supports a variety of business activities using computer systems; it is not intended to prepare software developers.

Minors

Accounting
Business Administration
Economics
Entrepreneurship
Finance
Human Resources Management
International Business
Management Information Systems
Management
Marketing
Entrepreneurship & Innovation Certificate

Decision Sciences and Economics

David Hudgins logo Chuleeporn Changchit Patrick Crowley

Dr. David Hudgins
Professor of Economics,
Chair

(361) 825-5574
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Dr. Veysel Avsar
Associate Professor of
Economics

(361) 825-2385
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Dr. Chuleeporn Changchit
Professor of
Management
Information Systems

(361) 825-5832
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Dr. Patrick Crowley
Professor of
Economics

(361) 825-6011
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logo Deniz Gevrek logo Ahmed Kamara

Dr. Robert Cutshall
Professor of
Management
Information Systems

(361) 825-2665
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Dr. Deniz Gevrek
Associate Professor of
Economics

(361) 825-3601
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Dr. Amir Hormozi
Professor of Operations
Management

(361) 825-6016
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Dr. Ahmed Kamara
Assistant Professor of
Economics

(361) 825-5802
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Dr. Timothy Klaus
Professor of
Management
Information Systems

(361) 825-2379
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Dr. Jim Lee
Regents Professor of
Economics

(361) 825-5831
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Dr. Xiaolin Lin
Visiting Professor of
Management
Information Systems

(361) 825-2756
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Dr. Joseph Mollick
Professor of
Management
Information Systems

(361) 825-2853
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Mohan Rao

Dr. Mohan Rao
Associate Professor of
Decision Sciences

(361) 825-2458
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