Mission of the School of Business Administration
We prepare students for successful careers and leadership positions in business. We provide a challenging educational environment that promotes lifelong professional and personal growth through service and experiential learning. Our commitment to diversity and ethics inspires our students, faculty, and staff to become proactive and socially responsible citizens. We value scholarship and generate knowledge that is valuable to our professional and business community. We embrace the interests of our stakeholders and engage them in our programs and activities.
Learning Goals & Objectives
SBA students will demonstrate the knowledge that is appropriate to the business discipline.
a) Core business disciplines – Students will demonstrate proficiency in accounting, business law, economics, finance, information systems, international business, management, marketing, operations, and quantitative analysis.
SBA students will apply leadership skills in the development of business decisions.
a) Collaboration – Through teamwork, students will demonstrate the ability to collaborate with others to accomplish tasks that lead to decisions.
b) Communication of ideas – Students will demonstrate the ability to prepare and deliver business information with regard to audience and setting.
Application of Concepts and Technologies
SBA students will be competent in the application of core business concepts and technologies.
a) Critical thinking – Through course assignments, students will demonstrate the ability to effectively incorporate both qualitative and quantitative methods in the development of business solutions.
b) Technology – Students will use the appropriate technology in the analysis and development of business solutions.
SBA students will utilize social responsibility principles in decision making.
a) Diversity and Multicultural Issues - Students recognize the complexity and interconnectedness of diverse or international groups of businesses, people, and societies through participation in exercises designed to showcase these issues.
b) Ethics and Social Awareness Issues - Students will recognize the ethical, social, and environmental impact of business decisions through participation in exercises designed to showcase these issues.