Each degree program in the Cameron School of Business has defined learning goals for graduates that help shape the curricula.

Undergraduate Degree Goals

BBA Goals

Effective Communication

  • Objective 1: Graduates will deliver a compelling oral presentation.
  • Objective 2: Graduates will demonstrate mastery of communication technology.
  • Objective 3: Graduates will write professional-quality documents.

Critical Thinking

  • Objective 1: Graduates will analyze problems in-depth.
  • Objective 2: Graduates will evaluate data thoroughly.
  • Objective 3: Graduates will present feasible solutions for problems.

Effective Teams

  • Objective 1: Graduates will work collectively towards team objectives.
  • Objective 2: Graduates will demonstrate professional, interpersonal relations with other team members.

Ethical Decision Making

  • Objective 1: Graduates will recognize the ethical issues implicit in a business situation.
  • Objective 2: Graduates will describe and use ethical frameworks applicable to business situations.

Graduates will be knowledgeable about fundamental business issues and processes.

Graduate Degree Goals

MBA Goals

Effective Communication

  • Objective1: Graduates will deliver a compelling oral presentation.
  • Objective 2: Graduates will write professional-quality documents.

Effective Teamwork

  • Objective 1: Graduates will demonstrate appropriate group techniques to participate in a team task that results in effective performance.
  • Objective 2: Graduates will demonstrate effective leadership skills in a group project.

Ethical Decision Making

  • Objective 1: Graduates will recognize the ethical issues implicit in a business situation.
  • Objective 2: Graduates will describe and use ethical frameworks applicable to business situations.
  • Objective 3: Graduates will develop a variety of ethical alternatives for resolving, or at least addressing, a problem in business.

Global Awareness

  • Objective 1: Graduates will perform a global business situation analysis.
  • Objective 2: Graduates will formulate a global business strategy.
  • Objective 3: Students will evaluate a global business strategy.

Integrated Knowledge Across Multiple Business Disciplines

  • Objective 1: Graduates will identify business problems and opportunities that result from factors internal and external to the organization.
  • Objective 2: Graduates will apply quantitative and qualitative techniques from the different business disciplines to address problems and opportunities. 

Graduates will be knowledgeable about multiple business disciplines.

MSA Goals

Critical Thinking

  • Objective 1: Graduates will synthesize and analyze information resulting in improved business practices.
  • Objective 2: Graduates will demonstrate an understanding of the economic and financial consequences of accounting policy decisions.

Ethical Decision Making 

  • Objective 1: Graduates will identify accounting dilemmas, citing relevant ethical and moral authority.
  • Objective 2: Graduates will apply accounting ethical standards to business situations.

Effective Achievement of Collective Goals 

  • Objective 1: Graduates will work collectively towards team objectives.
  • Objective 2: Graduates will effectively lead a team in a group project.

Effective Communication

  • Objective 1: Graduates will deliver professional business presentations.
  • Objective 2: Graduates will prepare coherent and professional business writings.
  • Objective 3: Graduates will conduct professional research on accounting issues.

Graduates will be knowledgeable and equipped to succeed in the accounting profession.