UAB has merged departments in the schools of Business and Social & Behavioral Sciences, based on recommendations to the provost from those deans. The plan was approved by the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees at its meeting April 17.
Business now will house three departments. The new departments will be Accounting and Finance; Management, Information Systems and Quantitative Methods; and Marketing, Industrial Distribution and Economics.
Social & Behavioral Sciences will house five departments. Anthropology will join the History department, and the former Department of Anthropology and Social Work will become the Department of Sociology and Social Work. The other three departments are Psychology, Government and Justice Sciences.