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undergraduate Business Learning Outcomes

Saint Xavier University is dedicated to providing top-quality education that is intentionally designed to develop your skills and expertise as you prepare for the next step in your education or career. The learning outcomes reflect the specific competencies that you will gain from our program, while the curriculum map portrays how these competencies will shape and prepare you for the real world.

Learning Outcomes

Business Administration Learning Outcomes

Bachelor of Business Administration Learning Outcomes

  • Students have functional business knowledge.
  • Students identify and apply fundamentals of the applicable core class.
  • Students evaluate the financial position of an organization.
  • Students conduct financial and common statistical analyses through the use of spreadsheets.
Students can employ critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Students analyze business situations using appropriate quantitative or qualitative techniques for problem solving.
  • Students apply their knowledge of core business courses and strategic thinking to make appropriate business decisions.
Students understand ethical principles and social responsibility.
  • Students apply an ethical framework for their managerial behavior and decisions.
  • Students understand the concept of corporate social responsibility and its implications for managerial decision making.
Students effectively employ interpersonal, teamwork and leadership skills.
  • Students demonstrate an awareness of differing personality traits and employ collaborative team interaction skills.
  • Students apply differing leadership approaches as necessary.
Students employ effective communication skills.
  • Students demonstrate organization of subject knowledge in a logical manner while delivering effective oral presentations and effective written business communications.
  • Students employ different writing and speaking styles based on the appropriate medium and audience.
Students have a multicultural and global perspective.
  • Students recognize the global business environment and the influence of globalization on institutions and society.
  • Students display an awareness of diversity within organizations and the marketplace.

Business Fast-Track Learning Outcomes

 (A means assessed in course; X means covered in course.)

Bachelor of Business Administration with new prefixes
Program Learning Outcomes Mapped onto Business Core Courses
MGMT 340 BANA 320 MGMT 300 MTKG 370 FINC 300 MGMT 380 MGMT 390
Graduates have functional business knowledge. Students identify and apply fundamentals of the applicable core concepts in problem-solving and decision-making that occurs within organizations and describe the financial position of an organization while differentiating domestic and international issues, institutions and markets. A A A A A X X
Graduates are able to employ critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills. Students analyze business situations using quantitative and qualitative techniques for problem solving and decision making and apply their knowledge of core business courses and strategic thinking to make appropriate decisions, while demonstrating proficiency in the research and collection of information relevant to the problem. X A X X X X A
Graduates have an understanding of ethical issues and social responsibility. Students understand the ethical implications of managerial behavior, decisions and the concept of corporate social responsibility and develop a framework for evaluating issues and making decisions in an ethical manner.  X X X X X A A
Graduates effectively employ interpersonal, teamwork, leadership and communication skills. Students demonstrate ability to organize subject knowledge in a logical manner and deliver messages effectively in written and oral presentations; students employ collaborative team interaction skills, demonstrate an awareness of differing personality traits and apply different leadership approaches as necessary. X X A A   X A
Graduates have a multicultural and global perspective. Students demonstrate knowledge of the global business environment (legal, regulatory, political, cultural, economic, etc.) and the influence of globalization on institutions and society and display an awareness of diversity within organizations and the marketplace. A X A A   A A
Graduates demonstrate technological competence. Students use Microsoft Office Suite applications to create business correspondence, electronic presentations and spreadsheets and/or use the internet to facilitate business research problem solving, decision making and communication.   X X X X X A

Curriculum Maps

Business Administration Curriculum Map

Curriculum map coming soon.

Business Fast-Track Curriculum Map

Students will be expected to have completed the Illinois Articulation Initiative General Education Core Curriculum or have earned an associate's degree.

Specific prerequisites:

  • ACCT 210
  • ACCT 211
  • BANA 250
  • ECON 200
  • ECON 201
  • ENGL 224
  • MATH 131
  • MATH 135
  • MGMT 223

Note: ECON 200, ECON 201, MATH 131 and MATH 135 can fulfill general education requirements.

First Year          
  Fall I Fall II Spring I Spring II Summer
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You Need

MKTG 300

PHIL 150

FINC 300

MGMT 370

MGMT 340

Business Elective

MGMT 380

Business Elective

BANA 320

RELST Course

Second Year          
  Fall I Fall II Spring I (if hours needed)    
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You Need

MGMT 390

Business Elective

Business Elective

Business Elective

General electives, portfolio and CLEP exam