• BUSA Learning Objectives

    BUSA-2106 (Legal and Ethical Environment of Business)
    COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

    1. Demonstrate an understanding of the interrelationships among the legal, social, political, ethical, cultural, international, and technological environments and their impact on business. (BBA 4, BBA 5, BBA 6).
    2. Demonstrate the ability to understand and apply major areas of law affecting business in the subject matter areas covered in the course, incorporating the influence of technology, the impact of demographic diversity, and the use of appropriate quantitative techniques, within an ethical framework. (BBA 4, BBA 5, BBA 6).
    3. Demonstrate the ability to analyze issues and situations having legal implications including demographic changes with accompanying diversity issues, development and use of technological innovations, social  changes, the political arena, and environmental and ethical factors, and assess the consequences of courses of action. (BBA 4, BBA 5, BBA 6)
    4. Demonstrate familiarity with various legal resources and the ability to use them. (BBA 4, BBA 6).
    5. Demonstrate the ability to organize and present their work in an effective and professional manner. (BBA 1, BBA 3).

  • CISM Course Learning Objectives (2000 Level)

    CISM 2201 (Fundamentals of Computer Applications and On-Line Learning
    COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

    1. Understand how information technology aids business decision-making. (BBA 3, BBA 6, MIS 1)
    2. Identify the components of a typical microcomputer system. (BBA 3, MIS 1)
    3. Identify and describe the most widely used microcomputer software applications, the difference between application and system software and understand the role of operation system software. (BBA 3, MIS 1)
    4. Demonstrate a knowledge of computer hardware and software, including “multimedia” and be familiar with the legal, ethical and privacy issues relating to the use of hardware and software in a business environment. (BBA 3, BBA 5, MIS 1)
    5.  Be familiar with computer networks and know the basic components of communication systems to include email, user interfaces, communications and the internet. (BBA 3, MIS 1)
    6. Effectively use a word processing software program, a spreadsheet program, a database management program, and develop a simple presentation using a presentation software program. (BBA 3, MIS 1)

    CISM-3335 (Business Programming and Web Design)
    COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

    1. Grasp the basic elements of business web programming such as XHTML and CSS. (MIS 1)
    2. Use Dreamweaver and Flash to develop professional web sites. (MIS 1)
    3. Work with one mainstream web development technology such as PHP. (MIS1)
    4. Design and develop a database-driven, interactive business web application, and deploy such an application with an application server. (MIS 1)

  • CISM Course Learning Objectives (3000 Level)

    CISM-3330 (Management of Information Systems)
    COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

    1. Recognize data as an organizational resource that must be planned for, controlled, allocated appropriately, managed, and deployed at different levels of management for competitive advantage (BBA 3).
    2. Recognize organizations as systems, where information technology is used to process information at different levels of management (BBA 3, BBA 6).
    3. Demonstrate the ability to use technological applications to create and communicate business solutions (BBA 1, BBA 3, BBA 6, MIS 1).
    4. Utilize the World Wide Web and presentation software to present results of problem solving (BBA 1, BBA 3, MIS 1).

    CISM-3340 (Data Resource Management and Design)
    COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    :

    1. Understand and use widely used terms pertaining to database management systems in written exams and in class discussions. (BBA 3, MIS 1)
    2. Briefly describe current trends in database management systems. (BBA 3, MIS 1)
    3. Design and implement on a microcomputer normalized data structures to solve business problems. (BBA 3, BBA 6, MIS 1)
    4. Utilize Relational Database objects to solve business problems. (BBA 3, BBA 6, MIS 1)
    5. Design and implement SQL computer code to solve business problems. (BBA 3, BBA 6, MIS 1)

    CISM-3350 (Information Systems Research)
    COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

    1. Students will demonstrate an understanding of a specific assigned topic within the area of Management Information Systems in the context of historical development, technology or application usefulness and impact, competitive technologies or applications, and future trends. (BBA 3, MIS 1)
    2. Students will demonstrate the ability to use both the library and on-line resources available to acquire relevant information for  their project (BBA 3).
    3. Students will demonstrate the ability to organize their work in an effective and professional manner utilizing verbal presentations, papers, and electronic media presentations (BBA 1 MIS 1).
    4. Students to participate in the evaluation of presentations (BBA 1).

  • CISM Course Learning Objectives (4000 Level)

    CISM-4310 (Business Systems Analysis and Design)
    COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

    1. Have acquired at least limited proficiency in a programming language and several software packages,  beyond spreadsheets and word processing. (BBA 3, MIS 1).
    2. Understand the basic principles and concepts of business systems analysis, systems design, and data communications. (BBA 3, MIS 1).
    3. Apply the above knowledge analogously to other areas of human endeavor. (BBA 6).4. Critically analyze complex information systems, issues, and problem. (BBA 6).

    CISM-4330 (Enterprise Architecture)
    COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

    1. Describe Enterprise Systems and Business Process Integration.
    2. Develop Business Process Flow Diagrams.
    3. Describe the structure and components of an Enterprise Architecture.
    4. Develop an Enterprise Architecture Model.
    5. Develop a plan to implement an Enterprise Architecture.
    6. Describe how businesses can use Enterprise Architecture as a business strategy.
    7. Use Designing Thinking Methodology to develop an Enterprise Business Intelligence Application.
    8. Use Designing Thinking Methodology to develop an Enterprise Mobile Application.

    CISM-4350 (Decision Systems Management)
    COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

    1. Understand the Decision Process. (MIS 1)
    2. List the components of a Decision Support System. (MIS 1)
    3. Explain the importance of the user-interface components. (MIS 1)
    4. Examine and evaluate Decision Support Systems. (MIS 1)
    5. Define an Executive Information System. (MIS 1)
    6. Work in team and orally present a Decision Support System (BBA 1)

    CISM-4355 (Cyber Security)
    COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

    1.  Students will demonstrate an understanding of a specific assigned topic within the area of Management Information Systems in the context of historical development, technology, or application usefulness and impact, competitive technologies or applications, and future trends. (BBA 3, MIS 1)
    2.  Students will demonstrate the ability to use both the library and on-line resources available to acquire relevant information for their project (BBA 3).
    3.  Students will demonstrate the ability to organize their work in an effective and professional manner utilizing verbal presentations, papers, and electronic media presentations (BBA 1, MIS 1).
    4.  Students are to participate in the evaluation of presentations (BBA 1).

    CISM-4390 (Information Systems Topics)
    COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

    1. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to thoroughly discuss major MIS topics (BBA 3, MIS 1)
    2. Upon completion of the course, students will have demonstrated the ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.  (BBA 1, BBA 3, MIS 1)
    3. Upon completion of the course, students will have completed a project that shows how the topics related to MIS may impact them throughout their career. (MIS 2)

  • MGNT Course Learning Objectives (3000 Level)

    MGNT-3600 (Management)
    COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
     

    1. Students will demonstrate an understanding of management theories and practices including motivation, leadership, group behavior, decision making, planning, structure, and strategy. (BBA 4)
    2. Students will demonstrate an understanding of some of the quantitative tools used by managers. (BBA 2)
    3. Students will display an understanding of basic ethical and socially responsible approaches to management. (BBA 5)
    4. Students will analyze current business issues in the context of their task, general, and global environments. (BBA 4, BBA 6)

    MGNT-3602 (Business Law)
    COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
     

    1. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the interrelationships among the legal, social, ethical,  cultural, international, and technological environments and their impact on business. (BBA4, BBA 5)
    2. Students will demonstrate the ability to understand and apply major areas of law affecting business in the subject matter areas covered in the course, incorporating the influence of technology, the impact of demographic diversity, and the use of appropriate quantitative techniques, within an ethical framework. (BBA 4, BBA 5)
    3. Students will demonstrate the ability to analyze issues and situations having legal implications, including demographic changes with accompanying diversity issues, development and use of technological innovations, social changes, the political arena, and environmental and ethical factors, and assess the consequences of courses of action. (BBA 4, BBA 5)
    4. Students will demonstrate familiarity with various legal resources and the ability to use them. (BBA 4)
    5. Students will demonstrate the ability to organize and present their work in an effective and professional manner. (BBA 1)

    MGNT-3605 (Organizational Behavior)
    COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

    1. Students will demonstrate an understanding of important factors that impact behaviors and attitudes at the individual, group, and organizational units of analysis. (BBA 4, MGT 2)
    2. Students will apply a major concept covered in the field of Organizational Behavior to a situation that occurs on a regular basis in organizations. (BBA 6, MGT 2)
    3. Students will research and present information on contemporary topics in the field of Organizational Behavior. (BBA 1, MGT 2)

    MGNT-3615 (Operations Management)
    COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

    1. Apply appropriate quantitative techniques to a variety of operations-oriented problems and provide accurate analysis.(BBA 2, BBA 4, BBA 6)
    2. Demonstrate the ability to apply basic principles of operations management to real world situations. (BBA 6)
    3. Describe the overall production/operations management process and understand its function and relationship to other areas. (BBA 4)
    4. Understand and solve problems related to policy, product, process, plant, and operations decisions. (BBA 2, BBA 4)

    MGNT-3618 (Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management)
    COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

    1. Demonstrate in-depth understanding of new ventures and how they originate. (BBA 4)
    2. Demonstrate in-depth understanding of how the integration of a number of different disciplines, (including marketing, economics, finance, accounting, law, leadership, ethics, and human resource management) form the foundation of a business. (BBA 4)
    3. Research and evaluate new business opportunities. (BBA 1, MGT 2)

    MGNT-3627 (Managing Cultural Differences)
    COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
     

    1. Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of increasing global economic interdependence and its impact on business. (BBA 4, BBA 5, BBA 6).
    2. Demonstrate an understanding of the challenges of relating to people from other countries or cultures and its implication for business (BBA 4, BBA 5, BBA 6, MGT 2).
    3. Demonstrate the ability to understand and apply major areas of law and management effecting business in the subject matter area, incorporating the influence of globalization, the impact of demographic diversity, and the use of appropriate quantitative techniques, within an ethical framework (BBA 4, BBA 5, BBA 6, MGT 1, MGT 2).
    4. Demonstrate the ability to analyze issues and situations having cultural management implications and assess the consequences of courses of action (BBA 4, BBA 5, BBA 6, MGT 1, MGT 2).
    5. Demonstrate the ability to gather and analyze relevant cultural information about specific countries and to communicate this information effectively in oral presentations and in writing (BBA 1).
    6. Demonstrate familiarity with various online resources related to the subject matter and the ability to use them. (BBA 4, BBA 6, MGT 1).
    7. Demonstrate the ability to organize and present their work in an effective and professional manner (BBA 1, BBA 3).

    MGNT-3630 (Environmental Law)
    COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
     

    1. Demonstrate an understanding of the interrelationships among the legal, social, political, ethical, cultural, international, scientific, and technological aspects of environmental law and its impact on business. (BBA 4).
    2. Demonstrate the ability to understand and apply principles of environmental law, a major area of law affecting business, incorporating the influence of technology, the impact of demographic diversity, and the use of appropriate quantitative techniques, within an ethical and legal framework. (BBA 4, BBA 5)
    3. Demonstrate the ability to analyze issues and situations having legal implications including demographic changes with accompanying diversity issues, development and use of technological innovations, social changes, the political arena, and environmental and ethical factors, and assess the consequences of courses of action. (BBA 5)
    4. Demonstrate familiarity with various legal resources and the ability to use them.
    5. Demonstrate the ability to organize and present work in an effective and professional manner. (BBA 1)

    MGNT-3633 (Research Methods for Managers)
    COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES

    1. Identify elements of the research process.
    2. Analyze research questions and match them with appropriate research processes.
    3. Manage a basic data collection for conducting research.
    4. Apply research results to management decisions.

    MGNT-3635 (New Venture Management)
    COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    : 

    1. Application of economic theory to business start-ups. (BBA 4)
    2. Application of marketing, management, accounting, and financial knowledge to venture creation. (BBA 4, BBA 6, MGT 2)
    3. Learn and apply new knowledge in data collection and analysis. (BBA 2)
    4. Application of strategies and operational planning techniques to a business venture. (BBA 6, MGT 2)
    5. Production of a presentation quality business plan for a new venture. (BBA 1)

     
  • MGNT Course Learning Objectives (4000 Level)

    MGNT-4620 (Human Resource Management)
    COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

    1. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the major functions of Human Resource Management including HR Planning, Legislative Compliance, Staffing, HR Development, Compensation, Health & Safety, and Employee/Labor Relations. (BBA 4, MGT 1)
    2. Students will analyze a case that requires them to apply HR concepts and techniques. (BBA 1, BBA 6, MGT 1, MGT 2)
    3. Students will demonstrate the ability to use several on-line resources available to HR practitioners. (BBA 3, MGT 1)

    MGNT-4625 (International Management)
    LEARNING OBJECTIVES

    1. Have a broad based knowledge of the economic, business and trade environment in different countries / areas of the world as how they are linked. (BBA 4)
    2. Be able to gather and analyze trade and business information about specific countries from various government and private sources, and to communicate this information effectively in oral presentations and in writing. (BBA 1)
    3. Have some knowledge about how basic business concepts and theories in all the different functional areas of business can be interpreted and applied in terms of international business situations. (BBA 4, BBA 6)
    4. Be able to analyze international business situations and to recognize how diversity, globalization and multicultural considerations affect organizational environments and strategic plans. (BBA 5)

    MGNT-4626 (Women and Work)
    COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    :

