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RAWLS COLLEGE of BUSINESS


Why Rawls Rawls graduates experienced over a 90 percent job placement rate in 2016. Companies continue to actively recruit our students because they have the skill set and work ethic needed to be successful in the workplace. Rawls also offers personalized guidance and support to every student looking to maximize their college education. Our undergraduate students have options to participate in unique learning experiences and research opportunities to give them real-world experience. Rawls students can also excel in the Honors College, where they will benefit from working with other students with the same intellectual preparation and commitment. The Rawls College of Business is dedicated to preparing each student for a bright and successful future.

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Academics

The Jerry S. Rawls College of Business offers programs in all areas of business while advancing knowledge through research, providing community service, and supporting development of business in the global economy. AACSB International, the national accrediting organization for business and management programs, fully accredits the baccalaureate programs in business administration.

Majors Accounting Accounting is a business discipline where students learn to prepare and interpret key financial statements. Students have the option to participate in the 150-hour accelerated bachelor’s-to-master’s program, designed to prepare students to sit for the CPA exam. Careers include auditing, budget analysis, financial reporting, tax planning and cost accounting.

Energy Commerce

the value of the investments. Careers include financial analysis, cash management, real estate, investor relations and financial reporting. Available concentration: Real Estate

measure results. Available concentrations: Human Resources Management, Strategic Entrepreneurship and Innovation

General Business

Marketing creates, communicates and delivers value to customers. Careers include sales, customer relations, purchasing, retail and brand management. Available concentration: Sales

General business is designed for dual degree students and is not a standalone program. Students pursuing a minor in construction management can declare general business as a major.

Marketing

Supply Chain Management

Energy commerce students learn industry skills and demands through hands-on active learning while studying the current world energy mix, the economic decisions businesses must make, laws and regulations pertaining to the energy industry, and the geopolitical importance of energy.

Information Technology

Finance

Management

Supply chains link multiple organizations together. When supply chains are managed properly, the right products are in the right place at the right time in order to effectively and efficiently meet customer needs. Careers include logistics, sourcing/purchasing, transport/ distribution, and inventory managerment/ warehousing.

Management focuses on the understanding of critical processes and resources needed for an organization to achieve its mission and

What can I do with this major?

Finance is the business of deciding how money is invested. Finance professionals gauge potential risks and returns, and then determine

IT majors learn concepts that help organizations utilize their information resources to make better decisions. Available concentrations: Business Analysis, Web Application Design, Telecommunications/Networking

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General Requirements – The Rawls College of Business requires students to

Admission Requirements

maintain a minimum cumulative 2.75 TTU GPA in order to progress. However, there are specific business programs that have additional program requirements that must be met. For details, visit with an academic advisor in the Undergraduate Services Center in BA 145.

Assured Admission

Certificates Undergraduate Certificate in Accounting

Undergraduate Certificate in Leadership

Undergraduate Certificate in International Business

Allows business majors to augment their primary field of study with a strong foundation in accounting fundamentals.

Allows business majors to build and reinforce interpersonal skills necessary to be successful in a management role.

Certificate in Energy

Undergraduate Certificate in Finance

The International Business Certificate enables students to establish a culture knowledge base that provides preparation for meeting global business challenges. Combined with a required international study abroad experience, the curriculum enhances students’ abilities to communicate and engage in evolving world economies with a greater appreciation of diverse commerce, cultural and social contexts.

Designed to prepare non-energy commerce students for careers in the energy industry.

Undergraduate Certificate in IT The purpose of this certificate is to allow non-IT students to expand their knowledge of information technology.

This certificate allows non-finance students to expand their knowledge of finance so that they are prepared to participate in business and personal financial decisions that enhance value.

Students graduating from an accredited high school that have the required combination of high school class rank and college entrance test scores will automatically be admitted. The required SAT scores for assured admission are based on the math and critical reading portions only. T.S.I. – All applicants admitted to the Rawls College of Business must be TSI compliant. www.tsi.ttu.edu Transfer Students – Students transferring into the Rawls College of Business from another institution must have taken a minimum of 18 credit hours and have a 3.00 transfer GPA. Students transferring from another college within Texas Tech University will need to have completed a minimum of 18 credit hours with a minimum cumulative 3.00 Texas Tech GPA.

