Message from the Department Chair

Welcome to the FREDS Department, the most eclectic department in the W. Frank Barton School of Business. FREDS stands for Finance, Real Estate and Decision Sciences and has the following disciplines: Finance, Management Information systems (MIS), Real Estate, Supply Chain, Business Analytics, and Business Law. We have two majors at the undergraduate (Finance and MIS) and two Master Degrees (Supply Chain and Business Analytics). We teach several core classes at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Our diverse faculty are world-class experts in their respective fields with deep connections in the local business community. They include several applied learning opportunities for students in their classes and bring the real world into the classroom. We in FREDS are devoted to the ongoing success of all our students, wherever their career path takes them. We are proud of all the alumni, who have gotten degrees from the FREDS department and have become very successful in their careers. Go Shockers!

Sue Abdinnour, Ph. D.
Chair, Department of Finance, Real Estate, and Decision Sciences