The College of Business at Texas A&M University-San Antonio helps students transform their dreams into reality. The San Antonio branch made its grand debut in 2009 and has been designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. The school has also been recognized as being Military Friendly, with over 12% of students identifying with the military community. In 2019, the Financial Literacy of South Texas Foundation donated $1 million, which has created a scholarship fund for Accounting and Finance majors. The university also states it offers the lowest tuition rates in San Antonio. The CoB strives to offer students a relevant curriculum that will distinguish them in the competitive business world. Since 2017, the CoB has been seeking AACSB accreditation.
Undergraduate students can launch their business career by earning a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, or Cyber Engineering Technology. Business Administration students are able to add a custom flair to their degree with a concentration in Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Finance, General Business, International Management, Management, Human Resources Management, Supply Chain Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship. Classes are offered in the evenings and on Saturdays to serve working adults. These personalized classes average about 20 students, giving students ample opportunities to get help from instructors on more difficult course materials.
The Master of Business Administration, Master of Professional Accounting, and MS in Computer Science can give students greater career opportunities. The MBA is 31-credit hours and consists of seminar-style classes in Managerial Accounting, Management, and Marketing, as well as a Business Capstone Lab. The MPA is also 31-credit hours. The Computer Science program is 30-credit hours for thesis students and 36-credit hours for non-thesis students. Non-thesis students will be required to complete a major project and give a presentation.
The CoB currently enrolls approximately 2,000 students annually. Business students understand the importance of personal and professional growth by participating in activities outside of the classroom. Some of the clubs available to them include the American Marketing Association, Association for Computing Machinery, DECA, Jaguar Business Club, Student Investment Organization, Supply Chain Management Organization, Texas Society of CPAs, and Women in Cybersecurity. Students can also be nominated into the National Society of Leadership and Success. The Mays Center for Experiential Learning and Community Engagement hosts events such as Prep for Success and career fairs. Meet the Firms should definitely be marked on all business students’ calendars. Firms and organizations that visit include Jackson Hewitt Tax Service, San Antonio CPA Society, and Texas Comptroller of Public Accountants.
The HyFlex program gives students the ultimate flexibility in managing their course schedule. Students are able to choose from week to week if they’d like to complete coursework online or attend classes in person. All of the business degrees can be completed 100% online. The Student Involvement Virtual Office provides a variety of ways for online students to interact with their peers. These include a poster campaign competition, a talent show, and Tik Tok challenges, with cash prizes for the winners demonstrating their best skills.