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Business Learning Outcomes

Graduates of bachelor’s–level programs in business will be able to demonstrate that they possess academic skills, professional attributes and broad-based and in-depth knowledge of business concepts and functions.

Graduates of bachelor’s–level programs in business will be able to:

  1. Communicate in written and oral formats.
  2. Evaluate ethical obligations and responsibilities of businesses and organizations
  3. Analyze situations and solve problems in business settings and make appropriate business decisions.
  4. Use quantitative reasoning skills in statistical analysis and research design. Apply decision support tools to business decision-making
  5. Understand the functional areas of accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing.
  6. Evaluate the impact on business of the legal, social, and economic environments.
  7. Demonstrate leadership skills through the ability to set direction and work with others.
  8. Advanced knowledge in major field.

In-depth Knowledge for specific majors

Accounting graduates of bachelor’s level programs will be able to:

  • Prepare, analyze, and interpret different types of financial statements

Economics graduates of bachelor’s level programs will be able to:

  • Construct and use economic models to describe economic behavior
  • Use economic data to describe the economy and to test hypotheses

International Business graduates of bachelor’s level programs will be able to:

  • Describe the role of governments in international business and international economic policy
  • Design international business strategies taking into account cultural differences

Management graduates of bachelor’s level programs will be able to:

  • Understand management concepts and theories
  • Analyze business strategies

Management Information Systems graduates of bachelor’s level programs will be able to:

  • Demonstrate research, analysis and technical skills critical in the field of management information systems.

Marketing graduates of bachelor’s level programs will be able to:

  • Prepare, analyze, and critique marketing plans and marketing research plans
  • Develop marketing strategies