SOBA Newsletter

September 2013


Fall is Here!
"Business in Europe"
SOBA Trip, 2014

Students interested in the next SOBA study abroad trip may apply now for "Business in Europe taking place at the end of Spring, 2014. The eleven day trip includes destinations in German, Belgium and England. The trip dates are Saturday

 May 24th thru Tuesday June 3rd. Students are required to make a $300.00 refundable* deposit to ensure their space. There is a cap on the number of participants; serious interests should apply soon.

Multiple SOBA Spring courses will be associated with the trip and. students must take a minimum of six associated credit hours to qualify for the travel subsidy. The total out of pocket cost is expected to be less than $1500.00 after the subsidy application.

The trip will take place over the span of eleven days and the cost includes: roundtrip airfare, hotel rooms (shared with another student), breakfasts, tour guides, related activities, and transportation in all countries (with the exception of student free time on the subway/Tube transportation).

Tentative visits may include: European Central Bank, Bank of England, Global HQ of Deutsche Bank, German Stock Exchange, European Parliament/Council of Europe, NATO HQ, a Belgian Brewery and possibly the EU HQ of PWC or another Big Four firm (E&Y, PWC, Deloitte, KPMG).

Questions may be referred to Dr. Kevin McGarry at



* refundable under either special case-by-case circumstances OR if the trip does not actually occur at all.



English Practice Partner Program
Is Back for it's Second Semester.

Tuesdays and Thursdays during free period (12:15-1:30pm), and Monday and Wednesdays from 2-3:30pm and 6pm



Sign-up Sheets are Available in the SOBA Office, Room 115



We are open to time block suggestions! Please feel free to voice your recommendation to  



Advising for Spring 2014 will begin September 30 for all students assigned to SOBA advisors. 


Watch your email for further instructions.


Congratulations to SOBA's own MBA Student:

Travis Smith!

His paper, 


'Understanding the Millennial Generation'


has been accepted as part of a Pre-doctoral Student Poster Session at the
 2013 Southern Management Association Meeting.



Job Well Done, Travis!




Texas Wesleyan University will be CLOSED

on October 14th for Fall Break Day!




Dates to Remember!:
September 7-8:
Weekend Program Track B classes begin


September 23: 

Last day to remove grade of "I"


October 12-13:

Weekend Program Track A classes meet


October 14:  

Fall break; University closed


October 15:  

Mid-semester grades due noon


October 21-25:

Advising week for Spring and May Term 2014 (senior-sophomore)


November 1:
Last day to apply for Spring or Summer 2014 graduation

October 28 - November 4:

Priority online registration for Spring and May Term 2014


October 28 - November 8:

Freshman advising weeks for Spring and May Term 2014


November 5- December 5:

Open online registration for Spring and May Term 2014




For the most up-to-date listing of events and happenings, please see the University Calendar.

SOBA introduces new

Not-for-Profit Minor!



Texas Wesleyan School of Business is now offering a new minor in Not-for-Profit with three different tracks.  The minor is available to any non-business major and all classes must be taken at Texas Wesleyan and passed with a grade of C or higher.



ACC 2303   Financial Accounting

ACC 2304   Managerial Accounting

BUA 2310    Advanced Business


FIN 3313     Corporate Finance

BUA 3311    Business Law

FIN 3325     Investments



MGT 3319  Management Theory and


MGT 3320  Human Resource


MGT 3324  Project Life Cycle


MGT 3332  Organizational


MGT 4308  Leadership

MGT 4359  Negotiation and Conflict




BUA 3301  Business 


BUA 3311  Business Law

MGT 3319  Management Theory and


MGT 3320  Human Resource 


MGT 3324  Project Life Cycle


MKT 3321  Principles of Marketing



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OCTOBER 15, 2013

Sid Richardson GYM



Come join us at our annual Graduate and Professional School Day



Graduate/Professional School Day offers students the opportunity to talk informally with representatives from diverse graduate and professional schools about the admission process and program details.


Come out and get some information about grad/prof schools from all over Texas (including all Wesleyan programs) and other places including Alabama, Oklahoma, and more!





**RSVP Here


ASC is now offering:

The Fall 2013 Workshop Series!

Check it out



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School of Business Administration

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