The Fred Hale School of Business believes the principles of free market economics were the pillars on which the American Dream was built. We also believe teaching Christian principles with these economic ideals is necessary for the sound preparation of Christian business men and women.


The Fred Hale School of Business has launched a Free Market Economic Institute that will provide the forum and platform for intellectual engagement, academic research, and community education based on the principles of a free market economy. It is our aspiration that East Texas Baptist University become...

Core Beliefs

We believe economic decisions are made through human actions by individuals.
We believe human action is based on freewill granted to humankind by God.
We believe the practice of free market economies is inherently beneficial to the success of individuals and their community...