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Program Objectives

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.)

Students completing the B.S.B.A. program will develop:

  • understanding of the business functions of organizations;
  • understanding of the political, legal and regulatory environment;
  • critical and analytical thinking skills;
  • effective communication skills;
  • skills for effective employment of technology; and
  • a global perspective.

Bachelor of Science in International Business and Language (BS.IBL.)

Students completing the BS.IBL. programs will develop:

  • proficiency in a target language (Chinese, French, German, Russian or Spanish – or in English for students in the American Track);
  • understanding of the effects of multiple national economies, political and legal systems, and regulatory bodies on firm management and performance; and
  • cultural awareness and sensitivity in general and specific awareness of the culture where the student’s target language is the dominant language.

Accounting Major

Students completing the Accounting, B.S.B.A. major will possess the:

  • knowledge necessary to become a successful professional.
  • skills and professional orientation necessary to become a successful professional.
  • capability of using information technology in appropriate ways in a global business environment.

Computer Information Systems Major

Students completing the Computer Information Systems, B.S.B.A. major will possess the:

  • knowledge necessary to become a successful professional.
  • skills and professional orientation necessary to become a successful professional.
  • capability of using information technology in appropriate ways in a global business environment.

Economics Major

Students completing the Economics, B.S.B.A. major will:

  • demonstrate technical competence.
  • develop their analytical abilities across a wide range of economic schools of thought.
  • awaken their passion for learning with a focus on economics.

Energy Management Major

Students completing the Energy Management, B.S.B.A. major will:

  • communicate an understanding of the business, financial, economic, scientific, marketing, legal and ethical aspects of energy that serve as a foundation for personal and professional growth within industry.
  • demonstrate skills that are applicable to energy business operations across multiple industry sectors.
  • understand how energy companies work and how different disciplines come together to impact overall business performance, stakeholder needs and corporate citizenship.
  • describe the various parts of the energy industry, articulating their linkages across the energy value chain.

Finance Major

Students completing the Finance, B.S.B.A. major will:

  • possess critical and analytical thinking skills.
  • possess analytical skills necessary to make effective business decisions.

Management and Marketing Majors

Students completing the Management, B.S.B.A. major will:

  • be well-grounded in management theory and concepts.
  • develop critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • understand ethical and effective leadership.

Students completing the Marketing, B.S.B.A. major will:

  • be well-grounded in marketing theory and concepts.
  • develop critical and creative thinking skills.
  • develop their written and verbal skills.

Master of Accountancy

Students completing the Master of Accountancy degree shall:

  • possess the skills necessary to become a successful professional in the field of accounting, as demonstrated by research, communication, and analytical skills.
  • possess the skills and professional orientation necessary to become successful professionals in the field of accounting as evidenced by technical competency and ethical awareness.

Master of Energy Business

Students completing the Master of Energy Business program will:

  • possess a clear and in-depth understanding of the contemporary settings within which energy business is conducted.
  • know how things work within energy companies, on both a macro and micro level, and comprehend the interrelationships among the main business, scientific, and technical functions.
  • understand the relationships among energy policy, governmental regulation, economic development, competition, technological innovation, evolving markets and corporate and environmental sustainability.
  • perceive the energy industry as a total system whose individual components must be optimally integrated to power economies and improve the social welfare of people around the world.
  • be prepared to assume management positions of increasing responsibility in energy companies, and have the multidisciplinary skills necessary to address typical managerial situations and justify operational decisions.
  • perform their duties ethically and responsibly from a personal, corporate, societal, and global perspective.

Master of Science in Business Analytics

Students completing the Master of Science in Business Analytics degree shall:

  • be able to select and apply the appropriate analytical techniques for a wide range of business problems and data scenarios.
  • be able to communicate the results of analytics projects to other analytics professionals as well as to non-analytic audiences.
  • be able to utilize a variety of powerful data-analytic software commonly used in practice.

Master of Science in Finance

Students completing the Master of Science in Finance degree will:

  • be prepared to become successful professionals in the field of finance and/or add value to existing finance professionals by expanding and updating their core base of technical knowledge, competency and skills.
  • be provided with the analytical skills necessary to make effective business decisions.
  • develop professional written communication skills.

Master of Science in Global Energy

Students completing the Master of Science in Global Energy degree will:

  • demonstrate proficiency in the key business functions of a global energy corporation.
  • understand the operational, financial, and geopolitical interrelationships of global energy markets.
  • exhibit problem-solving and decision-making strategies that add value to a global energy enterprise.
  • demonstrate awareness of ethical and responsible approaches to global energy commerce.

Master of Business Administration

Students completing the Full Time Master of Business Administration degree will:

  • develop a firm level of understanding of the key functions of business – accounting, finance, management, marketing, management information systems, the global economy, and operations management.
  • integrate core business knowledge and apply that knowledge in the analysis and decisions-making process.
  • have actively engaged with the business community during their M.B.A. program.

Students completing the Part Time Master of Business Administration degree will:

  • develop a firm level of understanding of the key functions of business – accounting, finance, management, marketing, management information systems, the global economy, and operations management.
  • integrate core business knowledge in the analysis and decision-making process.