MSE Program Goals and Student Learning Outcomes – College of Business and Economics (CBE)  

MSE Program Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

Program-Specific

Goal 1: Equip students with theoretical knowledge, quantitative skills, and analytical abilities to investigate and solve economic problems.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

1.1 Explain and apply fundamentals of economic theory and policy, financial analysis, modeling and forecasting.

1.2 Collect and analyze economic data to formulate problems and produce well-reasoned solutions relating to economic issues and public policy.

Goal 2: Prepare students for careers and advanced studies in a wide range of economic fields.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

2.1 Engage in economic decision making by addressing the ethical, legal, and social concerns of stakeholders and taking into account global trends, national and regional prosperity and demands of sustainable development

2.2 Pursue further study or career advancement using their background in economics and public policy.

University- Wide

Goal 3: Develop articulate, conscientious leaders and problem solvers who are committed to contributing to their fields and society

Student Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

3.1 Produce and deliver professional reports and presentations in English using appropriate media and technology.

3.2 Think critically and creatively, conceptualizing real-world problems from different perspectives.

3.3 Work productively in diverse professional teams, and solve problems collaboratively.

Goal 4: Provide students with a broad foundation of knowledge and skills and cultivate a commitment to life-long learning.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

4.1 Weigh evidence and arguments and appreciate and engage in diverse modes of inquiry.

4.2 Properly document and synthesize existing scholarship and data, keep current with new technology and developments in their field and conduct independent research.