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Supply Chain Management & Undergraduate Certificate in Energy Education at Rawls College of Business (RCOBA)

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Founded in 1923, Texas Tech carries the distinction of being the largest comprehensive higher education institution in the western two-thirds of the state of Texas. The university prides itself on being a major, comprehensive research university that retains the sense of a smaller liberal arts institution. Although enrollment is over 30,000, Texas Tech students boast of one-on-one interaction with top faculty and an environment that stresses student accomplishment above all else. The university is large enough to provide the best in facilities and academics, but small enough to focus on each student.

Texas Tech students come from every county in Texas, all 50 states and more than 90 foreign countries. Tech offers 150 undergraduate degree programs through 11 academic colleges, a graduate school and a school of law. The university offers more than 100 master's degree programs and over 50 doctoral degree programs.

The Rawls College of Business Administration at Texas Tech University has five areas of study - Accounting, Energy Commerce, Finance, Information Systems and Quantitative Sciences, Management, and Marketing - in addition to dual programs in conjunction with architecture, agriculture, foreign languages, law, medicine, and environmental toxicology. In a recent US News and World Report Rankings of Best Colleges, the Rawls College of Business ranked 52nd among public university business colleges, with student enrollment of just under 4500, and an undergraduate population of about 3900 in 2006-07.

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Academic Programs



Undergraduate Program

  • BBA in Supply Chain Management: The Supply Chain Management focuses on managing the international flow of goods, services, finances, and information among organizations in global supply chains. Supply chain management is comprised of a variety of activities that influence customer satisfaction and competitive advantage, including business-to-business relationship management, global sourcing, inventory management, logistics, transportation, warehousing, facility management, and materials handling. The Supply Chain Management program prepares students for careers in logistics and supply chain management.
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Energy: The Certificate in Energy is designed to prepare undergraduate accounting, finance, and global supply chain majors for careers in the energy industry. Students will take five courses related to the energy industry and upon graduation will receive a Certificate in Energy in addition to the B.B.A. degree in their major.

TEXAS TECH Features

Texas Tech University is the largest institution of the Texas Tech University System. The university also operates the Research Center - East Campus (Lubbock); Texas Tech University Farm at Pantex in the Texas Panhandle; research facilities at Reese Technology Center (west of Lubbock); agricultural field laboratories at New Deal; Texas Tech University Center at Junction (411-acre educational facility in the Texas Hill Country); and off-campus educational sites at Abilene, El Paso, Fredericksburg, Highl and Lakes, and Waco.

  • Campus: The Texas Tech's 1,839-acre campus is located at Lubbock, Texas. With a population of more than 225,000, Lubbock is located in the heart of the vast Southern Plains of West Texas and Eastern New Mexico. It is a major medical center for an area within a 300-mile radius of Lubbock and a major regional center for business and industry.
  • Accreditation: Texas Tech University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Rawls Collage of Business is accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).
  • Study Abroad:The Study Abroad division of the Office of International Affairs coordinates all study abroad programs for Texas Tech University.Two international Texas Tech centers - one in Seville, Spain and another in Quedlinburg, Germany - offer students the opportunity to take Texas Tech catalog classes and receive direct Texas Tech credit since the centers serve as satellite campuses. Students may elect a concentrated language program (equivalent of four semesters of Spanish or German) or, at the Seville Center, take other courses that meet general education requirements. Students live with host families and are immersed in the language and culture through excursions and day-to-day experiences.
  • Center for Professional Development: Texas Tech University's Rawls College of Business - Center for Professional Development develops and manages the presentation of seminars, conferences training programs and executive style MBA programs for professionals and managers in business, government and industry.The Rawls College of Business has been a major resource for executive and management education in the Southwest since 1976 and has served the professional development needs of thousands of participants.
  • Career Management Center: The career Management Center regularly organizes the career expo, careers fair, resume workshops and other events which helps the participants find a suitable job, internship and other opportunities with some of the best companies in Texas and other states.
  • Honors College for Business Majors: Students from all areas of the Rawls College of Business may enter the Honors College. Students with high grade point averages are encouraged to apply for admittance into this prestigious program. Honors sections are offered in several business courses.
  • Lubbock Lake Landmark: The Lubbock Lake Landmark, a renowned archaeological and natural history preserve, contains a complete cultural record from the Clovis Period (12,000 years ago) through historic times, making Lubbock one of the oldest communities in the New World. The Landmark is a unit of the Museum of Texas Tech University and offers tours, outreach, and programs related to the ongoing archaeological and natural history research at the preserve. Community and student volunteers assist in much of the research conducted and educational programming offered at the site.

LAST UPDATED ON May 8, 2017

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