Develop innovative learning and teaching experiences
The Business School evaluates business needs and finds new niches for education. Classes deliver the same high-caliber education online as in the classroom, and broaden students' access to learning opportunities.
Undergraduate learning innovations
All incoming freshmen earn three semester hours of credit in an approved experiential learning course. Students benefit immensely from experiential learning and graduate holistically prepared for the work world.
Experiential learning opportunities include:
- Service learning
- Project-based courses
- Studying abroad
At the end of the BS in Business Administration program, students are presented with a course that "brings it all together." Capstone courses weave together information and skills learned in different areas of a degree program.
Graduate learning innovations
The Decision Sciences discipline has successfully shepherded our latest degree through the process and is proud to introduce its new MS in Decision Sciences.
The MS in Decision Sciences trains students in a wide range of business-related quantitative methods, beginning with training in the foundations of Decision Sciences thorough six required courses. The remainder of the program includes four electives on topics that include business decision making, data mining, and quality and process improvement.
The new MS in Global Energy Management degree is completely customized to meet the needs of the global energy industry today and in the future.
Courses are taught by experts in the energy industry, and the curriculum is tailored directly to the unique issues, challenges and opportunities confronting the global energy industry.
The MS in Global Energy Management clearly identifies graduates as specialists in this dynamic industry.
New MBA Specializations
More than ever, major companies and entrepreneurial ventures are seeking competitive advantage and success by embracing sustainability — social and environmental responsibility — as a core business strategy. Far-sighted leaders recognize that this new way of doing business requires a different analytic "language" that integrates social entrepreneurialism, inter-disciplinary problem solving and a triple bottom-line approach of economics, environment and society.
The sports industry is the sixth largest industry in America. The sports and entertainment industries are quickly converging, and key players in the field need specialized skills. A Sports and Entertainment Management specialization gives students the tools to get ahead in this growing industry.