Program Learning Outcomes | Pepperdine University | Seaver College

Program Learning Outcomes

A student who graduates with a major in business administration should be able to:

  • PLO #1: Demonstrate a significant understanding of the fundamental concepts of accounting, business law, economics, finance, management science, management and organizational behavior, and marketing.
  • PLO #2: Evaluate business problems from the perspective of multiple business disciplines and then formulate, communicate, and defend recommendations to decision-makers based on those evaluations.
  • PLO #3: Produce clearly written, concise analyses, and deliver clear, well organized, persuasive oral presentations.
  • PLO #4: Work more effectively with others by either:
    • a. understanding and recognizing the importance of diversity or inclusion. OR
    • b. understanding one's own unique cultural background and the backgrounds of other students and faculty members. OR
    • c. developing effective interpersonal interactions. OR
    • d. developing effective group interactions.
  • PLO #5: Analyze business situations in keeping with professional standards and moral values and recommend appropriate courses of action.
  • PLO #6: Demonstrate a commitment to civic engagement by applying business knowledge in a service project.