Department of Business Administration

The Department of Business Administration prepares Shawnee State students for productive and satisfying professional careers in business. The Department seeks to develop in students a continuing intellectual curiosity, an awareness of individual and cultural diversity, and a high degree of professional competence.

The Department encourages an integrated general education in the arts and sciences, provides a body of knowledge common to all areas of business, and provides a systematic body of specialized knowledge and skills applicable to specific business disciplines.

To meet the diverse needs of students and businesses, the Department offers programs at the associate level, stressing applied entry-level skills, and at the baccalaureate level, stressing the broader theoretical concepts and leadership skills applicable to more complex organizational problems.

Mission Statement

The Department of Business Administration prepares Shawnee State students for productive and satisfying professional careers in business.

Learning Outcomes for Department of Business Administration Programs

  1. Students will be able to distinguish the principal concepts, theories, and practices in and recognize the interrelationships between the functional areas of Business.
  2. Students will be able to recognize the intercultural dimensions of Business.
  3. Students will be able to evaluate legal and ethical principles in Business, and apply them to decision making.
  4. Students will be able to apply business-related quantitative methods and tools to the formulation of business decisions.
  5. Students will be able to identify and distinguish the relevant theories and principles associated with the economic environment of business.
  6. Students will be able to construct coherent oral and written forms of communication and present them in a professional context.
  7. Students will be able to apply theory and practice in the business functional areas to the analysis of organizational problems and challenges.
  8. Students will be able to apply theory and practice at advanced levels for the analysis of organizational problems and challenges.

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