The College of Business

Learning Goals & Objectives

BSBA Learning Goals and Objectives

GOAL 1: Broad Business Competencies

Business Core Skills and Knowledge

Objective 1.1 Business students will demonstrate competency in the core business areas

Objective 1.2 Business Ethics – Business students will demonstrate awareness of ethical implications of business decisions.

GOAL 2: Critical Reasoning Skills

Business students will be able to apply critical thinking to solving problems.
Objective 2.1 Students will demonstrate ability for problem solving and decision making.

GOAL 3: Professional Awareness

Students will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to perform in a professional business environment.

Objective 3.1 Communication Skills – Business students will demonstrate proficiency in written communication skills.

Objective 3.2 Communication Skills - Business students will demonstrate proficiency in oral communication skills.

MBA Learning Goals and Objectives

Goal 1. Students will possess a broad integrative knowledge of business disciplines.

Objective 1.1. Students will demonstrate ability to integrate knowledge of core business disciplines.

Goal 2.Students will consider ethical dimensions in decision-making.

Objective 2.1 Students will demonstrate awareness of ethical dimensions of business decisions.

Goal 3. Students will possess the necessary knowledge and skills to perform in a professional environment

Objective 3.1. Students will demonstrate proficiency in written and oral communication.

Goal 4. Students will demonstrate the ability to think critically in addressing business problems.

Objective 4.1. Students will be able to appropriately analyze data, apply concepts, ideas, and theories, and use inductive and deductive reasoning.

Goal 5. Students will demonstrate an understanding of leadership skills and the ability to influence others.

Objective 5.1: Students will be able to identify effective leadership skills in diverse situations.

Objective 5.2: Students will be able to demonstrate leadership skills required in diverse situations.

The details of the assessment results for all the learning objectives for the BSBA and MBA programs and the improvements that were driven by those results, are given in the Institutional Effectiveness (IE) reports. These reports for 2011-2016 are available at Student Learning Outcomes and Assessments