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Program Objectives

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA)

  1. Students who complete the BSBA program will develop an understanding of the business functions of organizations.
  2. Students will develop an understanding of the political, legal and regulatory environment.
  3. Students will develop critical and analytical thinking skills.
  4. Students will develop effective communication skills.
  5. Students will develop skills for effective employment of technology.
  6. Students will develop a global perspective.

Bachelor of Science in International Business and Language (BSIBL)

Graduates of the BS in International Business and Language program will have:

  1. Proficiency in a target language (Chinese, French, German, Spanish, or Russian),
  2. Understanding of the effects of multiple national economies, political and legal systems, and regulatory bodies on firm management and performance,
  3. Cultural awareness and sensitivity in general and specific awareness of the culture where the student’s target language is the dominant language.

Accounting and Computer Information Systems Majors

The faculty of the School of Accounting and Computer Information Systems strive to provide graduates with the skills, knowledge and professional orientation necessary to become successful business information professionals with the capability of using information technology in appropriate ways in a global environment.

  1. Each student shall possess the knowledge necessary to become a successful professional.
  2. Each student shall possess the skills and professional orientation necessary to become a successful professional.
  3. Each student shall possess the capability of using information technology in appropriate ways in a global environment.

Economics Major

Students who complete the undergraduate program in economics will:

  1. Demonstrate technical competence.
  2. Develop their analytical abilities across a wide range of economic schools of thought.
  3. Awaken their passion for learning with a focus on economics.

Energy Management Major

Students who complete the requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in energy management will:

  1. 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;
  2. Demonstrate skills that are applicable to energy business operations across multiple industry sectors;
  3. Understand how energy companies work and how different disciplines come together to impact overall business performance, stakeholder needs and corporate citizenship; and
  4. Describe the various parts of the energy industry, articulating their linkages across the energy value chain.

Finance Major

  1. Instill in students critical and analytical thinking skills.
  2. Provide all students with the analytical skills necessary to make effective business decisions.

Management and Marketing Majors

The learning objectives for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) in ether the management or marketing major are:

  1. Each graduating student will understand and be able to apply the major concepts in his or her respective major.
  2. Each graduating student will understand the appreciate the importance of ethical business practices and professionalism.
  3. Each graduating student will possess critical and creative thinking skills.
  4. Each graduating student will have a basic understanding of what it will take to be successful in his or her career field.

Master of Accounting

  1. Students shall possess the skills necessary to become a successful professional in the field of accounting, as demonstrated by research, communication, and analytical skills.
  2. Students shall 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

  1. Students will actively engage with the energy business community during their MEB program.
  2. Students understand the critical issues facing today’s energy industry, including the relationships among energy policy, governmental regulation, economic development, competition, technological innovation, evolving markets, health/safety, and corporate and environmental sustainability.
  3. Students are prepared to assume management positions of increasing responsibility in energy companies, and have the multidisciplinary skills necessary to address typical managerial situations.

Master of Science in Business Analytics

Students will:

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

Master of Science in Finance

  1. To prepare students 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.
  2. To provide students with a specialized knowledge in one of the following areas: corporate finance, investments and portfolio management, or risk management.
  3. To provide students with the analytical skills necessary to make effective business decisions.
  4. To develop professional written communication skills.

Master of Science in Global Energy Commerce

Graduates of the MS in Global Energy Commerce will:

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in the key business functions of a global energy corporation
  2. Understand the operational, financial, and geopolitical interrelationships of global energy markets
  3. Exhibit problem-solving and decision-making strategies that add value to a global energy enterprise
  4. Demonstrate awareness of ethical and responsible approaches to global energy commerce.

Master of Business Administration

The objectives of the full-time MBA program are:

  1. Students will develop a firm level of understanding of the key functions of business – accounting, finance, management, marketing, computer information systems, the global economy, and operations management.
  2. Students will integrate core business knowledge and apply that knowledge in the analysis and decisions-making process.
  3. Students will actively engage with the business community during their MBA program.

Students complete all courses in a cohort, beginning each August.

The objectives of the part-time MBA program are:

  1. Students 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.
  2. Students will integrate core business knowledge in the analysis and decision-making process.

Students complete courses on a part time basis in the evening.