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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration, B.A.


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The candidate for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration offered through the Avila Advantage program must complete all the University general degree requirements. It is open to students who meet the requirements for admissions to the Avila Advantage Program .

Major Requirements


Requirement 1.


Fulfill all the requirements for a degree as stated in this catalog.

Requirement 2.


Complete the Core Curriculum  requirements as stated in this catalog.

Requirement 3.


Students must achieve a minimum grade of “C” in all courses required for the major.

Requirement 4.


The major specifically requires that the following core courses be included within each candidate’s curriculum: EN 112  and PY 101 .

Technology Requirements


Computer competency will be demonstrated by successful completion of HC 456 / NU 456 .

Outcomes


Graduates for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration will be able to:

Professional Studies Outcomes


Outcome 1.

Develop and analyze innovative solutions for problems using critical and creative reasoning (BU 321 , BU 322  or PY 360 ).

Outcome 2.

Demonstrate the ability to clearly communicate in professional settings using effective interpersonal, teamwork, cultural, presentational and writing skills (CO 212 , CO 213 , CO 312 , CO 321 , EN 112 ).  

Outcome 3.

Demonstrate an understanding of ethical frameworks and theories and how to apply them in professional situations (CO 212 , CO 321 , PL 255 ).

Outcome 4.

Demonstrate the ability to use technology in managing organizations (CO 213 , EC 240 ).

Business Administration outcomes


Outcome 1.

Demonstrate knowledge of local and global business organizations through the study of major disciplines within the fields of business (AC 201 , BU 310 , BU 330 , BU 331  or EC 361  , BU 345  or BU 346 , BU 499   EC 202  or EC 203 , EC 241 ; BU 312 , BU 322 , BU 323  or BU 325 )

Outcome 2.

Apply methods of quantitative data analysis to support organizational decision-making processes (AC 201 , BU 330 , BU 331  or EC 361 , BU 499  , EC 202  or EC 203 , EC 241 ).

Assessment


Summative outcomes for the Business Administration degree in the Avila Advantage program are assessed through a written business plan and an oral presentation of that plan to outside professionals in the capstone course (BU 499 ). The Summative assessment occurs yearly. Formative outcomes are assessed in individual courses as students move through the program.

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