Learning Goals

1.  Core Knowledge: The student will acquire the general/core knowledge required to understand the environment within which business operates.

*Assessment Mechanism: The BBA Core Knowledge Exam, administered in Management (MGT) 460—the BBA Program Capstone Course.

*For more information, see the Core Knowledge Assessment Information Sheet, the Core Curriculum Alignment Matrix, and the individual Core Course Core Knowledge Information Sheets for ACC 215 , ACC 216 , ECN 250 , ECN 253 , FIN 323 , LE 207 , MGT 218 , MIS 290 , MGT 320 ,MKT 340 , and MGT 460 .

*Students preparing for the Core Knowledge Exam in MGT460 should consult the Core Knowledge Course Alignment Matrix and the individual Core Course Core Knowledge Information Sheets

2.  Written Communications: The student will be able to communicate effectively in writing within a business environment.

*Assessment Mechanism: The BBA Written Communications Rubric, which highlights the following criteria: Organization, Purpose, Tone, and Grammar & Mechanics.

*For more information, see the Written Commumications Assessment Information Sheet.

3.  Oral Communications: The student will be able to communicate orally in an effective and professional manner.

*Assessment Mechanism: The BBA Oral Communications Rubric, which highlights the following criteria: Clear Topic Coverage; Organization; Audience Appropriateness; Voice Quality; Grammar & Word Choice; Eye Contact & Body Language; Communication Aids; Personal Appearance.

*For more information, see the Oral Communications Assessment Information Sheet .

4.  Problem-Solving & Critical Thinking: The student will develop the thought processes necessary to use logic, information and assumptions to successfully solve problems.

*Assessment Mechanism: The standardized Cornell Critical Thinking Test (Level X), administered in MGT 460—the BBA Program Capstone Course.

*For more information, see the BBA Problem-Solving & Critical Thinking Assessment Information Sheet.

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