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Business Administration


Department Minutes
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Retention Plan
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Institutional Effectiveness Plans

2012-2013 Institutional Effectiveness Plan
2013-2014 Institutional Effectiveness Plan
2014-2015 Institutional Effectiveness Plan
2015-2016 Institutional Effectiveness Plan
2016-2017 Institutional Effectiveness Plan
2017-2018 Institutional Effectiveness Plan

Institutional Effectiveness Reports

2012-2013 Institutional Effectiveness Report
2013-2014 Institutional Effectiveness Report
2014-2015 Institutional Effectiveness Report
2015-2016 Institutional Effectiveness Report
2016-2017 Instituitonal Effectiveness Report

Assessment Plans


The undergraduate degree in Business Administration requires knowledge and awareness of the following:

  • Possess a basic knowledge of accounting, economics, finance, the legal environment of business, management, marketing, and information systems
  • Communicate effectively in a manner that is coherent, organized, concise, and grammatically correct
  • Apply basic quantitative and qualitative skills to business problems
  • Understand how ethical decision-making and globalization effect organizations on and off the reservation
  • Analyze business and economic problems utilizing general and management specific skills and knowledge
  • Promote wolakolkiciyapi among business organizations, employees, and employers across the reservation


Students will demonstrate the ability and skill to:

  • Evaluate the major functional areas of business including:
    • Ability to prepare, read, analyze and communicate financial information
    • Ability to use financial information in managerial decisions
    • Understanding of the duties of a manager: planning, organizing, directing and controlling
    • Ability to use the marketing mix to successfully perform in the environment of marketing
    • Understanding of the fundamental legal concepts and their application to the business community
    • Basic knowledge of the use of information technology in managing organizations
    • Ability to apply modern scientific and mathematical methods to management problems
    • Ability to coordinate the knowledge learned in program core course in the formulation and administration of sound business policy using case analysis and discussion
  • Determine and demonstrate well developed written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to evaluate current technology to critical and creatively solve business issues
  • Demonstrate strong analytic and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to integrate ethical decision models
  • Ability to construct both quantitative and qualitative analysis of business problems
  • Ability to write opinions based on analysis
  • Ability to formulate conclusions with evidence
  • Demonstrate a well-rounded education that enables the student to conduct themselves as responsible professionals and citizens who are aware of ethical issues and societal needs and problems

Student Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes