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Bachelor of Science in Business

The Division of Business has adopted four program learning outcomes for the Bachelor of Science in Business degree program at IUPUC.  Upon completion of undergraduate business studies at IUPUC, student achievement of learning outcomes is demonstrated by proficiency in the four roles listed below. Each course in the business core (those required of all business majors) addresses a minimum of four and up to all sixteen of the skills, values, and competencies listed within the four profiles.

1. Communicator 

Conveys ideas effectively and ethically in oral, written, and visual forms across public, private, interpersonal, and team settings, using face to-face and mediated channels. Communicators are mindful of themselves and others, listen, observe, and read thoughtfully, ask questions, evaluate information critically, create messages that demonstrate awareness of diverse audiences, and collaborate with others and across cultures to build relationships.1

  • Evaluates Information
  • Listens Actively
  • Builds Relationships
  • Conveys Ideas Effectively

2. Problem Solver

Works individually and with others to collect, analyze, evaluate, and synthesize information to implement innovative solutions to challenging local and global problems.1

  • Thinks Critically
  • Collaborates Analyzes
  • Synthesizes
  • Evaluates Perseveres

3. Innovator

Builds on experiences and disciplinary expertise to approach new situations and circumstances in original ways, is willing to take risks with ideas, and pose solutions. Innovators are original in their thoughts and ask others to view a situation or practice in a new way. Innovators are good decision makers, can create a plan to achieve their goals, and can carry out that plan to its completion. Innovators use their knowledge and skills to address complex problems in order to make a difference in the civic life of communities, and to address the world’s most pressing and enduring issues.1

  • Investigates
  • Creates/Designs
  • Confronts Challenges
  • Makes Decisions

4. Community Contributor

An active and valued contributor on the campus and in communities locally and globally. They are personally responsible, self-aware, civically engaged and they look outward to understand the needs of the society and their environment. They are socially responsible, ethically oriented, and actively engaged in the work of building strong and inclusive communities, both local and global.1

  • Builds Community
  • Respectfully Engages Own and Other Cultures
  • Behaves Ethically
  • Anticipates Consequences