College of Business Student Learning Outcomes

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA)

  • Graduates will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of the legal and ethical environment impacting business organizations and exhibit an understanding and appreciate of the ethical implications of decisions.
  • Graduates will demonstrate an understanding of and appreciate for the importance of the impact of globalization and diversity in modern organizations.
  • Graduates will demonstrate an ability to engage in critical thinking by analyzing situations and constructing and selecting viable solutions to solve problems.
  • Graduates will demonstrate an ability to work effectively with others.
  • Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of current information, theories and models, and techniques and practices in all of the major business disciplines including the general areas of Accounting and Finance, Information Technologies, Management, Marketing, and Quantitative Analysis.

Bachelor of Science in Fashion Merchandising and Design (BS) , Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences Education (BSEd)

  • Graduates will be able to demonstrate the application of oral, written, and visual communication skills to present specifications/information and support decision making.
  • Graduates will be able to demonstrate the applied skills of industry specific technology knowledge and skills.
  • Graduates will be able to utilize critical thinking, math, statistics, and science skills for problem solving.
  • Graduates will be able to demonstrate leadership, participation, and problem solving skills in a problem solving, collaborative, environment.
  • Graduates will be able to utilize applied management topics to manage, control, and improve industry environments.
  • Graduates will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the industry, ethical behavior, industry specification, non-discrimination, and diversity in the workplace.

 

Master of Accountancy (MAcc)

  • Graduates will apply enhanced analytical skills to resolve complex problems.
  • Graduates will understand the legal, regulatory, and professional environment of accounting.
  • Graduates will demonstrate professional communication skills.
  • Graduates understand the ethical expectations of the accounting profession including the ability to recognize and respond appropriately to ethical dilemmas.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

  • Students will possess knowledge of current theory and techniques of the major business disciplines (i.e. the MBA core courses).
  • Students will exhibit the leadership capacity and teamwork skills for business decision making.
  • Students will understand the ethical implication of business decision making and recognize ethical dilemmas.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively.
  • Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills.
  • Students will have an understanding of global perspectives.

Master of Health Administration (MHA)

  • Students will possess the knowledge and ability to apply current business principles, including theory and techniques, to the health care environment using internal measures involving assessment indicators and/or embedded exam items.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly and concisely within context of professional heath care environments.
  • Students will exhibit the knowledge regarding various attributes of leadership and demonstrate the capacity for leadership roles in health care organizations.
  • Students will understand the ethical implications of decision-making and recognize ethical dilemmas.
  • Students will have an understanding of healthcare issues, trends and perspectives related to diversity, e.g. aging, underserved populations, etc.

Master of Project Management (MPM)

  • Students will possess knowledge of current theory and techniques of the Project Management Discipline.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to adapt and innovate through problem solving applied through project management techniques.
  • Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills in the area of Project Management.
  • Students will understand the ethical implications of Project Management decisions and be familiar with common ethical dilemmas associated with the discipline.
  • Students will understand the impact to global perspectives on Project Management.

Master of Science in Computer Information Systems (MSCIS)

  • Students will communicate effectively both orally and in writing in a variety of audiences.
  • Students will demonstrate critical thinking by analyzing situations and by constructing and selecting solutions to problems.
  • Students will understand and appreciate the importance of the impact of effective leadership in IT organizations.
  • Students will understand and appreciate the legal and ethical environment impacting individuals as well as business organizations and have an understanding of the ethical implications of IT legal decisions.
  • Students will have a fundamental knowledge of Information Technologies which affect organizational processes and decision-making.

 

 

Computer Information Systems, Cybersecurity
  • Students will communicate effectively both orally and in writing in a variety of audiences.
  • Students will demonstrate critical thinking by analyzing situations and by constructing and selecting solutions to problems.
  • Students will understand and appreciate the importance of the impact of effective leadership in IT organizations.
  • Students will understand and appreciate the legal and ethical environment impacting individuals as well as business organizations and have an understanding of the ethical implications of IT legal decisions.
  • Students will have a fundamental knowledge of Information Technologies which affect organizational processes and decision-making.
Entrepreneurship, Family and Consumer Sciences, Finance, Financial Analysis, International Business, Leadership, Management, Marketing
  • Students will possess knowledge of current theory and techniques of the major business discipline.
  • Students will exhibit the leadership capacity and teamwork skills for business decision making.
  • Students will understand the ethical implication of business decision making and recognize ethical dilemmas.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively.
  • Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills.
  • Students will have an understanding of global perspectives.
 Forensic Accounting, Tax Accounting
  • Students will apply enhanced analytical skills to resolve complex problems.
  • Students will understand the legal, regulatory, and professional environment of accounting.
  • Students will demonstrate professional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Students will understand the ethical expectations of the accounting profession including the ability to recognize and respond appropriately to ethical dilemmas.
 Health Administration
  • Students will demonstrate the knowledge and ability to apply current business/operational principles to the health care environment using internal measures involving assessment indicators and/or embedded exam items.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly and concisely within context of professional health care environments.
  • Students will exhibit the knowledge regarding various attributes of leadership and demonstrate the capacity for leadership roles in a health care organization.
  • Students will understand the ethical implications of decision-making and recognize ethical dilemmas.
  • Students will have an understanding of healthcare issues, trends and perspectives related to diversity, e.g., aging, underserved populations, etc.