Invest in Your Career with a Degree in Banking

This program’s curriculum ensures that you are prepared for the ever-evolving landscape of the financial sector, facilitating a strong foundation and offering guidance toward certifications and ongoing education across various banking domains. Utilizing case studies and experiential learning methods, the program allows students to glean insights from historical events shaping today’s financial institutions and engage in hands-on experiences with the systems, policies and procedures employed by these institutions. Your educational journey with us is meticulously crafted to foster theoretical understanding and practical proficiency, ensuring you are well-prepared to thrive in the dynamic banking field.

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The College of Business has been recognized by the highly anticipated U.S. News & World Report rankings for 2023 for several programs.

  • 66th for Best Online Bachelor's in Business Programs
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See Yourself Succeed with a Degree in the College of Business

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Industry Connections

Through guest speakers, financial institution tours, internships, professional networking and other opportunities, students, faculty and alumni are connected with the East Texas Banking community.

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Nationally Accredited

The College of Business is one of only 800 schools worldwide to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).


Accomplished Faculty

Engage with exceptional faculty who are industry leaders and significant scholars, producing cutting-edge research in their field.

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Career Readiness

Students will have unique employment opportunities with the East Texas community banks that continue to help build this program and will have an advantage over the competition with their in-depth practical experience working with bankers, opportunities for institutional visits and the hands-on approach to working with the policies, procedures and systems used by these institutions. We provide an in-house Career Services Center focused on guiding students seeking internships or employment.

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A degree in banking will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Be competitive in the East Texas banking job market straight out of college
  • Position yourself for career growth once on board with an in-depth knowledge of the different areas of a bank
  • Establish a network of industry leaders
  • Become a key contributor to the financial success of the communities you know and love


What You can Learn

In our undergraduate banking program, you will be introduced to the core principles and foundations of banking through challenging, fast-paced coursework and collaboration with accomplished peers.

Here are some of the skills you can learn through this program:

  • Community Banking Operations
  • Retail Banking
  • Branch Banking Management
  • Agricultural Lending
  • Deposit, Loan, IT, Marketing and Human Resources Operations
  • Treasury Management Services
  • Wealth Management and Trust Services
  • Accounting and Funds Management
  • Enterprise Risk Management including Compliance, Audit, Fraud, Security, Privacy, Operational Risk and Credit Risk
  • Financial Services Leadership

Course Delivery and Resources

This program is offered through face-to-face, in-person courses with guest lectures from industry experts and community bank leaders. Classes provide opportunities to visit the financial institutions that make up the East Texas banking Industry and opportunities for practical hands-on experience with operational banking systems. All of our programs are designed to be flexible to meet the ever-changing needs of our students and our financial institution partners.

Undergraduate Program Costs

Program Costs

Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,212 for Texas residents and $9,108 for non-residents.

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  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011
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