Admission to Texas Tech University does not guarantee admission to the Rawls College of Business. Admission to the Rawls College of Business does not guarantee acceptance to a specific major. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information outlined in this publication, the University reserves the right to make changes at any time.

Class Rank

ACT Score

Top 10% First Quarter

SAT Score No Minimum Required

24

1180

Second Quarter

26

1260

Third Quarter

27

1290

excluding top 10%

Fourth Quarter

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As a transfer student, the Rawls College of Business welcomed me with open arms. Zachary Horne Cedar Park, TX | Finance


Resources I love Rawls because the faculty and staff all have one common goal, for us to be successful. Kayla Wilkie Corsicana, TX | Finance

Experiences

Support Services

Undergraduate Services Center

Career Management Center

The USC supports students from orientation to graduation. You will be assigned a major-specific advisor who will work closely with you during your undergraduate experience. Advisors are also available for students who are undecided in what major they wish to pursue. undergrad.ba.ttu.edu | BA 145

The CMC provides students with a wealth of resources to find a successful career through career coaching, resume building, career-based workshops and a personalized job search system called HireRawls. The CMC’s job placement statistics are consistently above national averages. www.hirettubusiness.com | BA 119

Center for Global Engagement Regardless of your major, studying abroad provides valuable experience for your resume and insight into other cultures. Each year, CGE works closely with business students to facilitate study abroad experiences in over 33 countries with approximately 300 programs worldwide. www.ib.ba.ttu.edu | NW 102

Rawls Business Leadership Program The Rawls Business Leadership Program is a dynamic learning program designed to develop students as leaders. This program focuses on developing the “complete” student, a student who has both a strong academic foundation and the real-world experience necessary to be a successful leader. The four elements of the program consist of experiential living and learning, real-world application, inter-

national experience and interactive personal development. While this program is not an independent major, it is designed to enhance a student’s learning experience at Rawls by providing the opportunity to participate in action-based leadership activities applicable to all business majors.

Snyder Center for Business Communication A one-stop-shop for all things communication, the SCSC can give you feedback on papers, tips on making an ordinary presentation extraordinary or assist with any other business-related communication needs. comskillscenter.ba.ttu.edu | BA 139

Business Administration Computing Services BACS is responsible for all technology existing in the BA building – and we are here to provide individual support to students needing assistance with kiosk printing, Citrix connections, student office PCs, classroom and conference room technology, Mediasite support, and digital signage requests. Our website provides technical support information as well as information on how to contact us directly. When you need us, we’ll be here. bacs.ba.ttu.edu | BA 259

Rawls Leaders will: • Become a “complete” student • Learn it by living it • Gain real-world experience • Go Global. Broaden your perspective. • Interact and grow for success For More Information: rawlsleaders.ba.ttu.edu

Rawls Business Learning Community For 2018-2019, the Business Learning Community will be located in Murray Hall and is open to freshman business majors. Murray Hall is conveniently located adjacent to the Rawls College of Business. The Business Learning Community provides a unique experience for students in the Rawls College of Business to live together in an environment supporting their academic, personal and professional success.

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Students have opportunities to: • Connect with other business majors • Enjoy in-hall events designed specifically for your personal and academic needs • Explore career options • Form study groups • Live in an intellectually stimulating and challenging environment • See your professors in-hall for study sessions, guest lectures or faculty/ student meals • Get connected with valuable resources on campus

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Events and activities may include:

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• Shadowing local business men and women • Taking field trips to explore various areas of the business world • Participating in community service projects • Listening to a variety of guest speakers • Attending campus events with your LC • Sharing meals with faculty and other students

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Financial Aid

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Military and Veterans Programs

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Office of Community College & Transfer Relations

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Office of the Registrar

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Transfer Evaluation Office

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