College of Business and Economics PLOs

Click on the links below to access each department’s or program’s Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs). If you need to make any updates or changes to your PLOs, send us an email at programassessment@boisestate.edu.

COBE Core Goals

COBE Core Goals apply to all students earning a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, regardless of discipline.

Goal 1: Understand and apply analytical and disciplinary concepts and methods related to business and economics

  • Accounting
  • Business Policy and Strategy
  • Economics, Finance
  • Information Technology Management
  • International environment of business
  • Legal environment of business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Supply Chain Management

Goal 2: Communicate effectively

  • Write clear, concise and compelling documents
  • Give presentations with effective content, organization and delivery

Goal 3: Solve problems, including unstructured problems, related to business and economics.

  • Identify problems/opportunities
  • Gather information
  • Conduct effective analyses
  • Identify relevant facts and assumptions
      • Choose and apply appropriate frameworks
      • Choose and apply appropriate analytical methods
      • Generate alternative courses of action
      • Formulate and communicate a viable plan of action

Goal 4: Use effective teamwork and collaboration skills.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of interpersonal processes
  • Participate effectively by attending all meetings, finishing assigned tasks on time, and taking an active part in all activities
  • Communicate effectively by listening respectfully and expressing ideas or opinions clearly
  • Take initiative in keeping the team on track to meet its goals
  • Take initiative to help resolve team conflict, when needed
  • Collaborate by helping others as needed

Goal 5: Resolve ethical issues related to business and economics.

  • Individual Responsibility (Business Ethics)
  • Social Responsibility (Corporate Social Responsibility)
  • Leadership Responsibility (Corporate Governance)
  • Environmental Responsibility (Environmental Sustainability)
  • Cultural Responsibility (Diversity)

Resolving issues pertaining to responsible business practices by

  • Identifying responsible business issues
  • Identifying relevant stakeholders and their interests
  • Evaluating possible impacts of alternative courses of action on stakeholders
  • Formulating and communicating a viable plan of action