Center for Teaching Excellence

MBA & MS Programs

Goals and objectives by program:

MBA Goals and Objectives

Learning GoalDescription of GoalSource of Data
Quantitative Analysis

Upon graduation, students will be able to effectively use quantitative techniques to understand and evaluate alternatives within the context of business and economics.

STAT 601

Ethical Decision Making

Upon graduation, students will be ethical decision makers.

MKTG 601

Management of Technology

Upon graduation, students will understand the process of technology commercialization in both new and established firms and assess how new technology affects firm capabilities and industry competition.

MGMT 602

Integrative Knowledge

Upon graduation, the students will demonstrate an ability to assess the capabilities of an organization, understand linkage among functional and support areas, evaluate an organizations’ current strategic position in the context of its internal and external environment, and recommend strategic alternatives.

MGMT 780

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MS in Accounting Goals and Objectives

Accounting Principles

Upon graduation, students will be able to identify primary and secondary authorities and locate relevant material from an on-line tax research service.

 

Learning GoalDescription of GoalSource of Data

Critical Thinking

 

Upon graduation, students will be able to analyze business issues and apply relevant rules and regulations.

TAX 611, ACCT 604, ACCT 600

Technical Evaluation

Upon graduation, students will be able to summarize business issue(s) in light of available information, make and support a judgment, and communicate it to the relevant party.

ACCT 600, ACCT 604

Writing

Upon graduation, students will be able to clearly express the purpose/main point of the assignment, support the main point/conclusion of the assignment with evidence, and  present the assignment is a professional manner.

ACCT 600, ACCT 604

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MS in Business Analytics Goals and Objectives

Learning GoalDescription of GoalSource of Data

Statistical Analysis

Upon graduation, student will demonstrate the ability to use statistical skills to analyze business phenomena.

 

Modeling Skills

 

Upon graduation, student will demonstrate the ability to build, manipulate, and draw conclusions from analytical models of business systems.

 

Data Management

Upon graduation, student will demonstrate skills in big data management.

 

Business Decisions

Upon graduation, student will demonstrate the ability to make business decisions and to develop and present business strategy based on quantitative analysis.

 

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MS in Finance Goals and Objectives

Learning GoalDescription of GoalSource of Data
Quantitative Analysis

Upon graduation, students will be able to select appropriate statistical techniques

STAT 601

Ethical Management

Upon graduation, students will be able to identify ethical issues that affect stakeholders and consider ways to enhance the welfare of those stakeholders and consider ways to enhance the welfare of those stakeholders through business decisions.

 

Financial Principles

Upon graduation, students will recognize and apply the basic financial principles.(These principles include time value of money, stock and bond valuation, cost of capital, determinants of capital structure, dividend policy, portfolio theory and risk analysis, option pricing and international finance.

FIN 790

Project Analysis

Upon graduation, students will recognize how to develop cash flow forecasts for a proposed project and evaluate those cash flows in order to decide whether to accept or reject a project

FIN 790

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