School of Business Objectives

Program Objectives

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Overall Objectives

The overall objectives of the School of Business are categorized into three areas: teaching, intellectual contribution, and service. The specific objectives are:


  • Focus on enhancing students’ communication and problem solving skills and encouraging them to think both critically and creatively
  • Integrate technology into curriculum development and instruction delivery
  • Encourage teamwork and the appreciation of diversity in group settings
  • Offer curriculum that reflects the latest developments in business
  • Provide students with the ability to achieve the highest level of success in their professional careers

Intellectual Contribution:

  • Commit to the intellectual development of both students and faculty
  • Encourage faculty to engage in research activities


  • Serve the School of Business, the University, the business community, academic and other professional organizations, as well as the local, state, national, and international communities

Common Professional Core Objectives

By completing the common professional component, our students will possess the broad skills necessary to effectively pursue their chosen specialization. The component equips graduates to:

  •  Understand the environment and operations of an organization
  • Be able to apply business-related analytical tools
  • Be able to apply professional and personal self-management skills

 Specialization Area Objectives

Additionally, each Area of Specialization has area-specific objectives and expectations: