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Business Learning Goals

Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business Learning Goals

In all business majors, undergraduate students distinguish themselves by mastering skills in the following professional areas:
  • Accounting: financial accounting, managerial accounting and international accounting
  • Economics: basic economic concepts, microeconomics, macroeconomics and international economics
  • Management: management principles, organizational behavior, operations management, strategy and policy, international/cross-cultural management and entrepreneurship
  • Quantitative business analysis: probability and statistics and quantitative operations management techniques
  • Information systems: information systems in business and society, information technology concepts, business information systems and systems development
  • Finance: corporate finance, investments, and international finance
  • Marketing: identifying attractive markets, serving selected markets, and international marketing
  • Legal and social environment: the legal environment, regulatory environment, business relationships, and ethics and social responsibility
  • International issues: drawn from other content areas in the common professional core

Students completing business programs use the skills drawn from the preceding areas throughout their program major and across the curriculum. All students also complete practical experiences in either internships or practicum projects, to give context and experience to learning achieved in the classroom.


Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business Skills

  1. Computer literacy—applying software tools to business problems, and using databases and library resources to find and evaluate relevant information;
  2. Communication—clear and succinct oral, visual, and written;
  3. Ethical literacy—ability to identify, discern, and understand the social responsibility of business organizations;
  4. Quantitative literacy—ability to apply mathematical techniques to business decisions and to present results in tables, graphs, and words; to use and apply statistical techniques and to interpret empirical results;
  5. Interpersonal/team skills—ability to work with and through people to accomplish goals.