Our Mission

Our Mission

Students enrolled in the Department of Business and Economics will develop competencies in their specific fields of study. Additional competencies:

  • Analytical, problem solving, computer, communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills to function as effective team players
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Conducting research
  • Commitment to ethical and professional behavior
  • Understanding of the international marketplace
  • Appreciation of the importance of lifelong learning

Objectives of Each Program

Accounting and Public Accounting

  • Apply the basics of financial reporting and internal control
  • Understand how managers use accounting information
  • Appreciate how technology impacts the accounting profession
  • Possess basic skills to pass a professional examination

Economics

  • Acquire the theoretical and analytical knowledge necessary for understanding and evaluating economic issues and policies to be informed decision makers and citizens in society

Finance

  • Understand the significance of accounting data, economic theory, and professional standards
  • Appropriately apply financial tools in making decisions and recommendations associated with corporate finance, asset valuation, and portfolio management

International Business

  • Have the analytical tools, language skills, and international experience to live and work either for short or extended periods in overseas business environments
  • Be comfortable in other cultures and effective as managers in the global marketplace

Land & Energy Management

  • Acquire the skills, experience, and industry knowledge necessary to encourage sound stewardship of land and energy resources

Management

  • Be equipped with the basic tools, critical understandings, and awareness of current developments to practice contemporary management
  • Develop their skills in leadership to create and adapt to change by leading and following others in their management practices

Marketing

  • Understand that marketers provide an organization with an advantage by enabling it to meet the wants and needs of target markets in a competitive marketplace
  • Assess those needs and design programs for meeting them while helping the organization to meet its financial goals

Sports Management

  • Have an understanding of basic principles in management, accounting, economics, and finance
  • Be able to apply these principles to the various areas of the sports industry including professional, collegiate, interscholastic, private, voluntary, and private fitnesss
  • Prepare for careers in sports management by completing two required internships



Last updated: 8-May-2015, B&E Department webmaster