Assessment

Undergraduate Programs

The College of Business is committed to assessing its programs of study. All program learning outcomes support the institution's learning outcomes for general education requirements. The student learning outcomes for the undergraduate BS and BBA programs include:

  • Business Knowledge – Students will demonstrate the ability to apply the common professional core (CPC) concepts.
  • Application of Business Knowledge – Students will demonstrate the ability to apply the CPC concepts.
  • Computer Skills – Students will demonstrate an in-depth knowledge in word processing, spreadsheets, business related databases, electronic mail, the Windows environment, presentation graphics, and computers as a tool in business.
  • Integration of Biblical Principles – Students will demonstrate the ability to recognize biblical principles as they relate to business issues, analyze ethical problems from a Christian perspective, and defend resolutions for practical situations that occur in all areas of business.

Evidence of Student Achievement

Assessment data as shown below includes student learning outcomes for the undergraduate degrees by program and concentration and the MBA program. Retention data for the College of Business and the University can also be found below, as well as Major Field Test Results, Internship Placement, and Job Placement of our recent graduates. We are pleased to say that at the time of graduation of our December 2014 and May 2015 graduates, 76% had jobs or plans for graduate school at the time of graduation.

All assessment data for our undergraduate programs can be found under “Assessment data for Undergraduate Programs.” For the MBA program, assessment data can be found under “Assessment data for the MBA Program”

Graduate Program

Student learning outcomes for the Master of Business Administration (MBA) include:

  • Development of Business Knowledge – Graduate students will demonstrate an understanding of advanced business concepts in the area of management with supporting knowledge in accounting, economics, finance, marketing, professional ethics, and quantitative business analysis. Demonstrate an understanding of the relationships between business disciples in domestic and global environments.
  • Application of Business Knowledge – Graduate students will demonstrate the ability to apply advanced business concepts, integrate business disciplines to analyze and interpret business issues, and apply management tools to solve problems.
  • Integration of Ethical Principles – Graduate students will demonstrate the ability to integrate Christian principles in business operations and decision-making, and recognize and analyze ethical dilemmas in all facets of business and to apply ethical principles in resolving issues with integrity.