Bachelor of Science in Business
Goals: Business program students will be able to:
- Develop her ethical understanding, reasoning abilities, and legal responsibilities in organizations and societies.
- Sharpen her analytical skills and use of information technology by understanding financial theories, reporting structures, and international markets.
- Increase her respectfulness and awareness of multicultural and diverse opportunities.
- Understand the creation of value through integrated production and distribution of goods, services, and information throughout the domestic and global marketplace.
- Develop her critical, innovative, and reflective thinking skills needed for statistical data analysis and management science to support decision-making processes throughout an entrepreneurial industry, a corporation, an organization, her own business, or graduate school.
- Identify, define, and use appropriately standard business vocabularies, as well as theories of business from the multiple perspectives of business found in the BPSF (Business Problems Solving Factors.
- Apply appropriate perspectives from above to cases using typical management information systems tools to make decisions and provide solutions to problems in business environments.
- Communicate effectively the best solutions to problems according to the criteria in the rubric for communications.
- Identify, analyze, and pose solutions to business problems found in manufacturing and service industries, as well as in government, education, health care, and social work organizations.
- Analyze and develop business plans based on SWOT, BPSF, and Business Communication Factors.
For the 21st Century, the Business Program’s mission is to prepare a student to gain theoretical and practical knowledge in the foundational and functional areas of capitalistic businesses in domestic and international societies in order to develop new professional innovative capabilities, as well as to improve a student’s current and future standards of living. A Bay Path College business graduate will develop her ethical understanding, reasoning abilities, and legal responsibilities in all types of organizations as a means of contributing to the larger, diverse society. The business graduate will have sharpened her analytical skills and use of information technology by understanding financial theories, reporting structures, and international markets. Being aware and respectful of multicultural and diverse opportunities, the business graduate will be able to contribute towards the creation of value through the integrated production and distribution of goods, services, and information throughout the domestic and global marketplace. In addition, through an internship or cooperative education experience, the business graduate will have developed critical, innovative, and reflective thinking skills needed for statistical data analysis and management science necessary to support decision-making processes, whether it be in an entrepreneurial, industrial, corporate organization, or as preparation for graduate school.