    1. Describe the history of women in the work force.
    2. Explain and give examples illustrating the factors that have determined the roles that women have played in the workforce at different times.
    3. Describe the current status of women in the workplace, including information about the types of work being performed, the types of positions held, and the economic position of women as related to salary and benefits.
    4. Develop understanding of current issues involving women who work, including sex differences, the socialization process, dilemmas involved in selection and pursuit of a career path, workplace dynamics, interpersonal relationships, international and cultural diversity work issues, and legal issues affecting women, and give examples illustrating such issues.
    5. Recognize, analyze, and evaluate scenarios involving issues that affect women and work.
    6. Develop awareness of global implications for women in the workplace. (BBA 5)
    7. Briefly describe the major laws and current legal issues affecting women who work, for example, sexual harassment, pregnancy discrimination, fetal protection policies, and leave policies. (BBA 4)
    8. Identify a potential issue involving women in a given business situation; apply content covered in the course to the situation; and create, organize, and present in written and oral form a course of action. (BBA 1)
    9. Interpret, analyze, and evaluate materials affecting working women, such as employment applications or interview questionnaires, and revise to meet legal requirements and business interests. (MGT 1)
    10. Write a well-organized and well-written paper on an issue involving women and work using library resources and personal interviews. (BBA 1)
    11. Write a short summary and analysis of an article dealing with women and work in an area covered in the course, using library resources. (BB 1)

    MGNT-4630 (Dispute Resolution in Contemporary Organizations)
    LEARNING OUTCOMES:

    1. Students will recognize the nature of conflict and the ways people tend to respond to it.
    2. Students will identify and describe the sources of organizational conflicts, strategies for conflict avoidance, and approaches for conflict resolution.
    3. Students will recognize the ethical, legal, and policy considerations accompanying dispute management. (BBA 5)
    4. Students will recognize the impact of international and diversity issues on dispute management. (BBA 5)
    5. Students will recognize and describe the practical aspects of institutionalizing dispute resolution processes in public and private sector organizations.
    6. Students will describe the nature and processes of traditional dispute resolution methods such as litigation and negotiation and alternative dispute resolution methods such as arbitration, mediation, and mini-trials, and assess their comparative advantages and disadvantages.
    7. Students will identify and demonstrate the communication skills and techniques that are the basis not only of consensual dispute resolution processes such as mediation, but also of litigation and negotiation.
    8. Students will identify and assess given situations and effectively and appropriately apply the skills and techniques of various methods of conflict resolution to those situations.
    9. Students will analyze and assess a particular work setting in the context of conflict resolution issues, and, applying knowledge of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, design a conflict resolution system for that business. (BBA 6)

    MGNT-4640 (Employment Law)
    COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

    1. Understand the role of law and the legal system in human resource management. (BBA 4)
    2. Obtain a basic understanding of the general principles of law relevant to managing human resources. (BBA 4)
    3. Describe individual and business rights and obligations in various employment contexts.
    4. Recognize, analyze, and evaluate situations having legal repercussions, applying the fundamental principles underlying employment law to specific fact situations. (BBA 6)
    5. Identify a potential legal issue in a given employment situation; apply laws and legal principles, as well as any other factors, to the situation; and create, organize, and effectively present in written and oral form a logical argument in support of a position. (BBA 1)
    6. Interpret, analyze, and evaluate common materials with legal implications, such as arbitration agreements, employment contracts, employment applications, employee handbooks, and covenants not to compete, and revise them to meet legal requirements and accomplish business objectives.
    7. Develop knowledge of various employment law resources and the ability to locate and use them.
    8. Explain the impact of ethical, economic, political, technological, cultural, and global considerations in situations having legal implications. (BBA 5)

    MGNT-4660 (Strategic Management)
    COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

    1. To develop your capacity to think strategically about a company, its business position, how it can gain sustainable competitive advantage and formulate plans to ensure organizational viability. (BBA 4, BBA 6)
    2. To develop skills using strategic and functional level analytical tools in a variety of companies and industries to facilitate the development and implementation of effective business strategy. (BBA 2, BBA 4)
    3. To integrate and synthesize knowledge gained in business core courses into a comprehensive approach to managing a multifunctional business organization. (BBA 4, BBA 6)
    4. To organize and present strategic and operational information appropriate to professional standards and practices. (BBA 1, BBA 3)

  • MGNT Course Learning Objectives (Graduate)

    MGNT-6670 (Organizational Theory and Behavior)
    COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

    1. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the major areas of Organizational Behavior including work attitudes, motivation, interpersonal behavior, communication, work teams, decision making, and leadership.
    2. Working in groups, students will demonstrate the ability to apply major concepts covered in the field of Organizational Behavior to situations regularly encountered by managers. (MBA 2)
    3. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the importance of managing in an ethically and socially responsible manner (MBA 4).